Tokyo Diary (Vertical)

These aren’t models, they aren’t posed, they’re candid images of strangers, shot at chest level with a Rolleiflex given to me by my uncle. They are presentations of selves, with elaborate attention paid to the exterior, and careful protection given to the interior.

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Rituals are a welcome retreat, with codes of behavior and a script to follow, an oasis. Conformity is woven into the culture, though broken up into more generational and socioeconomic subsets that it once was.

 
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