Shot in the city of Tsuyama, Okayama. A cat was sitting and looking at my camera at the entrance of a shrine as if it was a gatekeeper. You can see a Shimenawa, a lengths of braided rice straw rope above the cat.
The rope is lengths of braided rice straw rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto…(more)
Shimenawa, a rice straw rope used for ritual purification, was spanned between trees in th…(more)
Thick rope called Shimenawa was hung at the facade of the prayer hall. It is lengths of br…(more)
Some people stood under the thick rope and threw coins to it. They said lucky would come w…(more)
The thick rope is called as 'SHIMENAWA'. And it guards not to come unclean things into the…(more)
You can see the main building of this shrine in the other side of the gate. A rope which s…(more)
A woman riding on a bicycle was passing by the gate of a Buddhist temple. The regulation s…(more)
A cat which had a terrible attitude was leaning against the wall. In contrast with its att…(more)
A white cat was sitting by the wayside prettily. It refused eye contact. Maybe it was wait…(more)
Shot in the city of Kolkata, India. A man wearing glasses was looking at me.
There was a general store on the main street of this town. Although many goods were displa…(more)
Shot in the city of Kolkata, India. A young man looked at me and smiled.