We had the best weather of the trip in Kyoto. Cherry blossoms were everywhere, and because of that there were a lot of people going to Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples dressed in their best.
I shot this from the hip! Shooting from the hip is one of the best practices for street photographers. Often when shooting with my eyes, I am not fast enough or too timid. Shooting from the hip releases me from that and also adds a different perspective.