This photograph is taken in the small park in Shinjuku. Here is an area where it is in the back hand of shopping quarter, is also called the Korean town, and is crowded with the Korean restaurant or general dealers. Although it was the time in front of noon, the old people who are visible to passing middle age in a park were sitting on benchi, and were chatting with the acquaintance. Probably, they are people who live around this. While the well-groomed old man who wore the red cardigan of the photograph also stood without carrying out what, he was chatting with the acquaintance in entrance of the park. For people who pass over retirement age and are being embarrassed with time, the only relaxation may come to a park and may kill time. I feel that the whole surface of the life style of old age was seen. It was one fine day.
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erhan1958 (15250) 2011-12-01 12:20
very nice photo of a daily life
man in a red and looks very good
lousat (78329) 2011-12-01 15:24
Hi Mikio,a very artistic pic played very well between lights and shadows,great colors,composition and very rich background too.I like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Bluejeans (64249) 2011-12-12 11:00
Ola Mikio ,
Interessante esta tua foto de vida diária com este homem a caminhar , boa luz lateral , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
andywo (4725) 2011-12-20 7:44
I like this portrait of the man in red jacket.
Interesting presentation - good depth and composition.
All the best,
cavli (1876) 2011-12-23 1:57
I like your composition very much. blur background works well. nice colors and details on your model. tfs
gus72 (3719) 2013-04-05 23:20
Hi Kato !!
old age..... it is a difficult time ..... however this man seems to be doing O.K.
he is well dressed and he is moving freely
I like the effect in the background ... blurred but still giving an idea of the shops, etc.
and his red cardigan steals the show
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-11-30
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/2000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-12-01 11:27