Photographer and longtime Japan resident captures stunning images of Japan's many UNESCO World Heritage sites with stunning full-color photographs. Author and photographer John Lander takes the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan as a starting point for exploring the country's architecture, history, customs and festivals. Lander, who has lived in Japan for 35 years, traveled to almost all the country's UNESCO sites.
John Lander is a freelance photographer based near Kamakura, Japan with a passion for Japanese gardens, hot springs, and colorful festivals. Credits include photos published by National Geographic, Travel+Leisure, Conde Naste Traveler, Lonely Planet, Rough Guides,TIME Magazine, Architectural Digest, Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Forbes, Camping Life and travel sections of newspapers in the US and Canada. In recent years, John has devoted his time and travels to three photo book essays with extended captions, Hidden Gardens of Japan,Offbeat Japan and the newest project: World Heritage Japan.