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Memories of the Future

Postby lennart2707 » Thu 05.22.2008 6:43 pm

Hey there,
I'm a photographer and just returned from a trip to Japan, have a look at the pictures if you're interested:
http://www.lennartmaschmeyer.com
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby Harisenbon » Thu 05.22.2008 8:08 pm

Very nice work.

My favorite is the one of the train conductor, as well as the girl with the keitai. =)

Did you enjoy Tokyo?
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby two_heads_talking » Fri 05.23.2008 8:24 am

I have to admit, I like the picture of the old man taking a picture of you taking a picture of him.

I also like the 3 "construction workers" or is that chimpira using the cross walk.
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby lennart2707 » Fri 05.23.2008 5:35 pm

hey, thanks! The old man is actually taking a picture of the other old man whose head is missing. He was so concentrated, I dont think he spotted me at all.
I enjoyed Japan and Tokyo a lot. Also went to Hokkaido and Kyoto, but Tokyo left the strongest imprint on me. I felt very foreign.
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby becki_kanou » Fri 05.23.2008 10:16 pm

Thanks for posting these pictures. They're really excellent.
I think my favorite was the 3 happy construction workers crossing the street, but the picture of the escalator was very good too.

(A small thread-jack- The escalator picture reminded me of my recent trip to Tokyo; when I went there the escalators mixed me up to no end. In Kansai we always stand on the right and walk on the left, but it's the opposite in Tokyo, so I was always standing on the wrong side.)
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby Harisenbon » Fri 05.23.2008 11:25 pm

two_heads_talking wrote:II also like the 3 "construction workers" or is that chimpira using the cross walk.


Those are construction workers. Chinpira look much different (although there are sometimes overlaps) :D
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby Wakannai » Sat 05.24.2008 12:24 am

You know, this thread title struck me as very John2ish. I had to double check the poster's name.

Actually, thanks for the pics.
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby john2 » Sat 05.24.2008 9:33 am

Wakannai wrote:You know, this thread title struck me as very John2ish. I had to double check the poster's name.

Actually, thanks for the pics.


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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby two_heads_talking » Tue 05.27.2008 2:30 pm

lennart2707 wrote:hey, thanks! The old man is actually taking a picture of the other old man whose head is missing. He was so concentrated, I dont think he spotted me at all.
I enjoyed Japan and Tokyo a lot. Also went to Hokkaido and Kyoto, but Tokyo left the strongest imprint on me. I felt very foreign.
Lennart


I was hoping for a few pictures of Tohoku in there.. Aomori, Sakata (port town), Sendai, Oodate, Aizuwakamatsu, Koriyama, for nastalgic reasons. But those were very nicely done ...

Harisenbon wrote:
two_heads_talking wrote:II also like the 3 "construction workers" or is that chimpira using the cross walk.


Those are construction workers. Chinpira look much different (although there are sometimes overlaps) :D


In the area of Japan I am most experienced in, they were one in the same. lol, thus the reason why the picture was so impactive to me. :lol: :shock:
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Re: Memories of the Future

Postby lennart2707 » Tue 05.27.2008 3:48 pm

I wish I had traveled around more in Japan, but its just too expensive, in Tokyo I could stay for free.
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