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Harvest by Hiroshi

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Skate and Destroy Exhibition at Plsmis gallery, Tokyo.

We can't get enough recycled skate art at SHFT. Currently on show at plsmis gallery in Tokyo, Haroshi creates a series of playful artworks making use of old skateboards and broken decks. “Skate decks eventually see its life shortened by snapping, cracking and/or wearing out. Purchasing new decks is a never ending cycle and this was evident by the tower of old decks that were reaching......read more

A Tokyo River Glows With 100,000 LED Lights

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A solar-powered light installation illuminates the Sumida River

Occasionally, in our constant search for cool and interesting stuff to show our faithful readers, we come across creative projects that literally blow our minds. This would be one such occasion. As part of last weekend's Tokyo Hotaru festival, 100,000 LED lights were sent flowing down the Sumida River, commemorating the now scarce fireflies ("hotaru" in Japanese) that used to bring the river to......read more

Photographer Navid Baraty Shoots the City

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Dizzying perspectives of urban environments in NYC and Tokyo

Born and raised in rural Ohio, NYC-based photographer Navid Baraty worked as an engineer before bailing to pursue his artistic passion full time. His interest in portraying the human condition and in shifting perceptions of the earth is on full display in his wide-ranging portfolio, from which we pulled a few samples that document life in the city. From overhead shots of intersections......read more

Rain in the City: Photos by Christophe Jacrot

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French photographer captures downpours in cities around the world

When the rain hits, Christophe Jacrot pulls out his camera and starts snapping. The Paris-based photographer started taking pictures of the rain almost by accident. He had a commission for a travel book about Paris, and the brief called for sunshine. But the weather at the time was rotten, so he had the idea of starting a photo series on Paris in the rain. It turned out so well that he continued......read more

Bokeh Cityscapes by Takashi Kitajima

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Splendid, blurred-light images of Tokyo nights

Takashi Kitajima is a Tokyo-based software engineer and a talented photographer to boot. You can see his impressive image editing skills on full display in this ongoing series of photos, in which Takashi uses bokeh to render the details of Tokyo cityscapes as blurred dots of light. The images were shot from high altitude overpasses and building observation decks, looking down upon the city's......read more

Tokyo Through A Magnifying Glass

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From Takashi Kitajima

Japanese photographer Takashi Kitajima captures the same Tokyo scenes in two different ways and juxtaposes them in one single composition. His series Glassporthole, features a diffused and blurry view of the city where the buildings, streets, and signage are fused into a hazy mixture of color, light, and shape. Adding to it, Kitajima also looks at the landscape through a magnifying glass. This......read more

100 Views of Tokyo

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Paintings by Richard Heisler

We've noticed a trend in paintings that are so photo-realistic as to fool the viewer. We think this amazing series by Richard Heisler definitely falls under this category of "WTF, these are painings?" In his ongoing series of paintings that focuses on the cityscape of Tokyo—its place, its history, its architecture as it exists now—and also pays homage to the artists that have......read more

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