The bounce of light from incidental land

When I was 13 Ryudai Takano went to Shenzhen. I was a teenager amid a mix of popular culture and views of the English countryside seen from my bedroom window. Takano’s photos represent the polar opposite and as I look at his images of streets and corpuses, traffic and pilasters, apartment buildings and back alleys, I look at a world I can only imagine. (1) These places are more than fascinating and speak of a world past now pulled into the present, rediscovered through his photographs at Zeit-Foto Salon.

1 “The bounce of light from incidental land” – The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot by Robert Macfarlane, (Page 129)