Rainy Shibuya


Today’s Configuration: Leica M9 with a Noctilux 50mm f/0.95 with ND64 (yeah baby!) with a 1.4x magnifier.

今日のカメラ:私のライカM9をつかいます。レンズはNoctilux 50mm f/0.95とND4をつかいました。

Nakameguro, Tokyo, JapanGirl on a moped in Nakameguro, Tokyo, Japan

Stopped by Gooz for a coffee…


Gooz in Nakameguro, Tokyo, Japan

I love these signs.   It basically tells children if they have a problem they can go to this house.

PIpo-chan Tokyo Police SignOld Coca Cola benchStatue in Shibuya, Tokyo, JapanTaxi in Shibuya, Tokyo, JapanLady Gaga Poster in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

I was only out for about 5 minutes before the rain starting pouring down…  Leica’s are not weather proofed so I ducked for some quick cover…

すごい! たくさん雨がふりました。

Rainy Shibuya CrossingRainy Shibuya Crossing

I never noticed but the shopping under Shibuya Station is ‘dog friendly’…

JR Dog's OKConserve Power

Japan really does have $100 melons…actually at today’s exchange rate the ones on the right are $187 dollars.

10,000円 マスクメロンです。。。

$100 Fruit in TokyoFish for sale in Tokyo, Japan

Rain delay…

Rainy Hachiko, Shibuya, Tokyo, JapanRainy Hachiko, Shibuya, Tokyo, JapanRainy Hachiko, Shibuya, Tokyo, JapanRainy Hachiko, Shibuya, Tokyo, JapanRainy Shibuya CrossingRainy Shibuya Crossing

My trusty barber… now I just need to make the dash across the street…

Barber Shop in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Japanese Word of the Day: 雨(あめ)ame – rain



It rained today.

Dave Powell
Dave Powell is a photographer based in Tokyo, Japan who shoots with a Leica M9. He is the publisher of ShootTokyo, a friendly daily photography blog which he calls a "labor of love." You can follow him on Twitter @ShootTokyo and visit his photo blog site at http://www. shoottokyo.com.
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