A man from Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan who goes by the alias DarwinFish105 has another hobby outside of filming the life size construction of the Gundam Figures in Odaiba, Japan. Throughout the last two years, he has been collecting video footage of the pre and post affects of the earthquake to downtown Tokyo’s lighting.

Capturing stunning footage over a long period of time, he shows how the earthquake has changed the lighting landscape of tokyo.

It’s taken him 2 long years to complete this project, but the end result is quite spectacular.

Equipment Used:

  • Camera : Canon EOS 5D Mark II
    Lens : MC ARAX 2.8/35mm Tilt & Shift
    Lens : Canon EF24mm F2.8

    Camera : Pentax K-5
    Lens : MC BIOMETAR 2.8/80mm & Tilt Adapter Pentacon Six

    Music : Sounds From The Past by Mindthings

This footage was taken near Tokyo Tower in Roppongi Hill’s observatory. This is the before and after affect of the lighting in the area due to the earthquake.

At the center of Shibuya use to rest a large Vision Screen which is gone now. People use to come here to watch live news, it was a hub of media knowledge for locals.

Additional to the large billboards and signs being obsolete in the Metropolitan are, the lights were also dropped.