William Green captures the calmness and vulnerability of Tokyo taxi drivers sleeping in their cars

Posted in Art, Photography
By Sam Bathe on 22 Feb 2016

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In amongst the the hectic city life, for his latest project, photographer William Green captures a moment of silence, as Tokyo taxi drivers clock off for 40 winks in their cars. “I was in Japan working on a few other projects, and I stumbled upon them while doing a bit of pavement pounding,” Green explains, “I came across this one street – it’s not a taxi rank, but there were loads of people asleep.” After noticing the trend, he took his 35mm digital camera around the city to get some better shots, first asking permission from approaching a union rep.

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Check out more of William’s photography on his site: www.williamgreen.co.uk

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