Sendai in Black and White II

January 21, 2020

You can find part 1 here: Sendai in Black and White I.

Sometimes things could look different if we view them in monochrome. If we strip all the colors out of our everyday surroundings, how would they look like?

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The quote above was taken from part 1 of ‘Sendai in Black and White’. And true to the quote, after several years in Sendai, I’ve become fond of the hidden patterns lurking in the city. They are usually invisible, but they are there behind the colors, waiting to be seen. This time, I tried to go bolder with urban lines and patterns. And for fun, I experimented not only with DSLRs but also with a film camera.

I plan to make part 3 some time in the future, but in the meantime, please enjoy part 2!

A parking lot in Tapio, a mall in north of Sendai.
Glico Park, Rakuten Stadium, in winter.
A barbershop in Iroha-Yokocho 100 Markets.
Curvy cool building near Aoba Street.
Walking cyclist, taken at high-noon.
Father and son going to the ball game.
Rainy day in front of Sendai Station.
An abandoned building mid-construction.
Entrance to Sendai’s shopping arcade.

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Jerfareza Daviano

Jerfareza is a weekend freelance photographer based in Sendai, specializing in portrait photography, family & couple photography and travel photography among others. Should you wish to hire him you can do so by checking out his photo plan page.

He won grand prize in architecture category of Sendai Starlight Festival 2018 Photo Contest.

Visit his photo portfolio for articles about travel in Japan especially Tohoku area and photography related stuffs.