This was taken last autumn during a very wet evening in Akiba, Tokyo. I was on my way to work and just happened to have my camera with me. I really shouldn’t do this as it usually ends up with me having to sprint to make work on time….


night, wet, rain, japan, reflections, akihabara

I’ve been living in Japan now for many years as Teacher of English as a Second Language. My hobbies include photography and I also spend a lot of my free time making ‘machinima’ animation movies. These can be seen on Vimeo

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  • Tiffany Atkin
    Tiffany Atkinabout 5 years ago

    great shot love it!

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago


  • Tempe
    Tempeabout 5 years ago

    like the colours, and the vividness of the patterns. the two stripes are a bit confusing though, is it a road? feeling a bit confused, just asking for curiousities sake

  • The lights were imbedded in the pathway. This is a fashionable and hi-tech area of Tokyo and these marked out a pedestrian walkway around a big electronics building.

    – kibishipaul

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant, tis like a fabulous painting :))

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonabout 5 years ago

    this is such a beautiful abstract image, colours are brilliant

  • Many thanks for the kind comment.

    – kibishipaul

  • Ritva Ikonen
    Ritva Ikonenabout 5 years ago

    Nice composition!

  • Deborah Milligan
    Deborah Milliganabout 5 years ago

    a wonderful shot! congratulations on your placement.

  • TaniaLosada
    TaniaLosadaabout 5 years ago

    Love the colors!

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago
  • Thanks Pat. It’s an honor :)

    – kibishipaul

  • Bernie Stronner
    Bernie Stronnerover 4 years ago

    Great capture, would you consider submitting this to Rain the good the bad and the ugly. It would be most welcomed

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