80 HDR Pics of Tokyo

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Photography purists might see many HDR
as gaudy & cartoonish but I really dig the way they bring
out a new experience of the subject. The hyper-realism of some HDR
compositions seems to almost virtualize the world blurring the lines
even further between real & synthetic. It's this same boundary
dissolution that I enjoy in immersive games like the Grand Theft Auto
series where you can suddenly find yourself gazing at the play of
light on the city walls at sunset, awed by the natural beauty and
simultaneously amazed by the number crunching under the hood.

This series of 80 HDR photos of Tokyo seems especially appropriate to
me as it pushes the hyper-modernity of this massive city closer to my
own Manga-fied senses. (Click through each pic for larger Flickr

Photos of Tokyo in HDR