July 28, 2014
As the world’s most populous metropolis city, Tokyo isn’t short of interesting sights to keep any keen tourist occupied. From the bustling urban streets of Ginza and Harajuku to the historical sites of the Senso-ji Temple, there’s a diverse spectrum of things to marvel at depending on your interests. And who better to reveal the beauty behind the chaos of Tokyo than the city’s most notable Instagrammers? Let these Tokyo city photos inspire your travels to the Japanese capital.
Elleanor is a bilingual Japanese fashion stylist, model, and video blogger. When she isn’t traveling, Elleanor spends most of her life – both for work and for fun – in Tokyo’s famously fashionable Harajuku neighbourhood. elleanor.com
TokyoFashion is a Harajuku-based group of photographers and videographers who have a lot of fun keeping people around the world up to date on that latest Japanese street fashion trends. TokyoFashion.com
Azuma Suguru is a Tokyo based photographer and filmmaker obsessed with capturing everyday life on the streets of the city. air-nude.com
Lisa of Paint With Stars is a fashion and portrait photographer and blogger from California, who flew to Japan in 2009 and has been there ever since. She currently lives in Tokyo. paintwithstars.com
Takuya Shima is a photographer/video editor based in Tokyo whose portfolio covers the realms of fashion and art, which is informed and influenced by Japan’s rich and diverse culture. shimaphotography.com
The Tokyo Reporter offers a peek at some of the darker slices of life in Japan’s capital. www.tokyoreporter.com
David Powell is an American photographer and avid blogger. You can see more of his photos of Tokyo and his travels across the globe on his Instagram or on his blog ShootTokyo. shoottokyo.com
Tomoyasu Koyanagi shoots interesting angles of the city only using his iPhone and documents the results on his popular Instagram profile, give him a follow to keep up to date. tomoyasukoyanagi.tumblr.com
Shun Watanabe is a Fashion Editor/Stylist based in Tokyo, his instagram charts all his favourite people and places, and the exciting travel adventures that take him around the world. shunwatanabe.com
Have you got any inspiring Tokyo City photos to share from your Instagram or blog? Share in the comments section below.
Written by Chantelle Symester