Tokyo is very dense. Every single day millions of people move around, almost flawlessly. Transportation here is a wonder of organization, of precision. Gear used: Fujifilm XT-2 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 ais

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These dango are made with rice, and put to grill slowly on charcoal. They are served with soy sauce (or sometimes other flavours) but I usually prefer them without sauce… just the grilled rice as it tastes a little bit sweet. Gear used: Nikon D810 + 135mm f/2 DC

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Happo-en is one of these gems you may find in Tokyo. A small garden, quiet and far from overcrowded, beautifully arranged around a magnificent pond, displaying very old bonzaïs and used to take a lot of wedding pictures. Be quiet, have a seat, and enjoy the view. Gear used: Nikon D810 + 135mm f/2 DC

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December is here… and Christmas too (very soon). Here’s our little present to start the last month of the year in a good mood. (picture taken a long time ago, found buried deep in a messy Lightroom catalogue). Gear used: Nikon D800 + 70-200mm f/4

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Details of the old roof of a guards house inside the imperial gardens. Gear used: Fujifilm XT2 + 56mm f/1.2 APD

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Tokyo is not really rich in “old stones”. Some of them can be seen around the imperial palace, and in the Marunouchi area. Gear used: Fujifilm XT2 + 56mm f/1.2 APD

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Everytimes a local festival is about to begin, it all starts with those colorful lanterns being displayed all around. Gear used: Nikon D810 + 135mm f/2 DC

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Jimbocho’s book shops are scattered on Yasukuni dori, and in the back streets behind. I love the atmosphere they provide, especially their quietness which contrasts sharply with the bustling life around. Gear used: Fijifilm XT2 + 16mm f/1.4

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I live really close to the Kyu Furukawa gardens, not far from Komagome station. And guess what… I had never even considered visiting those gardens. I stupidly believed that most japanese gardens looked alike and, being even closer to Rikugien, I had already a fine park nearby. What a mistake ! Kyu Furukawa gardens are […]

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Bunkyo Civic Center’s observation deck is free and offers a wonderful view on Tokyo. It is famous for its west view offering superb sunsets over Shinjuku and mount Fuji. When the weather is nice many people gather here to enjoy this specific moment of the day. Gear used: Fujifilm GFX 50S + 63mm f/2.8

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When the leaves start turning red, Rikugien hosts an “autumn light up festival”. They stay open longer at dusk, and light up the park. It is usually nice to see (although very crowded). This year the light-up started, without any red leaf… Which does not make it uninteresting anyway. Many details remain beautifully elegant, even […]

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An old picture found deep in my (super messy) Ligntroom library. This duck was being walked on a leash with Christmas-inspired clothes. I think this as part of an event held on Chuo dori in Akihabara. Anyway the duck had a tremendous success ! Gear used: Nikon D800 + 50mm f/1.8

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