Category Archives: People and Culture

Belly

Belly © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan.

A Shoe’s Point Of View

A Shoe's Point Of View © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Also within meters away from our apartment. This is the way to the JR train station.

Houses And Cars

Houses And Cars © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Just a few meters away from our apartment. There are bigger ones and smaller ones just door by door.

Umbrella Guys

Umbrella Guys © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. In Suidobashi there’s an amazing Tonkatsu-Shop called Imoya (いもや). They have exactly one dish which is tonkatsu. That is breaded pork which comes along with cabbage and an excellent sauce!

My Street

My Street © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. In this picture there are certain things that are typical for the urban area in Tokyo and other cities. I want to introduce some items starting from the left part of the picture. First there are … Continue reading

A Man And The Bad Weather In His Very Environment

A Man And The Bad Weather In His Very Environment © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. A man was walking without having the comfort of an umbrella, but at least covered in some plastic jacket. However, his footwear lacks motivation to sustain water from approaching his feet.

Snow And The Road

Snow And The Road © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. It was an asset to have an umbrella today. I went out to take some pictures for something like 15 minutes and my clothes were soaking wet.

Snowy Alley

Snowy Alley © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. It is almost something like an annual event in Tokyo: Snow hardly ever falls from the sky. And if it does one of the few days of the year it usually doesn’t survive one second on … Continue reading

Family Picture

Family Picture © 2011 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Taken in Tokyo, Japan. Typical Japan again. Another shot from the train in which the daddy sleeps while the children play video games.