Silver Falls, Oregon bathed in backlit sun.
Local Lens: Finding Peace in Tokyo with @hirozzzz
In this series, local Instagrammers show you their favorite places to shoot around where they live. To explore more of Tokyo, follow @hirozzzz on Instagram.
Tokyo Instagrammer Hiroaki Fukuda (@hirozzzz) is one of the many who have fallen in love with the dense crowds that populate the Tokyo cityscape. From the industrial areas of the Tokyo Bay to Tokyo Tower standing in the heart of the city, Tokyo’s dynamic scenery is one-of-a-kind. For Hiroaki, the beautiful constructions found all over the city fuel his creativity on Instagram.
Hiroaki likes to capture places like the tranquil Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden and the scenic route of the Yurikamome train line that rides along the Tokyo bay. “I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of what Tokyo would feel like if it was emptier,” he says. “Whether it is an empty train, a passageway, an empty bench in a park or a street in a busy district, I feel like I’m always striving to create a sense of calm in what I know to be one of the most densely populated regions in the world.”
Other locations Hiroaki enjoys shooting are the narrow alleys found in the vibrant districts of Shibuya and Shinjuku, the architecture in Omotesando and Ginza and the chaos of the Tsukiji Fish Market. Even among the hustle and bustle of these places, Hiroaki finds and captures a moment of peace.
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London..
London :Academic Press, [etc.],1833-1965..
Part of a limestone amulet, carved on 2 sides: a) moon, crescent, winged disc, divine head-dress, 10-rayed star with below a lion-headed man brandishing a dagger and a bearded man with a helmet; b) face of a bearded demon, possibly Pazuzu.
Neo-Assyrian, dated 700BC-612BC.
This was my favorite moment in Journey, so I felt like drawing it.