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Colin McMillen's Snapshots

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  1. Trumpet Banner

    Snapshot Title: Trumpet Banner
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    ... reads "Pershing's Own"



  2. Juxtaposition of hats

    Snapshot Title: Juxtaposition of hats
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    Very formal, and very silly.



  3. Packers fan

    Snapshot Title: Packers fan
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:



  4. Ushers

    Snapshot Title: Ushers
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    They ush.



  5. Who is this?

    Snapshot Title: Who is this?
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:



  6. Secret Service snipers?

    Snapshot Title: Secret Service snipers?
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:



  7. Red barn

    Snapshot Title: Red barn
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Nischwitz farm
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    ... with cows.



  8. Cows

    Snapshot Title: Cows
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Nischwitz farm
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Moo!



  9. Genghis Khan

    Snapshot Title: Genghis Khan
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Shinjuku - near JR station west exit
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Or "jingisu kan", in katakana.



  10. Some clouds

    Snapshot Title: Some clouds
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Mount Tsukuba clearing (dark)
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  11. Fujicolor

    Snapshot Title: Fujicolor
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Gotanda station
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    ... or "karaa--"



  12. Road sign

    Snapshot Title: Road sign
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Gotanda station
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Nihombashi and Sakuradamon straight, Meguro that-a-way.



  13. Emergency escape

    Snapshot Title: Emergency escape
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Gotanda station
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Tokyo windows with red triangles are emergency exits.



  14. Restaurant list

    Snapshot Title: Restaurant list
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Shinjuku - near JR station west exit
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    All the places to get food in this department store.



  15. May this shop be with you.

    Snapshot Title: May this shop be with you.
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Shinjuku - near JR station west exit
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  16. Karate

    Snapshot Title: Karate
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Shinjuku - near JR station west exit
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  17. Fitness Club TIPNESS

    Snapshot Title: Fitness Club TIPNESS
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Shinjuku - near JR station west exit
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  18. Omnipresent Karaoke 747

    Snapshot Title: Omnipresent Karaoke 747
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Shinjuku - near JR station west exit
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    ... these are everywhere...



  19. Miffy picnic blanket

    Snapshot Title: Miffy picnic blanket
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Imperial Palace Eastern Gardens
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    cute kid.



  20. LED stoplight

    Snapshot Title: LED stoplight
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Shinjuku, near JR station east exit
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Power-efficient, and supposedly cheaper to maintain because they last longer. I saw a talk about this at a transportation technologies conference in Minneapolis, about 6 years ago.



  21. Windmills

    Snapshot Title: Windmills
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Mount Tsukuba - View from Miyukigahara
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Hurray, renewable energy.



  22. Keio Plaza Tower hotel

    Snapshot Title: Keio Plaza Tower hotel
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    170 meters tall.



  23. Shinjuku Center Building roof

    Snapshot Title: Shinjuku Center Building roof
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    223 meters tall.



  24. Sompo Japan HQ Building roof

    Snapshot Title: Sompo Japan HQ Building roof
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    200 meters tall.



  25. Shinjuku Mitsui Building roof

    Snapshot Title: Shinjuku Mitsui Building roof
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    209 meters tall.



  26. Mount Kasayama

    Snapshot Title: Mount Kasayama
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    837m elevation.



  27. Harmony Tower roof

    Snapshot Title: Harmony Tower roof
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    126 meters tall.



  28. Sunbright Twin roof

    Snapshot Title: Sunbright Twin roof
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    134 meters tall.



  29. Nakano Sun Plaza

    Snapshot Title: Nakano Sun Plaza
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    92 meters tall.



  30. Shinjuku Green Tower Building

    Snapshot Title: Shinjuku Green Tower Building
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    110 meters tall.



  31. Gotanda... somewhere out there

    Snapshot Title: Gotanda... somewhere out there
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Gotanda station is another couple miles out this-a-way.... somewhere.



  32. Pfizer building

    Snapshot Title: Pfizer building
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  33. Karaoke

    Snapshot Title: Karaoke
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  34. Digging away

    Snapshot Title: Digging away
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    Some construction going on here...



  35. Yebisu Garden Place

    Snapshot Title: Yebisu Garden Place
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  36. Yoyogi Park

    Snapshot Title: Yoyogi Park
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    With Meiji Shrine somewhere inside.



  37. Tokyo Midtown Tower

    Snapshot Title: Tokyo Midtown Tower
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    With Tokyo Tokwer on the left.



  38. NTT DoCoMo Clock

    Snapshot Title: NTT DoCoMo Clock
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:

    12:52 or so.



  39. NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi Building

    Snapshot Title: NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi Building
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



  40. Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

    Snapshot Title: Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
    Taken by: Colin McMillen

    Image: Tokyo Skyscrapers
    Image Owner: Colin McMillen



    Description:



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