David Guttenfelder@dguttenfelder

National Geographic Photojournalist and Explorer. Represented by @natgeocreative. Mobile phone photos only on my Instagram.

http://www.davidguttenfelder.com/

Tokyo’s Takeshita street is a bit too sugary sweet. I’m in the home stretch of a month-long walk across Tokyo, from the western Tama River to the eastern Edo River, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment for @natgeo.


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Safety first. Japanese public works employees direct commuters past a barricaded small street construction project in Tokyo’s Minowa area. I’m halfway through a month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment for @natgeo.


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A Japanese friend rests on a Tokyo side street. I’m halfway through a month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment for @natgeo


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Late night commuters on Tokyo’s Ginza subway line.
I’m halfway through a month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment for @natgeo


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An offering of apricots on a pavilion railing overlooking a Japanese garden in Tokyo’s Shinjuku. I’m into week two of a month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment for @natgeo


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A photo-op board in front of the shelves of a convenience store in Tokyo’s Shibuya. I’m into week two of a month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment for @natgeo


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A young Japanese couple rests on a park bench in Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park.
I’m into week two of a month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment with writer @neilshea13 for @natgeo


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Friday night in Tokyo’s Ginza. Bring your banana peels.
I’m into week two of a month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment for @natgeo.


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This Japanese moving company van was equipped with a broom. Today is day six of my month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38+ million residents. On assignment with writer @neilshea13 for @natgeo.


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A Japanese man grasps a friend by his traditional loincloth, or fundoshi, to keep him from falling into the crowd carrying a portable Shinto shrine through the streets of Tokyo. Today is day five of my month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38 + million kind residents. On assignment with writer @neilshea13 for @natgeo.


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Day four of my month-long walk across Tokyo, photographing the world’s largest city and meeting some of the 38 + million kind residents while on assignment for @natgeo.


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Japanese smokers gather inside a public smoking area next to an electric bicycle stand in Tokyo. Today is the forth day of a month-long walk across Tokyo, the largest city in the world. On a dream assignment for @natgeo with the writer and adventurer @neilshea13.


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