A comparison between attending and shooting
Yay! They’re back! The Photo of the Week was on a bit of a hiatus while I wrapped up the Japan posts, but I now welcome them back with open arms.
Over 27,110 pictures taken this year.. how do I choose the best?? Somehow I managed to pare it down to my top 50 (that was so hard!!).
From the quiet park to the bustling shopping district
Japan is full of some of the most amazing culture and fascinating history. With a civilization many centuries old, Japan has had a lot of time to evolve. However, they staunchly retain the rich past that defines their architecture, shrines, attitudes, and traditions. They respect each other and have an incredible work ethic. They impress the world every year with their technology, yet they loyally maintain structures that have been in existence for over 1300 years.
While I love beautiful scenic shots, my favorite type of shooting is candid portraits. A lot of people become self-conscious when a lens is pointed in their direction, or they ask if they need to get out of your shot. This makes these moments difficult to capture.. but all the more rewarding.
Part 2 of the four-day saga. Thanks, Kumoricon; it was fun!
A four-day convention can’t fit into one post! Here’s part 1.
I’m a nerd – or a geek, or otaku, or whatever.. I love anime, and I’m not afraid to admit it!