Friday, August 7, 2020

(2164) A touch of baroque...

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...although not necessarily where a European shoes designer would had put it, I think. Different frame of reference, probably. 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr).


(2164) Μια πινελιά μπαρόκ...

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...αν και όχι απαραίτητα εκεί που θα την έβαζε ένας ευρωπαίος σχεδιαστής παπουτσιών, νομίζω. Διαφορετικό πεδίο αναφοράς, μάλλον. 

(Για την ίδια φωτογραφία σε μεγαλύτερο μέγεθος και σε μαυρόασπρη εκδοχή, δείτε το σετ «Japan Arekore» στο Flickr).


Thursday, August 6, 2020

(2163) I haven't been to Okinawa...

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...that is, the Ryukyu Islands (琉球諸島) which, other than birthplace of karate, has been since 1972 the southernmost part of Japan. But apparently it must be a nice place. 

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr).