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Street Snap in Tokyo’s Traditional Downtown!



Hello everyone, I am Kohei Kudo. 

By the way, where do you usually shoot street snap? I think Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Ginza seem to be great shooting spots in Japan. Even I usually go to those places in most cases when I want to shoot. However, there are only areas where we can take good photos in Tokyo. This time, I will change my mind and go to an area which is called traditional downtown in Tokyo.

1 下町ってどこ?

1 Where is Traditional Downtown in Tokyo ?




I said I would go to downtown, but where is traditional downtown in Tokyo exactlly?

Typical areas are lowland areas, such as Nihonbashi, Kyobashi, Kanda, Shimotani, Asakusa, Honjo, and Fukagawa. 

Besides that, it seems that the areas on the south side of the 23 wards, such as Kamata and Omori are also defined as traditional downtown areas. There seems to be no clear definition of where is traditional downtown area.

It is hard to define, but it seems that luxury residential area and skyscrapers area on the west side of the Imperial Palace are called Yamanote, and the traditional area on the east side is called downtown. This time, I would like to introduce a place that everyone knows, but you don't go so often.

2 今回の使用機材

2Camera and Setting