On ltsukushima island, off the coast of Hiroshima in Japan, Steve Kato photographed the torii that stands in front of 12th century ltsukushima Shinto Shrine.
At high tide, water surrounds the vermillion gate, which stands about 52 feet high.
Kato and his wife, Kathleen, visited ltsukushima in spring 2011, just in time to see its cherry blossoms in full bloom.
The San Gabriel resident used a
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