This is another unique festival. During the two days of the festival, one boy and one girl become "incarnation" of the God. Now she is fine and funny, but through the series of the traditional ritual ceremony. For two days she is prohibited getting down the ground. Now she is so lovely and funny but she transform herself soon.
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SWEETFREEDOM (21542) 2010-08-21 7:40
lovely girl, great group's portrait, excellent background blur and colors.
holmertz (36441) 2010-08-21 7:46
I am so amazed by all these very strange Japanese festivals. This composition createsa very nice triangle with fine contrasts of white and red. There are three interesting faces to watch. The girl is certainly the prettiest.
Thanks for sharing all these fine photos.
albertz (2468) 2010-08-21 7:47
congrats. love how you captured the mood of the occasion
wolf38 (30142) 2010-08-21 8:15
Hello Takero. The three seem happy when you see the smile. A lovely scene you have photographed here. Really very beautiful and worth seeing. Regards, Wolfgang.
lousat (71411) 2010-08-21 8:50
H Takero,very very nice trio,another happy moment from this incredible festival,the men seem a little tired,maybe the girl isn't so light..ehehe...Thanks for share,have a nice Sunday,Luciano.
saxo042 (36702) 2010-08-21 11:59
A very good picture! The three faces here form a perfect triangle and the strong red and green colours are also perfect. A very pretty, and obviously very happy girl. What do the two dots on her forehead symbolize?
Budapestman (82620) 2010-08-21 14:46
a charming photo with attractive composition and lovely details, superb colours and sharpness, an excellent shot, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
TRB (13543) 2010-08-21 16:06
Dear Mr. Takero
Very cute, very nice display. The colors, excellent clarity and balanced presentation of the frame. Congratulations, Greetings
adores (33924) 2010-08-21 16:34
A wonderful portrait of this festival! The three expressions are fabulous and the blurred background is perfect! Well captured! Waiting for the next ones!
edge (6070) 2010-08-21 18:15
Hello Takero, This young lady is clowning very well. She is really funny. I thing the two gentlemen holding her are also in a good humor. Great colors and fine composition. Another great cultural scene from you. Great picture. Regards, Roger
pauloog (11747) 2010-08-22 2:42
The lovely expession of the girl catches the eye in thsi fine composition with its clear colours and excellent play of light and shadows.
emka (72254) 2010-08-22 13:37
Hi Takero, The rituals on the Japanese festival are very strange. So this girl is carried tow days, without touching the ground? What about sleeping?? She is smiling but the men look already tired. Do they change? Interesting triangle composition, strong contrast of white and red. Amazing photo.
Have a nice week
yquem46 (38378) 2010-08-22 13:40
amazing tradition ! Didn't you shoot another picture of her after 2 days ? We'd be certainly interested to see that !
Excellent quality, light and colors as always
have a nice week
sultana (2101) 2010-08-23 16:02
This is a good groups potraits.perfect sharpness and DOF .Well done.
mkamionka (29153) 2010-08-24 1:38
I would use the title "beauty and the beasts" :)
Very cute girl and scary looking men contrast with her very much. Nice capture,
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34250)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-08-13
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon 1D MKIII, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM, 77 mm CPL
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/1000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-08-21 6:52