Flying Over Iris Beds at Senkono Ie

Fully blooming iris flowers in an old village in Fukui

By Hiroshi Ohnuki    - 1 min read

The other day I went to see the iris garden of Senkono Ie Village in Sakai City, Fukui. Senkono Ie literally means '1000-year-old house', but Senko also just indicates something very old or primeval. The old thatched roof house preserved in this village is actually only about 300 to 400 years old, but still the oldest house in Fukui Prefecture. Usually, people visit here to see this old house. However, in rainy season they come for the pretty irises in the garden. I arrived just after the rain in late June and the fully-blooming irises were really beautiful!

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Hiroshi Ohnuki

Hiroshi Ohnuki @hiroshi.ohnuki

I'm a professional photographer and videographer based in Fukui Prefecture. I'm either taking still photography of merchandise at my studio or shooting photos/videos of landscape, people, etc, out in the field upon my clients' request. At the moment, my interest lies in the video shooting using mini drone, and I'd like to share with you here the aerial videos I shot in various places in my hometown Fukui. 私は福井で写真/ビデオスタジオを経営しています。普段はスタジオで各種商品のスチール写真を撮影、もしくは顧客の要望に応じて各地へ赴き、写真・ビデオ撮影を行っています。現在マルチコプターによる空撮に凝っており、私の故郷福井で撮影した各地の空撮映像をジャパン・トラベルの読者にお届けしたいと思います。

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