Tokyo Tower is an intensive communications tower in Shiba-Koen, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Spending the period of one year and a half and a total of 219,335 staffs, it was completed in October, 1958. Height was publicized 333 m, and it is a communications tower of trussed structure with an observatory to the grounds 125m and 223.55m. It was the height of No.1 of Japan about 51 years and a half until it is extracted by TOKYO SKYTREE as an independence type steel tower. It is the 2nd highest building in Japan which ranks second to SKYTREE now. This photograph is taken from the ground of Tokyo Tower, when a foreign acquaintance family came to Tokyo in 2010.
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photoray (11795) 2014-05-24 6:31
Attractive angle to display the internal steel frame in elaborate geometrics of the Tokyo Tower and the night time gold lighting enhances the scene.
Is this the tower Godzilla destroyed in the movie?
Thanks for sharing,
ikeharel (56066) 2014-05-24 7:14
Fine night shot on view upwards, Mikio.
I see tokyo has it's own Eiffel-tower...
Nice clear details, illuminated gold, and taken with superb clarity.
Enjoy your weekend,
saxo042 (37268) 2014-05-24 7:29
A good POV, here we can follow here construction details, captured in an interesting light. This tower reminds me a lot of a similar one in Paris... Still, a very good picture.
abmdsudi (42664) 2014-05-24 8:16
Magnificent structure to visit and photograph, but standing underneath it made it look particularly diff & awesome with enormous impact and mass of detail you managed to register under low light condition, very tricky lighting to work with but the exposure control is spot on. The golden glow is just prominent enough to break up the dark night sky and helps to concentrate on the essential. It's beautiful and striking remarkably shot, Tfs
pajaran (51272) 2014-05-24 10:49
Interesantan tekst o tornju sa opisom, lep pogled u noci na celicnu konstrukciju ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazana konstrukcija tornja u noci, lepe boje.
Fantastican rad konstruktora i arhitekta.
An interesting article on the tower with a description, a beautiful view of the night on a steel structure ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely demonstrated construction of the tower at night, beautiful colors.
Fantastic work of designers and architects.
All the best.
tatadalou (6081) 2014-05-24 12:50
This tower looks like Eiffel tower ! The fact you've shot it by night adds nice nuances of golden tones.
dale54 (6605) 2014-05-24 14:12
mikio hello..wonderful work you give us here my friend..superb night shot! excellent! dale
COSTANTINO (54493) 2014-05-24 21:12
Good morning dear friend
wonderful shot executed in a perfect way
with golden lights
the truth is that the night time golden
lighting enchances this scenery
have a nice Sunday
mirosu (13340) 2014-05-25 4:00
I like this excellent view up to the tower and the superb symmetrical arrangement. The lighting is very good and the contrast against dark sky perfect.
adores (36195) 2014-06-23 17:21
Beautiful and with a very good exposure. I like this pov and the details you captured. Beautiful colours also.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-01-01
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/4, 1/30 seconds
- Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-24 6:25