Kyoto - jamri

The Kyoto Tower Lights Up

I promised when I posted "A View from the Kyoto Tower" that I was planning to get a particular shot of the tower. Well, it took me a little longer than I expected to get the chance to go to Kyoto station at the right time for the shot I wanted. Actually, I was hoping to go about a week before, but a couple of things came up that prevented me from going.
Normally the tower is lit up as in today's photo with standard floodlights, however I think there are certain occasions when it is lit up in different colours. Also the inverted bowl shape section towards the base of the tower sometimes has blue neon lights in it, like this shot. I wonder if they are trying to save power or just doing maintenance at the moment?
The tower is situated just north of the Kyoto Station, if you use the main exit you'll see it as soon as you get out of the station complex. Good places to view the tower from the station include the area at the top of the escalators on the East Side of the station (on your right has you pass through the main ticket gates), where I took today's photo. And from the Sky Walk.
This photo was taken with a Nikon Coolpix P7100 on a tripod. It was shot in .NRW (raw format), it was my first time to use raw on the P7100. The current version is an updated version I made in DXO optics pro. I've increased contrast and vibrancy. I've used prime noise reduction. Clear view filter and default camera corrections applied.