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A Tokyo Photo Walk

Posted in Places by tokyobling on April 3, 2012

One of the best ways to improve your health by a long day’s walk, improve your creativity and to improve your general mood is to go for a photo walk! During all my years with a camera, it had never struck me to just walk around with my camera and shoot randomly whatever I saw or encountered, until I came to Japan. I believe that this kind of photography is what the Japanese really excel at when it comes to image art, and it has taken me many years to even warm up to the idea of just shooting for fun and with no purpose, goal or set idea. It’s also possible to do photo walks anywhere in the world, alone or with friends or even total strangers. I believe it has become quite the art movement during the first decade of this century with organized worldwide photo walks held simultaneously all around the world. I have never joined any of those by I often go out with other camera happy friends, most recently in Tokyo a couple of weeks ago. These are just random photos from Tokyo station, Marunouchi and Ginza. I accept that I haven’t even begun to master the art of the photo walk, I am always amazed by the images my friends take, it really requires a special way of seeing to be able to get good results from a photo walk! Anyway, here’s mine. Enjoy!

Tokyo Peninsula Hotel

Posted in Places by tokyobling on April 22, 2010

Although I have never stayed there I always pass and look up when I pass this wonderfully beautiful hotel facing Tokyo’s Imperial Palace. Some day, when I’m a rich and famous professional blogger, I might get a chance to check out the rooms from the inside, until then, please enjoy these photos of the Peninsula Hotel after dark. Lovely!


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