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Not Selling

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 15 October 2009 in Cityscape & Urban.

Starting today, I'll post photos of the mix of traditional and modern structures to be found in downtown Kyoto. To be honest, I always root for these little old places although I'm sure they're not so comfortable or convenient to live in. But their continued presence is a pleasing reassurance of the diversity of our humanity.

NIKON D300 1/200 second F/7.1 ISO 400 60 mm (35mm equiv.)

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Yes, this is real Kyoto.

15 Oct 2009 12:42pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Yes, the old and new side by side.

15 Oct 2009 3:46pm

Ajay from Pune, India

Amazing combination of modern building and traditional houses. Well captured.

15 Oct 2009 7:12pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

Great juxtaposition of the old and the new (relatively!) :)

15 Oct 2009 8:07pm

Nicolas from Paris, France

Very great mix ! Great and interesting.

15 Oct 2009 8:36pm

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

Nice title, I know exactly what you mean. I wonder how much the big corporation offered this family... Nice contrast and comparison.

16 Oct 2009 11:04pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Great juxtaposition! This reminds me of a story book I had as a kid about a little house that the city grew up around, but it stayed put! I always rooted for the little house too!

17 Oct 2009 4:19am

jpdm from Pignans, France

i wish they will never sell those old beautiful houses, to keep some tradition

17 Oct 2009 9:26am

Lucca from Cologne, Germany

Brilliant mix – lovely plants!

17 Oct 2009 9:20pm

grant from kansas city, United States

again, the color, light, lines all work together so well.

22 Oct 2009 2:38pm

Anita Bower from United States

I especially like the unifying effect of the colors repeated in the image.

27 Oct 2009 12:30pm

NIKON D300
1/200 second
F/7.1
ISO 400
60 mm (35mm equiv.)

kyoto
urban
京都