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Coming of Age Day - Shibuya
Image details
Image size
1280x852px 1.12 MB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D4
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/2.8
Focal Length
28 mm
ISO Speed
640
Date Taken
Jan 8, 2018, 4:09:45 PM
Sensor Size
9mm
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PhotographerGilberto's avatar

That is such a cool capture my friend...

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andyprophet's avatar
Superb!!! Awesome gallery, oh I miss Tokyo so much!!!!! So many memories. Thanks for sharing your photos!
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I'm glad you like my work!! :D

NinthTome's avatar
Stunning! Tradition meets modern in beautiful colors.
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Yes! Tradition & modernity is Tokyo in a nutshell. :D
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kage-niji's avatar
Coming of Age Day sounds really fun! I can imagine people celebrating it must be really happy :D
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It's a fun day for everyone, but unfortunately, I've never had the chance to experience it first hand. :D
dat0one0jeff0guy's avatar
woah! this is why japan is worth going
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neurotGuitar's avatar
Shibuyaaa! i've never been there :(
CamtheZoologist's avatar
i frickin' looooooooooooove Shibuya
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Tenkaido's avatar
The scene almost screams Japan. It is another one of those fine moments of contrast that you managed to skilfully capture (and share with the unlucky ones away from Japan).

A lovely find.
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Thank you very much! The adds and the kimono, modernity and tradition. :D
Rob-Cavanna's avatar
'nother one of those classic Japanese juxtapositions of traditional and modern. Always love that.

Really, you could almost draw a parallel between the design sense of the kimono pattern and the clutter of advertisements. There's a near equal relationship of design density and negative space!  
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it's interesting because despite Japan being associated with elegance and simplicity, there is actually lots of visual clutter. And that visual clutter, which finds its way into design, cities, and even textiles, it definitely very 'Japanese'. It seems as though there are two key aesthetics bound by the underlying concept of harmony and 'wabi-sabi' - transience and imperfection. :D
JACAC's avatar
i . r e m e n b e r . s o . w e l l . t h o s e . b e a u t i f u l . m o m m e n t s . =)
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They are beautiful! :D
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