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Winds of Change (大将軍神社)

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 30 April 2010 in Cityscape & Urban.

NIKON D300 1/60 second F/10.0 ISO 200 66 mm (35mm equiv.)

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Great shot!

30 Apr 2010 7:19am

Bruno from froyennes, Belgium

toujours surprenant ... old and new ... nice shot

30 Apr 2010 8:37am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

!! two worlds in a same picture !!!
impressionnant !!:)

30 Apr 2010 10:55am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Super contrast between two worlds GJC! Although inevitable I am not sure it is progress. Well seen and captured! ;-)

30 Apr 2010 11:42am

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Nice shot. I like your series about the contrast between old and new.

30 Apr 2010 1:17pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Real Kyoto.

30 Apr 2010 1:28pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A design dilemma for sure . . never an easy answer to this.

30 Apr 2010 5:07pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An abandoned shrine? That would be a developers' magnet.

30 Apr 2010 9:45pm

@Steve Rice: Thanks for the visit. Fortunately, this shrine is not abandoned, and in fact is quite well maintained. But the neighborhood around it has certainly changed a great deal and it is now surrounded by towering apartment complexes.

Diane Chesnel from Rueil malmaison, France

A fantastic contrast so typical of Japan.

2 May 2010 3:07pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

For me, the laundry add the extra special element--showing the old withing the new. My eye went from bottom to laundry to top--a nice progression.

3 May 2010 11:06am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Another good take on contrasting the OLD with the NEW...point is, I very much prefer the OLD, even a bit derelict, 'cause the NEW doesn't offer any visual delight.

9 May 2010 4:29am

1/60 second
ISO 200
66 mm (35mm equiv.)