It was afternoon, December 31st, 2018. I was in Shiogama, a city in the North-East of Japan, strolling through the local fish market, which was about to close. And then I noticed this 90ish year old granny, who was cleaning her stall. Unbelievable dedication (and maybe genetics?) to still work at such a high age and still serve the people! And having the 31st as her last working day of the year… :D Then she took her New Year’s Eve […]
I got lucky that weekend. I went to the Meiji Shrine in Tôkyô and there was THE opportunity to make photos of cute and festivly dressed children. The Shichi-Go-San Kids. What is “Shichi-Go-San”? Let me quote from JapanVisitor: November 15th is the Shichi-Go-San (“7-5-3”) Festival in Japan, celebrated as a gala day for three and five-year-old boys (or, in many areas, for five-year-old boys only) and three and seven-year-old girls. On this day, prayers are offered for the healthy and […]
Just when you start thinking I am only photographing pretty girls… OK, you already convinced that I am only photographing pretty girls. Then how about this? Here is a grumpy old man sitting on the floor in front of the Ueno Sta. exit in Tôkyô, Japan. Take notice of his bandanna! :D
Hello :). From now on I will present/comment my photos in English due to the change of personal geographical location, as well as the change of my target group. With the latter being, honestly speaking, quite international since a while. Here are some of my attempts of “shooting” people in the streets of the sunny Catalonian cities Barcelona and Figueres.