flickr 2014: AkihabaraNews Galleries in High-Res

AkihabaraNews on flickr!

AkihabaraNews on flickr
Our local galleries are nice, and for the most part, they get the job done.

The images we post on Facebook are great for late-breaking, man on the street, catch as catch can J-tech coolness.

But when it comes to the high-res presentation of a well assembled flickr gallery, well, flickr's hard to beat. And we're not getting kickbacks to say so, but even for the average photographer or simple snapshotter - a terabyte of free storage? Uhhhh, yes please.

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FacebookTwitterYouTube, and Instagram, flickr also has become a social media service: photos, video, comments, likes, and the ability to share things of interest among your friends/followers/the public.

Lots and Lots of Photos
Our flickr presence reaches all the way back to 2008 and includes ~4000 high-res photos of Japanese tech, culture, landscape, and more. Jump into our Photostream here, or browse for a specific topic among our 160+ Albums.

We shoot with everything from a Nikon D90 with a big beefy lens, to the Sony Cyber-Shot RX-100, to a Panasonic Lumix GH3 (GH4 when we can get our hands on one) a few iPhone 5Ss, and an Android device here and there as well (admittedly, smartphones struggle to qualify as high-res, but on occasion that's what's needed to get the job done!).

Click through the big gallery thumbs below for a look at recent sets:

ASIMO Enjoys the Japanese Spring (COVERAGE):

 

Girls of Anime Japan 2014 (COVERAGE):

 

Fukushima by Drone - A Photo Essay (COVERAGE):

 

REVIEW: Panasonic Lumix GH4 (COVERAGE):

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