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12th of October 2006 (Thu), 10:15
on one of my many trips to Tokyo, i took some time to just walk around and take in the city.
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 12:04
Wow, exellent series there blackviolet. My favourites are #1 #3 #5 and #6.
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 12:09
Very Nice Keep up the good work
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 14:48
1 and 3
great and great!
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 14:51
I like them all. Thanks for sharing.
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 20:14
Great series, I especially like the B/W conversion you have going here, it's very rich and dark, love the tones.
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 21:02
Wow they are all very nice conversions!! The second one is my least favorite (i wish there was more dof in it) while i think the last one is perfect!
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 21:15
Very nice work! #3 is fantastic with all the lines. First and second last are really good, too...
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 21:38
12th of October 2006 (Thu), 22:29
the last shot gives a sense of history and usage
13th of October 2006 (Fri), 01:45
Lovely shots! I think they work great together. They also work very well in B&W.
13th of October 2006 (Fri), 20:47
Nice work, they are all good, well done.
13th of October 2006 (Fri), 22:01
I love numbers 2 and 5! what is #2?
14th of October 2006 (Sat), 00:26
nice series, the b/w makes it much more artistic
14th of October 2006 (Sat), 01:43
#3 is my fav. Was the original colors red and white? :D
14th of October 2006 (Sat), 12:22
these pics show a lot of depth which catches peoples eye
14th of October 2006 (Sat), 13:50
wow, very nice tone in the last pics, great work!
15th of October 2006 (Sun), 07:12
Great series, number 3 is my favourite.
15th of October 2006 (Sun), 07:32
Great stuff ... you never fail to pull some great shots out of your hat ;-)
15th of October 2006 (Sun), 21:48
I don't normally like things with straight lines, but #3 blew me away! It's great!
16th of October 2006 (Mon), 01:22
wow... thanks *everyone* for all of the great comments!!!
i can answer a few of the questions:
i do all of my mono conversions in Aperture. it's quite easy to blend red, green, and blue channels to get the results desired. i also adjust the luminance 'thing' (it's Aperture's version of curves) to get the tone as desired.
the stripes are actually two different colour sets - alternating green/white, and orange/white. the one in the foreground on the right is green/white.
the round things are bamboo ladles. they're used as part of a hand washing ritual before entering a shrine. use the right hand to wash the left, then left to rinse the right. then sip the water and return the ladle.
16th of October 2006 (Mon), 01:34
great shots.... is it just me or does B&W make everything look clean???
24th of October 2006 (Tue), 01:00
I love number 3 - the torii at Odaiba. I took a shot of those with my cameraphone one time after work (I work near there) and keep meaning to go back with a better camera. You've inspired me to do it now :D
24th of October 2006 (Tue), 16:34
Nice series, great B&W conversion.
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