Masashi Wakui (previously here) is a self-taught Japanese photographer who hides in the dark corners of Tokyo to document the city like a scene from an intimate fairytale.


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Focusing on the Japanese metropolis during the night, Wakui brings out its mesmerizing vibrant colors. He perfectly captures the poetry of Tokyo's lively narrow streets, filled with buzzing neon signs and mysterious figures.

Using high-performance compact cameras, Wakui usually explores the backstreets and alleyways of Shibuya and Shinjyuku, but visits other districts as well. His aesthetic images might look like images from the set of Ridley Scott's Blade Runner, but the subject in the images aren't actors or models - they're just ordinary citizens who happened to cross the path of Wakui's lens.

More info: Instagram | Flickr

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ShuMin 1 week ago

I love photos of tokyo in the night, I wish I could go there in future to make stunning photos as this

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Aegon VI Targaryen 1 week ago

the neon city really need to visit

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The Cappy 1 week ago

For some reason, I find myself looking for a monster.

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Oscar 1 week ago

I would to be walking in the rain here!

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Goodluck Ede 1 week ago

Backstreet Riot!