Time-lapse of Japan’s Shincha Harvest Tea

 

KYOTO, Japan

— This time-lapse video captures the beautiful birth of this year’s shincha harvest.

A special video camera, positioned at the Nakakubo Tea Farm, advanced a few frames every 5 minutes for about 30 days last month to show us the dance of the new leaves. The digital images were then edited to create a short film.

Ian Chun, principal at Yunomi Tea Merchant, writes that “we’ve documented (possibly for the first time ever) the growth of spring tea leaf, including a view under the shading!”

The project was financed by Yunomi (yunomi.life), with thecooperation of digital marketing company Muramura LLC (muramura.kyoto.jp) and Nakakubo Tea Farms in Kyoto, Japan.

Yunomi is a lifestyle brand featuring small scale Japanese tea farms and other producers, providing tea enthusiasts around the world with a bridge into the land of Japanese tea.

Yunomiとは、日本の茶農家や小規模生産者を世界中のお茶のファンに紹介しているブランド。

2 thoughts on “Time-lapse of Japan’s Shincha Harvest Tea

  1. Dan – is there a paper copy of the Green Tea issue or only digital? I have purchased the
    others via Amazon in the past. As a Kickstarter assistant I seem to have lost track of what’s
    been happening until I got some recent emails about the Kangra Valley where I had just visited in November 2018.

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