With tall building surrounding it, a big 109 sign, and hundreds of people storming through the streets, the Shibuya Crossing in Tokyo, Japan is sandwich by a train station where a famous dog statue is sitting there and right across it a block full of shops. Wanting to take great pictures there is a big must! But, it is not the easiest street to take picture at since it’s never empty 24/7 for the past 10 years - which is completely mad! So we want to give you a few thoughts how to get a picture perfect memories at the crossing.
First, be early when you want to capture yourself in a less busy time. You can pose while crossing the street candidly while the sunlight is framing your picture nicely. Since the crossing is big there are several points where you can start crossing the streets. It’s okay you don’t have to be shy if you have to go back and forth, no one will notice since it’s quite busy.
Next, if you so happened to reach there at night. You can candidly take a picture by standing still in the middle of the crowd. It will be a very modern photo scene which everyone will love on Instagram. The night lights from all the building will illuminate you photos perfectly.
Lastly, get a good photographer to be at the crossing with you and we have a few local photographers based in Tokyo. They will know the best moment and time to take your candid photos at the Shibuya crossing. Whether it’s with your whole family or maybe just the two of you, we assure you that they are the professional for the job.
Just remember those pictures are forever to cherish, get it while you’re there! Dress up and enjoy the fun while crossing this infamous busy cross road in Tokyo, Japan.