Inner Yard, Dazaifu Tenmangu, Japan

Dazaifu Tenmangū in Dazaifu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, is a shrine frequented by students who visit in order to pray for academic achievement. This photo was taken in the shrine’s inner yard, where small booths are selling Omamori — amulets that are said to provide various forms of luck or protection. In the case of Dazaifu Tenmangu, a variety of education-themed talismans focusing on successful studies or luck in passing exams are available.

Inner Yard, Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine, Japan Photo
Inner Yard, Dazaifu Tenmangu, Japan

Shot with Mamiya 6 and 50mm f/4 lens on Fujicolor Pro 400H film. Developed and scanned by Carmencita Film Lab.
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Norbert Woehnl

Norbert Woehnl is a German Freelance Photographer based in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in Travel, Location, Editorial and Commercial Photography.

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