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Kyoto, Tokyo, Nara… Japan: Highlights Of Our Film (Part 1)

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Kyoto, Tokyo, Nara… Japan: Highlights Of Our Film (Part 2)

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Kyoto, Tokyo, Nara… Japan: Highlights Of Our Film (Part 4)

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Kyoto, Tokyo, Nara… Japan: Highlights Of Our Film (Part 4)

(The ones who already read the first part, part two or part three of our blog post, can skip the description below and enjoy the latest still frames we picked.)

Because films are pictures in motion...

We wish to present some of the best moments, to the people who haven't got a chance to watch our film yet. For those who have, they would appreciate these unique instants, selected by AmnesiArt.

A first stay in Japan allowed us to discover its rich culture, its fascinating architecture and respectful people. After this deep experience, we built this project and finally made it possible thanks to a two weeks shooting between Kyoto, the cultural capital, and Tokyo, the symbol of modernity.

Through our vision, we wanted to share the special atmosphere offered by this country. We had in mind to recreate emotions we experienced, by capturing these genuine moments.

AmnesiArt comments these still frames from its film: “Japan: A Journey Between Tradition And Modernity”.



Bamboo Forest in Tenju-an Temple (Nanzen-ji), Kyoto – Japan

Bamboo Forest in Tenju-an Temple (Nanzen-ji), Kyoto – Japan

We chose this perspective in order to emphasize Tenju-an's beauty. Crabs in the Aquarium of a Restaurant in Pontocho, Kyoto – Japan

Crabs in the Aquarium of a Restaurant in Pontocho, Kyoto – Japan

We wanted to capture detailed images of these captivating crabs. Giant Rose Sculpture and Tokyo Tower at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo – Japan

Giant Rose Sculpture and Tokyo Tower at Roppongi Hills, Tokyo – Japan

We selected this particular spot to make this rose as impressive as Tokyo Tower. Religious Deed on a Buddha Statue, Nara – Japan

Religious Deed on a Buddha Statue, Nara – Japan

The choice of focusing on the Buddha statue reinforce this religious deed. Turtles Sunbathing, Sarusawa-ike Pond, Nara - Japan

Turtles Sunbathing, Sarusawa-ike Pond, Nara - Japan

A telephoto lens was chosen to draw the attention to this climbing turtle, struggling to reach a good spot and rest in the sun. Taxi by Night in Karasuma-dori, Kyoto - Japan

Taxi by Night in Karasuma-dori, Kyoto - Japan

From an ordinary car traffic, we had in mind to create a cinematic scene. Japanese Friends Partying during Hanami in Ueno Park, Tokyo - Japan

Japanese Friends Partying during Hanami in Ueno Park, Tokyo - Japan

We decided to shoot this group of friends because it perfectly represents Ueno Park's ambiance during Hanami. Moment of Joy in Ueno Park, Tokyo - Japan

Moment of Joy in Ueno Park, Tokyo - Japan

We wanted to get a tight shot of this happy Japanese man having a good time with friends. Behind Kinkaku-ji, Golden Pavilion Temple, Kyoto – Japan

Behind Kinkaku-ji, Golden Pavilion Temple, Kyoto – Japan

This smooth dolly shot was thought out to accentuate the harmony of this Zen landscape. Two Maikos (Apprentice Geishas) Walking in Pontocho by Night, Kyoto – Japan

Two Maikos (Apprentice Geishas) Walking in Pontocho by Night, Kyoto – Japan

Using a Steadicam to film these beautiful Maikos gives the viewers the feeling of following them down Kyoto's streets.



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  • Justine Victoria Sobocan

    The information for your last photo in this section is incorrect. You managed to find a maiko on the left accompanied by a geiko (Kyoto term for geisha) on the right, not two maiko as you have stated.