af-5.jpg“The question is not what you look at but what you see!”

– Henry David Thoreau

I seek the simple, sublime, and sudden in nature, urban landscape, minimal, and street photography.

Originally from Canada, I have settled in Osaka, Japan.

Photography for me is both therapy and purpose. It’s a manner of expression to experience and develop what I see, to rouse meaning, interpretation, emotion, metaphor, and spatial harmony. It is also a gathering point to explore the ‘captured moment’ by others, whatever the genre. This blog, then, is a contribution in a communal effort–I am keen to explore and experience your forum as well.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThe title of this blog comes from some word-play with my first and family name. Through it I suggest that, no matter one’s beliefs, what is important is that behind our identities we can respect each other despite our differences.

With regard to street photography, I upload what I judge to be appropriate. My aim is simply to capture an emotion, situation, or instant with which we can make a connection, whether simple or deep, and find the spirit of ourselves. While this is fuzzy territority because it involves some intrusion into other people’s privacy, I hope I can be forgiven for at times taking pictures without permission. Having said that, I am open to feedback on anything that might be deemed inappropriate.

Any Fidelity will do started on Blogger in August 2006 and moved to WordPress in September 2010. I stopped posting in February 2011 but resumed in February 2016. (Entries between these dates are ‘retro-posted’).

Selected photographs are on the Albums page. There is also the Folio page with a dozen of my recent, preferred shots.

Permission is needed to use content from this blog. In principle, it is okay if full attribution is given and the content is not used in a negative way.
Use the contact form below for requesting permission.

Thank you for visiting. I hope you find something interesting.

Angel Figueroa


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11 thoughts on “About

  1. I’m glad I found your blog. I’m looking forward to seeing more of your awesome work! Thank you for sharing what you see with everyone. What a treat it’s been…Best wishes to you in all you do! Cheers, Koko:)

  2. I think Osaka is a great place to explore and photograph. I found it to be a fantastic place full of all sorts of hidden treasures. I look forward to your work.

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