The blog of Tokyo based photographer and photojournalist, Damon Coulter

Early Start

Wednesday is the beginning of April. So having been caught out before I am going to trust nothing I read that day in case I`m the April Fool.

April 4th on the other hand a very foolish thing happens and I will (I hope)  join right in. What idiotic occurance have I signed up for I hear you ask? Well like hopefully thousands of people around the world I will get up as 4am to photograph my surroundings. It is part of a large global photograph project that takes a snapshot of life at the 4-4-4 time. Arbitary of course and in Chinese or Japanese about as unlucky as it gets but why not; we have to find some connecting theme to the often random shots we take. Of course if I were in Angkor Wat for a tropical sunrise as I was a few years ago when this photo was taken it would be easy but I like a challenge and to shoot something worthwhile especially here in the Tokyo suburbs before the trains start running and the sleepy inhabitants have even stirred might be fun.

All for now

Damon

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