We had a 6 hour layover in Tokyo and decided to take advantage of a new guide service. It is essentially an UBER guide. You can book almost instantly. You tell the guide how much time you have, types of things you'd like to see and how much time you have. From there, the system sets you up with a guide. The guide then dials you in and off you go. Our guide was a local who had travelled to over 150 countries. As much as we discussed Tokyo we wanted to hear about his travels. Here is our 6 hours in Tokyo.
My good friend Loic introduced me to street photography. His shots are always amazing. He has an incredible eye. Yet there are always times when I wonder how he got the shot. He informed me that there are times you want a certain shot but you don't want to engage the scene as it would ruin it. So you have to steal the shot. I try my best to steal shots like Loic does. The use of the silent shutter on my Sony A9 along with the flip screen and super fast shutter actuations I am able to preset the shot I want and then I walk through the scene and essentially shoot from the hip. Unless you are really paying attention to what my hands are doing you would never know that I am taking pictures. Here are a handful of stolen shots and others from a whirlwind in Tokyo.
The intersection between old and new. The moat around the kings castle sits next to the Business district.