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Tokyo 2016: Tokyo Tower (Gallery)

Tokyo 2016: Life Among Geometry, Under Tokyo TowerTokyo 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

Photo Album Week 43: Singapore Sports Hub 1

Why does this post have the ‘1’ postfix? Because this is definitely not the last time I will be visiting and making images of this place. There should be more photographic possibilities in the future when inspiration strikes again. Built on the site of the original National Stadium (Which was quite a large splendid example of brutalism. Do an internet search for images of it if you are interested.), the new Sports Hub encompasses a new Stadium, sports facilities, a mall (yup this is Singapore all right 😉 ), links to an indoor stadium, links to another mall with a cinema, links to other event halls, ice skating ring, and a whole load of other stuff. Read what the official website says, “a world-class, integrated sports, entertainment, and lifestyle hub delivering world-class sporting and entertainment events.”

Stadium Façade

Singapore National Stadium 5Nikon D610, 50mm, f/8, 1/200, ISO 100

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