Video cam at the ready, phone numbers being exchanged. Looks like an impromptu film shoot
It’s been a while since we have had a Shibuya Streets series. The weekends are always busy with foot traffic and with a spare hour, I took a walk out to test my a new camera. Some of the shots I was very pleased with, others got to test out the ‘delete’ button function. The delete function is probably the one I have best mastered now with this camera.
Here are the shots with some brief comments to give you a feel for Shibuya from the street.
Everyone loves to take photos at Shibuya Crossing
Busy afternoon at the Shibuya scramble crossing
Plenty of fashions at this busy Shibuya scramble crossing
Lost in the crowd, lost in his music
This one was by mistake, but since this is 'Shibuya Streets', why not?
I remember traveling to New York some years ago and being surprised at how different the street fashions and street manners were to a comparable big city like Tokyo. It never gets boring watching the movement of the city.
Fashion in the foreground, ads in the background. Lots of action in Shibuya
This is one way to get above the crowds
Horikita Maki advertising for docomo on the 109 building
A policeman contemplating his ride home. Maybe he is looking up at Horikita Maki
A strangely peaceful view in the big city. The Shibuya river that flows under the Tokyu Dept store
Looking back up Dogenzaka, Shibuya Station
Pepper Lunch or Pepper Dinner? Either way these steaks are good
Large truck ads for new TV show on Fuji Television roar by
Another truck ad. This one for an Manga Cafe, manboo
Livedoor's YYC community dating site rolls by. 2,500,000 members. now in its 9th year
After all those trucks, it’s nice to see the Hachiko small community bus get a chance to hit the road.
Shibuya community bus, Hachiko
That’s a quick round up for this version of Shibuya Streets. There is always a lot of activity in Shibuya, particularly around the crossing. The fashions and the movements of people are fascinating to watch.