It is a period of festivals in Tokyo… Here are my photo impressions of a much bigger festival than Kanda Matsuri – Sanja Matsuri in Asakusa. Packed with locals and tourists, but my focus was of course on the festival participants. 20 photos! :)
During my recent visit to St. Petersburg in Russia, I was lucky to be on the concert of the Ukrainian fusion-funk-reggae band SunSay. Their frontman Andrey Zaporozhets is already well-known in the post-Soviet part of the world for his previous music project 5’nizza. Anyway, the concert was terrific, with great sound and atmosphere. Andrey and his band connected to the audience from the first song. What I find fascinating about Andrey might seem trite, but he is a true musician. […]
People and phones. What else can I say? Well, Japanese even thought of a special word combination for checking your phone while walking – 「歩きスマホ」 (Aruki-Sumafo). In Russian, concentrated phone checking means – “тупить в телефон” (“checking your phone like a dumb”). In Germany youth slang for phone addicted people was “Smombie” (“Smartphone Zombie”). Fight against addiction! :D
Hmm… I focus (hey, it’s a photo pun!) more on street photography in the last months, but, well, I love street photography. And I am staying true to the theme of this site – “Shooting” people :). However, sooner or later, I will catch up with portraits. Here are some shots from a stroll I did though Yokohama’s Chinatown last week.