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Glimpses of Japan: Nara's tranquil autumn scenery (1)

The three-story pagoda at Hokiji Temple in Nara is seen with cosmos flowers in the foreground. The temple is famous for its scenery with cosmos flowers, which are grown by local residents on idle farmland. (Photo by Yusuke Hashimoto/Series Akiiro Nara 1)

The Mainichi is launching a serial photo section, titled "Glimpses of Japan," which introduces outstanding works by amateur photographers capturing various landscapes and scenery across Japan. The first installment shows photos by Yusuke Hashimoto under the theme, "Nara in Autumn." Born in November 1970, Hashimoto is a salaried worker-cum-amateur photographer, whose works can be viewed at:

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