Red umbrella

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    View from my front door. As I was taking photos, I heard my neighbour crunching in the snow as she walked past. Can you believe this: she was tottering down the snow-covered hill in high-heeled boots? Only in Japan...

    Daita, Tokyo, 2006

    Jim O'Connell, Gunnella, L e n o r a, and 100 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. little-wings 111 months ago | reply

      Ah, but that's so typical of Tokyo. No matter the weather, no matter the circumstances... one has to look fashionable in heels. ^^;

    2. Farhiz 111 months ago | reply

      Very nice indeed..

    3. Pantalon 111 months ago | reply

      the high heels, the umbrella, the white hill... maybe your neighbor pictured this image before she wend out.

    4. Anaderi 111 months ago | reply

      Majestic color play! -) The umbrella looks like a bright vivid splash on a monolitic cityscape exterior.

    5. Cilest 111 months ago | reply

      wonderful catch. the red breakes the dreary scenery perfectly.

      hope you're fine kristen!

    6. xraylab 111 months ago | reply

      only in japan....and nyc....and paris....

    7. hans eder [deleted] 111 months ago | reply

      ;-) here in austria, many tourists climb the hills and the mountains
      with high heels.

    8. Osvaldo 111 months ago | reply

      the red umbrella just makes everything happen here

    9. IwateBuddy 111 months ago | reply

      Fantastic! "If you see red shoot it!" Some of the best advice I've ever gotten!

    10. Jakesz Faller [deleted] 111 months ago | reply

      Reminds me of 'Lady Snowblood' .. cool shot.

    11. Peter Ellis 108 months ago | reply

      Great capture! I love the contrast between the white snow and red umbrella!

    12. z3000 100 months ago | reply

      As eveyone else: love the red umbrella / white snow contrast :o)

    13. Smoothfoote 92 months ago | reply

      What makes it so extra great is that the red umbrella and the white surroundings mimic the Japanese flag.

      Only in Japan!!

    14. aurelio.asiain 90 months ago | reply

      We will be very grateful if you add this excellent photo to The Temporary Gallery. Or send us your two best red umbrella's photos, if you have more on the subject.

    15. Mylla 87 months ago | reply

      nice contrast

    16. mawa_73527 77 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Red Umbrella, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    17. mhobl 70 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Just walking, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    18. 54StorminWillyGJ54 48 months ago | reply

      A brilliant colour contrast.

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