Deaf man's photograph selected at photography contest on Tokyo Skytree

"My Skytree" taken by Shionoya Tomihiko
(photo: http://photo.sankei.jp.msn.com/)

May 22, 2012

On May 22, Tokyo Skytree, at 634 meters the world's tallest broadcasting tower, opened to the public.

Since July, 2000, the readers have submitted photos with the theme on "My Skytree," which serializes with the Sankei Shimbun local edition (Tama, Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama, Kanagawa).

Celebrating the Tokyo Skytree opening, the contest of the submitted photos for one year and ten months was held and 34 photos were selected.

One of the these photos, shown at beginning of this page, was taken by Shionoya Tomihiko from Sakura-shi, Chiba prefecture. He is Deaf.

To see the selected photos, click:
http://photo.sankei.jp.msn.com/info/data/2012/05/0522skytree_photo/

Moreover, his photograph was chosen in the similar contest by the TBS TV broadcast as he posted on his Facebook page: http://fb.me/GlBg0yN4

English report on Tokyo Skytree opening:
http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20120522a6.html

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