Mount Fuji under Moonlight

By: Shingo Takei


Region: Asia

Site: Mount Fuji - Japan


Moonlight has illuminated Mount Fuji, the world-known natural symbol of Japan. The volcano, that last erupted about 300 years ago, is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776m and one of the country's "Three Holy Mountains". Mt. Fuji is just west of Tokyo and near the Pacific coast. This winter night image is taken from Yamanakako village of Yamanashi prefecture. As noted by the photographer "The light of 0.2 lux -the brightness of the Full Moon- has clearly illuminated Mt. Fuji and the lake side. Shingo Takei/

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