Small Nebuta Matsuri (typical festival from Aomori) in front of our hotel the day we were there.
Some nice batting from Monday’s baseball game at Tokyo Stadium. Another good use of my 300mm lens ! :)
Put my 300mm into good use yesterday at the Tokyo Dome. Before the baseball game, a small performance of DJ Kaori and some japanese pom-pom girls. Can’t say we did not appreciate that bit of the show ;-)
Old photographers roaming the streets of Kagurazaka on weekdays.
Colourful outfits on the slopes of Kagura and Naeba !
Japanese girl taking some photos of pieces of Art on Teshima Island.
Not the most distinguished of waiting postures, but quite a popular one in Asia.
An umbrella, a required protection for most women in Asia : tanning is bad, very bad !
Not for the faint of hearts.
He must be at least 90 years old and still dancing !
Summer festivals in Japan : the yukatas are out !
Everyone is on the streets to sell beer and food for the Kagurazaka Matsuri, even the local snacks !
From the 2007 edition of the Tokyo Game Show ! Almost 6 years ago… still cleaning my picture library :)
Enjoying the food, the beer, the music or the service ? Perhaps the combination :) By the way, the silent mode of the 5D Mark III is a nice addition : it allows me to take such snapshots without being noticed.
What’s with old ladies and purple hair ? And this one had to wear a purple T-Shirt :D
Cake shopping in Akihabara.
A stroll in Harajuku is a guarantee for getting nice shots always. Today’s combination : 5D Mark III + 135mm/f2L. Today’s subject : a young Japanese woman wearing kimono posing on a balcony.
From one of our favourite japanese restaurants in Kagurazaka : Ware.
Lucky you : I have setup a gallery dedicated to Booth Babes :-) More images »
The Shi-Shi-Mai (Lion dance) is known to have the power to ward off evil spirits and summon the god off harvest and wealth, bringing prosperity. It is a longstanding tradition in Japan as it brings good luck in the new year.
Something for you Eric ! :D
Sobu-sen during a national holiday : unusually not crowded in the morning. The images a 16-35mm produces never cease to amaze me !
Where else than in Japan could you see this at Disneyland ?!
The Academy of Language Arts also had a few participants to the Kagurazaka Matsuri.
Coming soon :-)
Candid shot of a salaryman reading a newspaper in Tokyo’s undeground.
Exhausted 3GPP delegate sleeping on his keyboard during a RAN2 meeting in Barcelona !
Girls in Shibuya like Pink obviously : pink phone, pink earphone, pink stockings, pink shoes and pink thing popping out of a bag… all in just 20min waiting for my friend !
Very nice bokeh as always with the 135mm/f2.0L !
Japanese girl wearing a pink Kimono and using her iPhone to take photos of her friend getting married in Meiji Jingu, near Harajuku in Tokyo.