A Japanese photographer’s fascination with the building of Tokyo’s tallest building has resulted in a series of high-resolution photographs of some of the city’s most important landmarks, including the Tokyo Tower and the Tsukiji Market.
The photographer, Makoto Nakamura, is a freelance photographer who has been traveling the country capturing the architecture and culture of Japan since 2010.
He is currently in the midst of his second project, a photo essay of the Tokyo Market, the Tokyo Dome, and the Tokyo Station.
Nakamura’s series is called Architecture Photography Brisbane.
It is a collection of 30 photos that capture architectural photography’s signature architectural features and details from across the city.
He’s documenting Tokyo’s architecture from a variety of angles, from the rooftop of a historic apartment building to the rooftop gardens of the Tsukji Market.
In the series, Nakamura’s photographs capture everything from the intricate details of the building’s interior to the intricate architecture of the street and sidewalk design.
“Tokyo is an urban center with many beautiful architectural details that have long been overlooked and forgotten by the cityscape,” Nakamura told The Washington Post.
“But the Japanese people and architects are fascinated by them, and I believe that these photos will help them appreciate them in a more intimate way.”
Nakampuras first series of photos will be released this summer.
He hopes to take photos of the structures of Tokyo Tower, the Tsuksei Market, and other architectural elements in the city for the upcoming season of the PBS documentary series, “Tokyo: The Complete Guide,” which is scheduled to air in June.
In addition to photographing architectural features, Nakampuras will be documenting the Japanese culture in all its forms.
“I want to share a new perspective of Tokyo, which is different from what we are used to seeing,” he said.
“I want the Japanese public to see Tokyo as a different place, a new city.”
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