One of the many Izakaya found in Tokyo. I love these Japanese evenings, made of colors, lights, tasting like beer and perfect to share a good moment with friends. Gear used: Fujifilm GFX-50S + 110mm f/2

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Shimbashi by night is a totally different Tokyo. Forget the business-clean-mannered daytime city you may know. Little izakaya light up all the lanterns they can, people fill those narrow alleys to enjoy drinks and snacks,restaurants and bar staffs try to “fish” some customers while many girls propose massage or drink services, “et probablement plus si […]

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First “they” restored the old building, making the old station beautiful again (along with some technical upgrades such as a newer quake-proof structure, etc.) Then they cleaned the mess in front of the station: it is now a mostly pedestrian zone with some vegetation, and underground parking lots. Far from the big taxi playground it […]

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The “beach season” usually ends on September 1st around here. It does not mean that the beaches are closed, but simply that the wooden barracks hosting temporary cafes and restaurants are removed, that life guards are sent back to their universities or jobs, that beaches won’t be crowded as they use to be in July […]

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One of Tokyo’s famous perspectives, which you’ll enjoy in Shinjuku while walking on the pedestrian bridge connecting the former Southern Terrace to the JR station’s south exit. The three towers keep reminding me of the Eye of Sauron… they are in fact the Park Tower, the second tallest structure in Shinjuku with their 235m and […]

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A man on his way to work walks past a collection of vintage Godzilla movie posters Gear used: Fujifilm X-T2 + 35mm f/0.95

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Back in Tokyo after a couple of monthes away… time to resume feeding this page, starting with this sacred knot, a view so typical of the many little hidden temples you’ll come across walking in Tokyo. Gear used: Fujifilm X-T2 + Mitakon 35mm f/0.95

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The famous green tea fields of Obuchi Sasaba, in Shizuoka prefecture. The area is filled with those green and perfectly aligned bushes. This area in particular is famous for its view on Mount Fuji. Gear used: Fujifilm X-T2 + 35mm f/0.95

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This kind of tenderness is rather rare in Japan… but the sunset this day was so magical that many people just stopped for a while, relaxed, and enjoyed this warm evening and its wonderful hues. Gear used: Fujifilm X-T2 + 35mm f/0.95

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In the day they look like dull little streets, seemingly deprived of all kind of life. But don’t be mistaken, these narrow streets found behind many of the city’s big avenues come to life every evening. Suddenly lanterns are hung outside, smoke and smell from the grills start invading the air, people leave their offices […]

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Nezu Jinja is certainly one of those many undertated marvels. Located in the center of Tokyo, this templs is quite big and offers a unique experience, far from those of overcrowded places such as Asakusa or Meiji Jingu. A wonderful idea to spend a couple of hours quietly, enjoying a wonderful architecture, and a unique […]

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You had a long day visiting many interesting locations in Tokyo. You walked a lot, spent hours in trains and metros, and you need a little break. If the weather is fine you can head to Odaiba, get off the Yurikamome line at Odaiba Kaihin Koen station. There, stop by one of the convenience store […]

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