September 9, 2013

Snowy Evening, Tokyo

Photograph by Danilo Dungo, Your Shot

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"The snow season in Japan is long … but Tokyo receives only small amounts of snow," says Danilo Dungo, a member of our Your Shot community. Dungo captured this shot in Shibuya, a busy commercial district known for the crowds of crisscrossing pedestrians that stream over a large intersection. "My hand was numb and soaking wet," says Dungo, who tried "to capture the expressions of the people passing me by."

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36 comments
Robert Marquis
Robert Marquis

I can almost feel the cold air in & out of my lungs !

Toso Bozic
Toso Bozic

I thought this was pencil drawing -- amazing photo and yes capture ordinary people expression always gives the depth of photography-- very nice photo

Pat Holden
Pat Holden

Lovely !  I like it.  I wonder why they all have the same kind of umbrella...clear...?

Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee

In winter,my home always have  heavy   snowfall

Shannon T
Shannon T

Umbrellas for snow? I've never seen that before.

Andrew Jeong
Andrew Jeong

Dancing in the pouring rain and in the snowfall is one of the most romantic experiences in our lives. How come they put themselves under the umbrella at a nice snowy night like this, particularly in Tokyo where they seldom have snowfall?

pawan kumar
pawan kumar

good shot B&W msde umberella illuminated B&W photo limited expressions allow to concentrate  on limited moods highlited by given photo. Dark sky, streetlights, falling snow, a bicycle, signboards , pedestrians all composing real essence of street

Yolanda Patterson
Yolanda Patterson

I love black and white photo's, to me they tell so much, you see more than in color!

Manabu Sasaki
Manabu Sasaki

I feel it as a heart-warming wonderful photograph.

Justin Sykes
Justin Sykes

Not sure that this captures people's expressions. They all look pretty expressionless.

Instead the punctulated light sources give an eerie warmth to the black and white shot.  The atmosphere has been caught, which is much harder than photographing a human expression.

Montez Kerr
Montez Kerr

great shot. it has a good balance and symmetry 

George Ginoy
George Ginoy

As a child , I really want to go to Japan, preferably in Tokyo .

Steven G.
Steven G.

PERFECT PLACE FOR THE OLYMPICS! Much LOVE to Japan! Japan 2020!!!!

Nick H.
Nick H.

incredible! thank you. more japan photos :D

Jaseem Clt
Jaseem Clt

@J S  don't confute the picture mate ,, the photo simply expresses how expressionless the metro life is :) and the photographer got excellent exposure 

great 

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