These Japanese gates, known as Torii, must be in their thousands as they wind up the Inari mountain at the Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine in Kyoto. I spent a lovely morning walking up them to reach the summit and shoot images along the way, passing a few people but nothing like the hoards that had arrived on the scene as I made my way back down the mountain.

I took a lot of images from here, so it will be interesting to see how many I actually post due to the fact there is a risk of many of the images looking pretty similar. There’s only so much you can do with a row of Torii.

Excellent location which I would certainly advise visiting in the very early morning should you be in Kyoto.

  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
  • Focal length: 24mm
  • ISO: 320
  • Shutter speed: 1/80s