Capture memories of couples and families while playing in Kamikochi and Norikura Kogen
From family photos and travel memories to location photos for weddings. Photographs that will be treasured for a lifetime as a reminder of an extraordinary time in the serene wilderness. We will take photos while enjoying snow hiking.
¥30,000 ※Snowshoe tour fee is not included.
At least 75 photo data (to be delivered within 2 weeks)
You will be shot in cold weather below -10 degrees Celsius.
In winter, most days in Kamikochi and Norikura-Kogen are below -10℃. It is a very difficult environment to photograph with your own smartphone or camera. A photographer who shoots in Kamikochi every year will guide you while you take photos, so you can get your own unique photos that you cannot take anywhere else.
Professional outdoor photographer will shoot
Outdoor photographer living in Norikura Kogen. He walks and shoots in the mountains of Japan every year. He also shoots for The North Face catalog while doing location photography in Norikura Kogen. Because I live in Norikura, I can take you to the most suitable shooting location at any given time. Because I live in Norikura, I can take you to the most appropriate location for the shoot at any given time.
Location photography is also available in winter at Kamikochi and the icefalls within Norikura Kogen. Additional fees may apply depending on location and content.
We will take you to the most beautiful time in the morning when the foggy ice appears.
Rime ice are supercooled mist particles blown by the wind onto trees and other surfaces, and the stimulation causes ice to form on them, just like snowflakes. It looks like a white flower blooming on a tree, and has an indescribable beauty. Please note that you may not be able to see rime due to weather conditions.
Only Raicho offers tours in the most beautiful early mornings in Kamikochi in winter!
They can take beautiful, memorable photos in an extremely cold environment.
Photographed by photographers with expertise in the mountains and outdoors
Only for private tours, so you can enjoy your own time without worrying about time.
I want professional photography in beautiful Kamikochi and Norikura Kogen.
I want pictures that I can remember in the future with my family and friends.
I want a location photo shoot that is different from others.
Tour Reservation Flow
①Book an eligible private tour
If you wish, we will have a meeting by e-mail or message. Let’s think together about the image you want to capture and the location of the photo shoot.
Waterproof jacket and pants （snowwear)
Waterproof gloves (inner gloves are even better)
Warm clothing (e.g., chemical fiber undershirt) *Early in the morning it may be -10°C or lower.
Waterproof shoes such as climbing shoes, snow boots
Goggles (for wind and snow) or sunglasses (on sunny days)