In my previous iPhone-related posts, which can be found here and here, or even here should you find some tilt-shift attempts slightly tempting, I’ve banged on about the gadget’s convenience and the ability to bag shots a bulkier camera perhaps can’t — a usefulness that is further added to by the abundance of photographic apps available, all of which help to disguise, at least to a certain degree, the device’s many deficiencies.
And it’s this practical nature that arguably makes it perfect for use on Tokyo’s public transportation, allowing the documentation of some of the most popular past-times, such as scrutinising screens — which is sometimes favoured in father and son,
as well as mother and daughter double acts.
Or instead simply sleeping, with some travellers appearing as though they have actually passed out,
whereas others are precariously perched,
or just packed in.
Although once off the trains, the stations can certainly be a little more stressful to say the least for the city’s older citizens.