Art of Sushi

Sushi chef at work. Tokyo, Japan. I recently framed and hung this on my kitchen wall, so I thought I’d post it here as well.

TAGS: [Japan, B&W]

April 10, 2010 | 37 comments
B&W D700 Japan

EXIF: Aperture: ƒ/2.8 | Exposure bias: -2/6EV | Focal length: 60mm | ISO: 320 | Shutter speed: 1/100s |



37 comments

  • Phodyssey on 10.04.2010 @ 09:29

    Mmmmmmm, makes me hungry. Great shot.

  • yiannis krikis on 10.04.2010 @ 09:47

    he must be very careful - excellent portrait

  • yz on 10.04.2010 @ 10:06

    you perfectly captured the concentration of the cook

  • Otto K. on 10.04.2010 @ 10:22

    excellent capture of him at work. well done!

  • Ben on 10.04.2010 @ 10:59

    Great observed and a perfect capture of the cook's fine work. I'd guess it fits perfect in the kitchen.

  • rian on 10.04.2010 @ 12:34

    it does look pretty cool.. very nice shot.. :)

  • Eugene on 10.04.2010 @ 13:13

    Really great B&W. How large of a print did you make out of this one?

  • george@minimalistics on 10.04.2010 @ 14:23

    Nice to see you breaking out - and trying a different genre. Great place to hang a picture like this, it should act as an inspiration to great cuisine.

  • Marie on 10.04.2010 @ 15:26

    très jolie scène, il a l'air très concentré.

  • jelb on 10.04.2010 @ 18:03

    Bonsoir,
    A nice instant shot..Beautiful range of tones..bravo!

  • JJ on 10.04.2010 @ 20:05

    I can see why you would frame it, such a super shot the chef so intent on his work

  • Luis on 10.04.2010 @ 20:19

    Looks like that was going down delicious, bro. Choice of BW spot on here as well the timing.

  • Elaine- on 11.04.2010 @ 00:35

    awww that must look great on your kitchen wall, well done you!!!

  • mark / one way photo on 11.04.2010 @ 02:21

    You've certainly captured his concentration superbly

  • Boris on 11.04.2010 @ 03:24

    Great picture ! I like the choice of black and white for this one

  • Omar on 11.04.2010 @ 04:14

    Great work portrait. I like his concentrated view.

  • Mark Johnson on 11.04.2010 @ 04:44

    I like this a lot. He is sure concentrating; like a surgeon at work on a heart patient.

  • Aurore on 11.04.2010 @ 06:39

    Oh love the focus on cooker's concentration in wonderful light and contrasts. Again, really love this documentary shot !!

  • don on 11.04.2010 @ 09:12

    I like how you've captured this fellow intense concentration on what he's preparing. Excellent action shot.

  • Klaus on 11.04.2010 @ 09:24

    Like the framing ... cool his concentration

  • Andrey Samolinov on 11.04.2010 @ 10:30

    Great shot
    Exellent B&W portrait

  • Oscar on 11.04.2010 @ 11:58

    molt bona!!! genial,crec que es de lesmillors que t'he vist

  • crash on 11.04.2010 @ 17:14

    just thinking of sushi makes me ill ... again ... !

  • Laszlo on 12.04.2010 @ 02:37

    Excellent editorial/documentary portrait! I just can't seem to get enough of sushi right now...we go out for sushi for lunch 2-3 times a week nowadays.

  • fabrizio on 12.04.2010 @ 08:20

    exelent pov, impressive b/w, well done

  • Charles Dastodd on 12.04.2010 @ 09:28

    really nice shot! i like the B&W

  • PhotoGeek on 12.04.2010 @ 09:42

    Fabulous capture of a man deep into his work. And the B&W works great for setting the mood.

  • kyungmee on 12.04.2010 @ 09:48

    fantastic image..well captured!

  • hoi on 12.04.2010 @ 10:39

    Great shot! I am always too nervous to shoot candid shots of strangers. I need to do that more. Love this.

  • Frank on 12.04.2010 @ 13:55

    Fabtastic b/w. Is sushi fastfood?

  • sherri on 12.04.2010 @ 17:29

    I can tell by his concentration that it is indeed an art. Really nice portrait.

  • joshi daniel on 13.04.2010 @ 02:53

    beautiful and what a concentration!

  • Michelle on 13.04.2010 @ 12:26

    Excellent! You really captured the intensity he feels toward his work.

  • grapf on 13.04.2010 @ 12:39

    the master at work.
    His concentrated view is impressive!

  • minimodi on 13.04.2010 @ 14:00

    man, sushi wouldn't be wrong right now! good idea hanging it on your wall, a little breeze of sushi each day... great shot!

  • Ivy on 14.04.2010 @ 01:31

    A "Star" is born - Lovely framing work!

  • LightningPaul on 19.04.2010 @ 06:39

    Very nice shot.