Tracking the perimeter, past the shrine walls and back into the forest, trees still heavy from the rain.
Ema 絵馬, wooden plaques for making prayers or wishes, hanging at Meiji Jingū 明治神宮. These are a common sight at shrines and their pleasing aesthetic arrangement makes photography almost obligatory.
After the long gravel path among the trees, damp, shielded from the city noise, the shrine itself and its vast courtyard.
Lucky timing produced an extra dose of Japanese culture, a traditional wedding ceremony in progress.