"I'm really excited about this image because I completely forgot I shot it," said Takeda. "As a former photojournalist, I tend to shoot fast. Occasionally I forget what I've shot because I'm onto the next assignment. However I found this image when going through some old files. It's gorgeous.
"I was walking around Venice just sightseeing, when I came around the corner and saw this couple ahead of me. At the time, they were walking in the shadows, but I could see what might happen if they walked through the sliver of light. Instinctively, I raised my camera and fired off three shots as they entered the light. The first one captured the moment."