The first half of November was exceptionally warm in the Tôkyô region, with temperatures sometimes rising until 22°C. Here is a collection of people snapshots from the Yoyogi and Meijingu parks – both are next to each other.
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