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Kabukicho (歌舞伎町)

Tokyo's Kabukicho in Shinjuku

At a loss for something to do in Tokyo? Head over to Kabukicho where the possibilities are endless. Personally, I’d head up to the fourth floor for some Shabu Shabu (しゃぶしゃぶうどんすき).

Midtown Christmas

Tokyo Midtown Tree Illumination Japan Christmas Lights

Each year Tokyo Midtown puts on an illumination’s display. The moon was trying to get in on the action on this evening.

Kabukicho after dark

kabukicho night photography


If you are looking for karaoke (カラオケ), all-you-can-eat yakiniku (焼肉食べ放題), a drink (居酒屋), or something a little seedier, you are sure to find it in Kabukicho. In fact, you can probably find what you are looking for at a dozen or more different establishments in Kabukicho. Today’s photo is of the approach to Kabukicho from the Shinjuku Station.

Gävle (Sweden) Old Town (gamla stan)

Gävle Sweden

Old Town at summer's dawn -- Gävle, Sweden

I took today’s photo at 2:29 a.m. in early July in the farthest place north I’ve ever been–Gävle, Sweden. I had no tripod so there are no photographic tricks of light here. The shutter on my D7000 remained open for a mere 1/200th of a second. The sky never became totally dark on this evening/morning. A long sunset turns into a long sunrise this far north in the summer. I was walking back to my hotel through Gamla Stan, Gävle’s “Old Town”, from the Getaway Rock Festival.

The Old Town of Gävle contains many buildings from the 17th Century and the cobble stone streets are also from that time period.

Strøget just after dusk

night photography copenhagen

Strøget soon after the sun set

I made good on my earlier promise to post an evening pic of one of the most picturesque shopping streets in the world.

EXIF data for this photo is:
Nikon D7000 camera body
Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens
13 seconds

Copenhagen after dark

denmark night photography

Copenhagen, Denmark at night

I miss late night/early morning walks or bike rides in the summer around the lakes bordering Copenhagen.