I did make a very brief Tokyo thread a while back, but I have decided to leave that to perish and open a new and more comprehensive thread.
I lived just north of Tokyo for over 4 years, having left and returned to London this year. Leaving was one of the hardest things I have done, and I spend every day wishing I was still there.
One of my greatest regrets is that despite living there for as long as I did, I only got round to buying a new camera and equipment about 4 months before I left. I now consider everything I took prior to that to be sub-standard. I only got in to the city to photograph every so often at weekends, so despite living there for over 4 years, my Tokyo collection is smaller than many of my other threads. I have travelled extensively all across Japan, to every last corner, yet I have almost no worthwhile photographs. This to me is a deep disappointment as I love Japan more than anywhere else. I need to to back and photograph extensively.
Tokyo is a monster. As always, you captured a great mix of people, street scenes and city shots. I only spent a week there and felt I missed so much, after viewing this thread I now know I did. Lot's of shots I don't recognize. Love some of the fashions you captured. Impressive all around.
Wow, these photos are unreal. Bravo! Tokyo is such a dynamic and compelling city, the ultimate metropolis. Impressive skyline density shots, I've always been a fan of Tokyo-style modern mid-rise buildings. Simple, clean, and effective. The Japanese youth are so stylish and fashionable.
Darn, Japanese cities look so futuristic. Tokyo can easily be on another planet. California has a little bit of that going on, but the east coast is like the industrial revolution took a 500-mile long crap and parts of it has been cleaned up, but most of it still stinks. No disrespect
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