Sacred Rope In Meiji Jingu

Sacred rope in Meiji Jingu
Shot at Meiji Jingu, a Shinto shrine in Harajuku, Tokyo ©Tetsu Ozawa
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Jun 2011 STILL LIFE TOKYO

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PHOTO DATA

No

5519

Shooting Date

Apr 2011

Posted On

June 16, 2011

Modified On

July 8, 2020

Place

Harajuku, Tokyo

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

OLYMPUS PEN E-P2

Lens

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42MM

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