Yota Yoshida Captures The Loneliness Of Transit In Tokyo

Japanese street photographer Yota Yoshida captures people traversing the public spaces of Tokyo.

Entitled “From Somewhere to Elsewhere”, his series portrays people, often alone, in various states of transit: on public transport, during their everyday commutes or simply waiting. Tinged with a sense of loneliness, the images capture the in-between moments that often go unnoticed. “I have a particular interest in the invisible things like various emotions and poetic expressions in the everyday,” states Yoshida. “I don’t ask permission to take the photos, because I think unposed photographs capture what is being expressed in the surroundings, which is important to me.”

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All images © Yota Yoshida

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