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B&W Shots from Asakusa

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Architecture / featured / Japan / Photography / Travels

After the latest Japan Drop, I thought that I would follow it up with some analog photography.  These scans of my black and white shots really make the surroundings feel ancient.  Asakusa is a beautiful place during the day and night; these photos of the lively market goers show just how packed the shopping street can get just after sundown.  I like shooting in this medium because you can get a sense of movement that […]

Japan Drop 3

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Japan / Travels

Asakusa, Tokyo! This drop contains images from a very interesting area of Tokyo called Asakusa.  The beads that I received from the Senso-ji temple I still haven’t taken off to this day.  This temple complex is extremely spiritual and full of life.  In the promenade, souvenirs are sold ranging from small trinkets to large katanas and beautiful kimonos.  The main grounds of the temple are protected by the Hozomon Gate.  This gate is extremely detailed […]

Japan Drop 2

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Osaka! Osaka is one of my most favorite places I travelled to during my time in Japan.  I got to see many famous places as well as a spontaneous festival that truly inspires me to this day.  The culture of the city is more relaxed than the rest of Japan and the citizens here do things a little differently.  While most of Japanese people ride the right side of the escalator, Osakans ride the opposite.  […]

Japan Drop 1

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  Tokyo Tower!  This is one of the first landmarks that I got acquainted with in Tokyo.  I would pass it when I would walk to Temple University Japan (TUJ).  The cover photo is the first time I got up close to the tower and I was truly amazed with the area that is immediately around it. Zojo-ji is the Buddhist Temple pictured in the first image.  The first time I explored this area was […]

Folded Pages

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Architecture / Drawing / Japan

Folded Pages is a building inspired by origami that is situated along a heavily trafficked staircase in Yanaka-Ginza, Tokyo, Japan.  This area of the city is traveled by people heading to the market or the train, both just down the street.  The area is constantly bustling with people of all different speeds and time frames.  To meet the needs of various groups, this building offers the public literature to read and share in three hierarchically […]