Japanese Rock Gardens
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Ryōan-ji (late 15th century) in Kyoto , Japan, a famous example of a zen garden
All photographs by Frantisek Staud My approach to photograph Japanese gardens All images are copyrighted by Frantisek Staud See other photographs in Frantisek Staud's Photo Gallery
Design Principles There are certain intrinsic principles that one needs to grasp to successfully capture the spirit of the Japanese garden.
In Japan, landscaping with rocks has become an artform; as rocks are not just rocks, they are privileged objects that demand very special attention.