Humans of Shibuhara

These are the photographs I took in film when I was in Shibuya and Harajuku. I used my Nikon FM10 camera so everything is raw and no filter was added here. Let me know what you think!

000043 (2)
Yoyogi Park
000007
Decora boys and girl at Harajuku Station
000008
Asakusa couple
000038
Harajuku girls shopping
000035
Shibuya girls
000042
If a transgender decora girl isn’t Harajuku enough for you, I don’t know what is. 🙂
000042 (3)
Yoyogi Park
000030
I love this decora couple!
000027
Harajuku boys
000025
Decora girl
000023
They were in the middle of a photo shoot and I asked if I could bother them for a while. 🙂
000014
Harajuku girl
000009
Yoyogi Park
My friend William showed me around Shinjuku.

I mentioned in my previous blog that I went to Nakano City to check out film rolls. There are a lot of camera stores in the city but the most popular one is Fujiya Camera. They sell brand new digital cameras, lenses, analogue cameras and 35mm films. One of the things I love about Fujiya is they sell dirt cheap old cameras!

000013
Nakano Station

There are boxes of old lenses and analogue cameras. But the one that caught my eye is the Minolta Hi-Matic 7. It’s in mint condition, few scratches due to old age but everything else works perfectly. You would not believe how much I got this for. I bought it for *insert drum roll sound* 500 Yen! That is almost 200 PHP only. For a vintage camera like this, it should cost more! In Cubao Expo, they’re selling it for 2500 to 3000 PHP but it’s worn out.

Minolta Hi-Matic 7 (1962)

My only problem is the battery that I need for this camera is not available in the market anymore. That’s fine because the battery only works for the light meter and everything else can function manually. I haven’t processed my film yet but I’ll definitely post another blog when I use up all my film.

Where is Fujiya Camera?

Here is the complete address, 5-61-1 Nakano, Tokyo 164-0001, Japan.

How to go there?

I went there by train from Kuramae City via Asakusa line. You can definitely google the ways to go to Nakano from the city where you are coming from. Get off at Nakano station in JR Chuo Line and walk to the north exit. From there, it’s a 2 minute walk, you’ll see it for sure!

This is what Fujiya looks like.

Taken from my iPhone

I’ll definitely hoard all the old analogue camera when I visit Tokyo next time! I hope all these information helps and let me know if you’re able to visit Fujiya Camera. 🙂

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s