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At Osaka Port

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 10 February 2007 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I was very surprised to find this statue having a little holiday here.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Pero from Kyoto, Japan

Like the atmosphere a lot. Great work.

10 Feb 2007 8:56am

@Pero: Thanks Pero!

Bronnie from Christchurch, New Zealand

What a stunning image - this is wonderful! Welcome to AM3!

10 Feb 2007 9:24am

@Bronnie: Thank you! Looking forward to getting to know everyone.

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Welcome to aminus3, Daroru. Great start.

10 Feb 2007 9:54am

@badala: Cheers badala!

Kheoh Yee Wei from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Breathtaking image !!!!

10 Feb 2007 10:37am

@Kheoh Yee Wei: Thanks Wei!

Jerry from Tampa, United States

LOVE the silhouette! Nice reflection - Great job daroru!!!!

10 Feb 2007 11:19am

@Jerry: Cheers!

Nick Sartore from Vancouver, Canada

Excellent contrast and tone; great shot! Welcome to AM3!

11 Feb 2007 12:04am

@Nick Sartore: Thanks Nick!

Untitled from Kyoto, Japan

That's a nice start! Lovely capture!

11 Feb 2007 11:31am

@Untitled: Cheers man!

blackivory from Singapore

Great silhouette and contrast. really nice shot.

11 Feb 2007 3:15pm

@blackivory: Thank you!

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

I really love this one! Such beautiful tones and stark contrasts. I've spent some time in Osaka though I'm much more familiar with Kobe. How do you get to Osaka Port?

11 Feb 2007 4:21pm

@Damon Schreiber: Thanks Damon. Easiest way to get there is on the subway. It's Osakako station on the Chuo line. Probably the most interesting thing to do down there is visit the aquarium - Osaka Aquarium is great. You never went there?

Gentse Koppen from Gent, Belgium

Your images are great
Especially like this one

12 Feb 2007 1:09pm

@Gentse Koppen: Thanks Gentse!

jc from Ireland

excellent shot, the figure is very intriguing and i really like your processing ..
welcome to am3!

13 Feb 2007 12:16am

@jc: Thanks jc!

Marwan from Rolle, Switzerland

great lighting composition with the silhouette... expressive contrast

15 Mar 2007 1:11pm

@Marwan: Thanks Marwan!

L. Despres from Lyon, France

Great shot !

20 Apr 2007 5:06am

@L. Despres: Thanks very much!

Anup Payyakkil from Bangalore, India

Beautiful shot

3 May 2007 9:50am

@Anup Payyakkil: Thanks Anup!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

I looked at them all. Fascinating images. Your photos are of particular interest to me as my son is studying Japanese and plans to live in Japan for awhile after he graduates from college.

21 Jul 2007 6:10pm

@Twelvebit: Thank you Twelvebit. Japan is a great place, I'm sure your son will love it. What triggered his interest in Japanese? You should come over to visit once he's settled. Many interesting things to see and do.

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

I don't know exactly what triggered his interests. Some of the influences are, of course, movies (from Akira Kurosawa to Takeshi Kitano to Takashi Miike and Seijun Suzuki) and books (Haruki Marukami is a favorite author --of mine too). I guess these things are building blocks, as the more he sees and reads the more interested he becomes. And perhaps there are things lost in our own culture that can be found or rediscovered in the Japanese culture.

22 Jul 2007 4:22pm

@Twelvebit: I hope he will enjoy his time here.

larejawi from jakarta, Indonesia


20 Jun 2009 4:19pm

@larejawi: Thanks larejawi!