Enkei Chabatake a unique tea field in Japan.

Enkei Chabatake tea field. In Harayama, Wazuka (Japan) there is a tea field that grows in a small space, at the edge of a wood, on a steep slope, and its unique circular shape is amazing: the perfectly trimmed rows of hedges wane along the curved survace, creating a mesmerizing effect.
The diagonal light of the afternoon produces a “chiaroscuro” pattern caused by the shadow of a row projected on the row below and on the space between them.

EXIF:
Camera: Pentax K-3
Lens: Pentax SMC K 30mm F2.8
Focal lenght: 30mm
Shutter time: 1/80 s
Aperture: F/8
Sensitivity: ISO100

 

You can find the full blog post about the culture and history of tea in Japan at the following page: Tea culture in Japan: history, tradition and plantation of Wazuka

 

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