KidZania Visit #3, Part 2
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Picking up from yesterday's “KidZania Visit #3, Part 1” about last Friday's visit to KidZania, Anthony and Gen were waiting to start their stint as dentists....

“You Go Ahead, You Won Fair and Square” -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/2.5, ISO 1800 — map & image datanearby photos
“You Go Ahead, You Won Fair and Square”

The worker had talked to them a bit, then they did a quick paper-rock-scissors competition to decide something, and the photo above was when Anthony apparently won. From what happened later, I think it was to decide who would be the doctor, and who would be the assistant.

Suiting Up even though my dentist here in Kyoto is female, I'm guessing the mask colors are to remind the staff who's playing which role -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/2.5, ISO 1250 — map & image datanearby photos
Suiting Up
even though my dentist here in Kyoto is female, I'm guessing the mask colors are to remind the staff who's playing which role
Patient Triage -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/2.5, ISO 1100 — map & image datanearby photos
Patient Triage

Since Anthony and Gen were a pair, the staff let the little girl perform a procedure by herself while Anthony and Gen waited, so they could work together when it was their turn. Just for context, here's what it looked like from outside, with Anthony and Gen waiting to the right of center...

View From Outside all the photos of the inside are though the thick windows -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 @ 24 mm — 1/200 sec, f/4, ISO 5000 — map & image datanearby photos
View From Outside
all the photos of the inside are though the thick windows

Then it was time for Dr. Anthony to perform his procedure...

Gen Prepares the Patient -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 @ 50 mm — 1/200 sec, f/4, ISO 2800 — map & image datanearby photos
Gen Prepares the Patient
Drilling for Oil -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/4, ISO 5000 — map & image datanearby photos
Drilling for Oil
Preparing to Stick.... er.... Something In There -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/4, ISO 2000 — map & image datanearby photos
Preparing to Stick.... er.... Something In There
Final Touches -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/4, ISO 1250 — map & image datanearby photos
Final Touches

After the dentist experience, they wanted to drive a train, which Anthony did six months ago and Gen had done on his prior trip as well. This involved a 45-minute wait, but they really wanted to do it, so waited. And just like during some down time toward the end of his first day, he took the opportunity to check out his financial situation...

Tidying Up The Wallet -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 @ 24 mm — 1/125 sec, f/1.8, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Tidying Up The Wallet
Waiting To Start Their Shift -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/40 sec, f/2.5, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Waiting To Start Their Shift
Off To Start The Day's Work -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/100 sec, f/2.5, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Off To Start The Day's Work
Pre-Shift Pep Talk -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 @ 50 mm — 1/200 sec, f/1.4, ISO 500 — map & image datanearby photos
Pre-Shift Pep Talk
About To Start His Run -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/2.5, ISO 4500 — map & image datanearby photos
About To Start His Run
Employing Shisa Kanko for added safety -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/200 sec, f/2.5, ISO 4500 — map & image datanearby photos
Employing Shisa Kanko
for added safety
Teamwork three-year-old conductor with microphone in the background -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/125 sec, f/4, ISO 6400 — map & image datanearby photos
Teamwork
three-year-old conductor with microphone in the background
Best View I Could Get by stretching way over a railing and holding my arm waaaaay out, snapping the picture blindly -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 @ 24 mm — 1/200 sec, f/1.4, ISO 1100 — map & image datanearby photos
Best View I Could Get
by stretching way over a railing and holding my arm waaaaay out, snapping the picture blindly
“Hi” -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 @ 24 mm, cropped — 1/50 sec, f/2.5, ISO 720 — map & image datanearby photos
“Hi”

Meanwhile, Gen was driving a different train, in an even-more-difficult-to-photograph location...

Checking That The Doors Are Closing -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 @ 24 mm — 1/50 sec, f/2.5, ISO 900 — map & image datanearby photos
Checking That The Doors Are Closing

And that was it for their KidZania day. On the way out, Anthony stopped by an ATM to withdraw his money, and the colors were rich...

Nom Nom Nom... -- Kidzania -- Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan -- Copyright 2010 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 @ 50 mm — 1/100 sec, f/1.4, ISO 900 — map & image datanearby photos
Nom Nom Nom...

On the way home they ate the rice balls they'd cooked/frozen (which had by this time thawed).


One comment so far...

Holy moly, you guys sure like that place. I wouldn’t mind bringing Jade there before she gets too old. I think she would enjoy it a lot.

— comment by Earnest Barr on November 2nd, 2010 at 8:50pm JST (7 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink
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