Photographs from a small group of islands
Feb 27 2019 12 Comments
Reds and yellows in Shinjuku’s red light district.
2/27/2019 at 8:48 am
I particularly like the yellow.
2/27/2019 at 8:07 pm
Cheers. Quite taken with that one myself. Fortunately just about managed to get her in the right spot.
2/27/2019 at 8:59 am
I particularly like the (sort of) matching blue trouser legs. A feat indeed!
2/27/2019 at 8:09 pm
Haha, indeed. But yeah, that was a nice little extra. As is the foot in the top right. Now if only the buckles on her coat had been round to match the bicycle wheel…
2/27/2019 at 10:03 am
Yeah I totally agree with everyone as well. The colors are so vibrant that I feel as if I can almost touch them!
The man seems to be a little upset as perhaps he has been caught leaving an establishment:)
2/27/2019 at 8:12 pm
I know eh? They were lovely bright spots on an otherwise very dull and grey day.
Haha, that’d make a good story, but in his defence he was just stood there on the phone. No hint, as far as I good see, of any, erm, ‘meetings’!
2/27/2019 at 1:37 pm
The yellow is such a cool shot. Awesome timing! 🙂
2/27/2019 at 8:13 pm
Thanks. Happy with that one. Even had to do a fast walk to catch her, so especially pleased I got the shot.
2/27/2019 at 4:21 pm
Completely eye popping!
2/27/2019 at 8:15 pm
They really were. The reds really stood out, and the lady’s coat was visible from quite a distance!
2/27/2019 at 5:21 pm
Wow, what an arresting yellow coat.
I used to have a pair of jeans that colour – but that was a long time ago when both my waist size and fashion sense were much smaller.
I have to admit to being a bit of a vending machine geek – I have endless photos of them from my visits. But it’s nice to see them feature in a professional photograph. The balance you have got with the reds either side of the man in black is remarkable. And his expression is wonderfully direct.
2/27/2019 at 8:21 pm
Isn’t it? As interesting as it is unusual. She really did stand out.
Thanks. To be honest, I tend not to notice them that much. Just become so accustomed to them I suppose. But these ones, along with red cones and the freshly painted red post, really did stand out. Even more so with the man as a contrast. I took 2 shots. The first he was just looking at his phone, so it didn’t really work. Then he must have sensed me there, cos he looked up and then that’s when I got this. The eye-contact, and expression, made all the difference.
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