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Natsumi Hayashi’s Levitation Photographs

Photographer Natsumi Hayashi takes portraits of herself levitating. Her photos are taken around Tokyo where she waits for inspiration to strike, sets her timer and jumps into place. “We are all surrounded by social stress as we are bound by the forces of earth’s gravity,” Natsumi says when asked why she took on the series. “So, [...]

Miss Japan 2010

Miss Japan 2010Sophia University student Mina Hayashi, 23, won this year’s Miss Japan Grand Prix Final held in Tokyo on Monday.Hayashi could not hold back her tears when her name was announced as the winner.”A new door has opened for me today,” she said during her acceptance speech. “I would like to do my best [...]