This photograph is taken in the alley in the middle of taking a walk from Ōtsuka to Ikebukuro of Tokyo. The circumference of this alley is a place where the residence and the small-scale store are intermingled, and there are many standard buildings peculiar to Tokyo. This building was built attractively as there might differ from surrounding buildings on the corner which two alleys intersect exactly. I have memorized which this was a two-story apartment house itself. The outer wall of the mortar style were uniquely covered by green and ivy. Two set of electric meter are installed in left-hand side beside the small door. And in front of the building, one bicycle was placed lonely. A strong light of the morning from horizontal direction was illuminating the building.
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Subhogen (3270) 2013-12-20 21:19
Nice shot of this modern building. I like the light and shadow patterns you have captured on the wall. The green plants contrast the wall of the building very well and creates a soothing effect in this concrete jungle. Good inclusion of the mirror in the composition..we can see the corner of the street as well. The cycle presents a lonely melancholy mood. Excellent photo and thanks for sharing.
mcmtanyel (7384) 2013-12-20 21:27
Tightly framed, nice and sharp. The bicycle is well-positioned.
pajaran (44418) 2013-12-20 23:10
Interesantan tekst o ulici sa opisom ...
Dobra kompozicija, lepo pokazano mesto i trenutak, lep prsljen na fasadi i refleks na ogledalu.
Dobar rad i kontrast, lepe boje i trenutak sa senkom.
Sve najbolje za vikend, srecno.
An interesting article on the street with a description ...
Good composition, nice place and shown the moment, a nice vertebra on the facade and reflection in the mirror.
Good work and contrast, beautiful colors and a moment with a shadow.
All the best for the weekend, good luck.
jhm (130710) 2013-12-21 0:56
Thank you very much for my picture to take as favourite.
Simple but attractive through the green ivy around the window.
You play nice with light and shadows
Sharp and clear image.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice weekend,
mirosu (10234) 2013-12-21 1:15
Very interesting arrangement with the green bushes on the wall, the bike and the street mirror. All in vey good light, excellently framed in tight crop.
Wish you a very nice weekend.
ROADS IN SWISS ALPS
ikeharel (47056) 2013-12-21 2:12
Nice included the traffic-mirror on right, added a bit of the surrounding area to lookout.
Nice compo. with shades over the entrance of a humble home, very different from what we see on the mirror. Good contrast of a subject.
have a nice weekend,
saxo042 (35266) 2013-12-21 6:43
The mirror shows an interesting view of the alley and it is also in a fine balance with the awning above the door. Together with the bicycle, these three items provide a good triangle in the composition.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (10603)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-11-05
- Categories: Daily Life, Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/8, 1/350 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-12-20 21:02