In response to WPC: Corner
Tokyo 2016: Tokyo Tower Night Geometry
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Unfortunately I’ve gotten very busy all of a sudden and will be away for a while. I might respond to a few WPCs, but could be all I will be doing for the time being. Oh, and anyone interested in other prints can check out my print site here.
For the weekly photo challenge: Surprise
Singapore 2017: Chinatown Bazaar – At A Food Stall
In response to the WPC Photo Challenge: Ambiance
Tokyo 2016: Under Tokyo Tower
Tokyo 2016: Romance Under Tokyo Tower
Nikon D610, 24mm, f/8, 1/40, ISO 1100
Once upon a time, the Tokyo Tower was the main “tall structure you gotta see” when you visit Tokyo. It was built as a broadcasting tower and became the tallest free-standing tower in 1958, surpassing the Eiffel Tower in height. Of course 1958 was a long time ago and many more high-rise buildings have sprung up, challenging the broadcasting effectiveness of Tokyo Tower. Continue reading
In which we look at a night in colourful Myeongdong, and an equally impressive Korean hotpot, Jajang Tteokbokki.
Streets Of Myeongdong 2016: A Stroll In The Colourful Night
Nikon D610, 60mm, f/5.6, 1/60, ISO 1000
Myeongdong is even more crowded in the night than it is in the day – more people get off work, travellers generally leave shopping to the evenings, less sunny, etc. It is just natural to the human species that retail and F&B only get into full swing in the evenings (except Sundays ;)). More roadside carts selling street food pull onto the streets starting from the late afternoon. The neon signs on display add a lot of colour and ambiance to the night.
Ice-cream Seller And The Boy
Nikon D610, 85mm, f/2.8, 1/250, ISO 3200
Orchard Road, Singapore: On the street of a prime shopping district, street vendors ply their trade into the night.
Boy Playing With Mobile Phone In Library
Nikon D610, 18mm, f/11, 1/40, ISO 3200
Orchard Library, Singapore: Among the shelves of books, a boy is oblivious to the volumes of knowledge around him and focuses on his mobile phone game. Ah well, kids.
Namsan Park, Seoul: He is working on something, but I just can’t get close enough to figure out.
Myeong-Dong, Seoul: The shops and night bazaar serves many local snacks, fast-foods and desserts for visitors.
Myeong-Dong, Seoul: A famous and popular tourist area for shopping and F&B. It gets more crowded and interesting at night as the bazaar comes to life. Lots of beauty products to be found at competitive prices for the ladies.
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore: These are tree-shaped man-made architectural structures lined with growing fauna.