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Tokyo Gold

Updated: Jul 26, 2023

Tokyo resident and streetscape photographer Pak shares his craft with From This Point

"Through the lens of my camera, I aim to portray Tokyo as a living, breathing entity — an amalgamation of tradition and modernity, where the old harmoniously coexists with the new. Each photograph tells a unique story, a fleeting moment frozen in time, encapsulating the city's rhythm, energy, and endless surprises. Enjoy."

Yes, I'd say she is stellar. Omotesando, Shibuya, Tokyo.

A customer waits outside a Tonkatsu shop (とんかつ) as the rain threatens to fall. The dream of deep-fried breaded pork cutlets is more powerful than the threat of the weather.

Hungry? Book ahead. Marugo is now on the Michelin Guide

Yasukuni Jinja is a Shinto shrine located in Chiyoda, Tokyo. It is a significant and controversial religious site that serves as a memorial to Japan's war dead.

The Eye of Shinjuku, 1969 by #MiyashitaYoshiko

The poster on the right warns of dangers from being trapped in the doors of crowded carriages as a station guard waits patiently for the next rush of commuters.

A wave of human tide washes across a road in #Kabuchiko

Flight path over Kitashinagawa

14 million people live in Tokyo Metropolis; nearly 37 million in the greater Tokyo Area. Here is one in Shinjuku (新宿)

Tranquillity at Rainbow Bridge

Welcome to #NeonLand

Minus 3 Beatles on NOT Abbey Road are framed by Cherry Blossom

Built in 1969, the #YasuyoBuilding resembles a stack of twisted bolts

Masked #maidens and #monster collide in Sinagawa-ku

"Its is my hope that those who view my work carry a piece of Tokyo with them — the laughter of its people, the hum of its streets, and the whispers of its history. May these images serve as a reminder that beauty exists in the everyday, and each moment is a canvas waiting to be captured."

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