Shimenawa are those ropes you’ll see a lot in Japan, mostly in and around shrines. They indicate a holy area, or a sacred thing such as a tree, or a rock. This shimenawa can be seen in the main yard of Meiji Jingu.

Gear used:
Nikon D810 + 135mm f/2 DC

Shimenawa: handmade holy rope

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Lucky enough to have spent the last 6 years of my life in Tokyo, I spend a lot of time wandering through this always amazing city, a camera and a couple of lenses in my bag, mostly Nikon… for the time being.