This short series portrays Shinto shrines in urban and nature settings in the moments of ephemeral afternoon light.
Shinto is the original religion of the Japanese. According to it, there is kami or 'gods' in every living and inanimate thing alike. The most powerful kami exist in the forces and elements of nature.
Below: Afternoon light in Hakone, inspired by Ukiyo-e aesthetics
Below: Afternoon light in the forests of Kashima Jingu and a small shrine.
Below: Sublime afternoon light over a small shinto shrine in Tokyo
Architect and illustrator based in Tokyo. Exploring aesthetics of the environment through illustration and photography.