Tag: architecture

Kurashiki Bikan District

An Evening at the Kurashiki Bikan Historical District

Last week I had the pleasure of paying a visit to Okayama Prefecture with my family. Before we went, I was especially looking forward to photographing some spots I had perhaps neglected when we lived there. One place that was high on my list was the Kurashiki Bikan Historical District. This area is filled with old merchant buildings of the 17th century, and even has no electrical lines running around it in order to preserve...
Photo of Meguro Gajoen Hall in Tokyo

Meguro Gajoen Hall

Last year while shooting for GaijinPot’s Yamanote Line Japanese study series, I was having trouble finding something interesting to shoot around Meguro Station. Many of these stations look very much alike (i.e. boring and/or a bit run down), and I was challenged to get something unique about the area. I did a little research and found that a minute or two walk down the road from the station was this lovely hall used for a...
Abstract Photo of Buildings

Squared Off Sky

This photo comes from downtown Tokyo, just up the road from Tokyo Station in fact. It was pretty cloudy this day but at the time there was some light shining through which made for some nice lighting on these buildings. I really like the way the lines work in this shot, and how shaped off the whole thing is. Camera: Nikon D7000 Lens: Nikon 35mm f/1.8G Shot Info: f/9 | 1/125sec | ISO200 | 35mm