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two worlds collide

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 10 August 2015 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

I've posted quite a few pictures of this tea plantation in Ujitawara recently, but I've always tried hard to exclude the more intrusive signs of civilization. This time however, I wanted to show you the monstrous electricity sub-station that sits right on top of it.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/40 second F/16.0 ISO 400 35 mm

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Annima from Toulouse, France

Tell me it's photoshopped, please...

10 Aug 2015 5:09am

@Annima: Nope, sorry Annima. 100% real.

David from Avranches, France

An amazing image Stu, wasnt sure it was real at first glance. Bravo.

10 Aug 2015 5:32am

Babzy from Besançon, France

wow what a contrast ! :)

10 Aug 2015 6:59am

Atreyee from Madison, United States

good shot

10 Aug 2015 8:35am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

interesting view

10 Aug 2015 12:15pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Like this

10 Aug 2015 1:12pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Despite the obvious contrast, there is a strange harmony, too . . a fascinating find.

10 Aug 2015 8:46pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

I can't complain about the electric lines in Japan. The reliability of the service is remarkable. It far surpasses that of the USA. I saw a public television presentation on the infrastructure here which compared the two countries.

A neat shot. You did well in avoiding all the poles and wires in the series.

10 Aug 2015 10:16pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


11 Aug 2015 6:57am