This is the continuation from previous one. "Oiran" group had procession in the canal in this town. This town has long history and had much prosperity once upon a time.
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kathryn_weir (2056) 2012-10-21 2:26
Hello dear Takero,
Sorry I have missed keeping up with your posts but this one is fabulous. The rich colours and the effective grouping in the boat all held together under the umbrella
Beautiful, TFT and enjoy your week
JFS (32459) 2012-10-21 3:08
AMAZING shot my friend! A jewel and a pleasure for the eyes! Great light despite the lack of sun. thanks!!!
Noel_Byrne (20914) 2012-10-21 3:20
Stunning image. The framing is perfect, and the people in the boat are positioned so perfectly as well. I really admire how the very formal looking lady in the centre is making eye contact with the camera, its very effective, while everybody else seems so oblivious to the lens, and so pleased in their surroundings. The colours and composition could not be better, fantastic!
Thanks for sharing
ciakgiak (30405) 2012-10-21 4:10
another superb image of yours, the colors are really attractive and you choose an amazing subject with an excellent quality. Have a great Sunday.
mirosu (12576) 2012-10-21 4:49
Another magnificent photo from great photographer. I like the vertical arrangement very much. The picture clarity, sharpness and colors are excellent. Very well done. Have a nice week.
jlbrthnn (79791) 2012-10-21 5:57
Venice in Japan? :) The picture is cleverly framed. A note and a photo interesting and very good quality. Bravo.
Have a nice day
SnapRJW (29304) 2012-10-21 8:57
Hello Takero - Such a colourful and very nicely composed shot. Every face is visible and there is a lovely symmetry in the positioning of the people in the boat. A pleasure to see these wonderful costumes. Warm regards rosemary
Cricri (101541) 2012-10-21 9:45
J'aime bien ce côté Venisien, l'expression sérieuse des personnes, la couleurs des kimono et les détails dans les cheveux, belle présentation
ACL1978 (7467) 2012-10-21 11:52
Nice shot of this full group, looking quite precise in their places in the boat. I see that you caught the woman in the center's eye here! Good to see her in a different angle than the one from your previous shot.
npecanhuk (61028) 2012-10-21 14:25
That's a very beautiful picture with excellent sharpness, exposure, colors, vertical format, chosen pov and composition!
TFS - congrats,
batalay (34767) 2012-10-21 16:51
Superb composition in this tight arrangements of the participants in this ritual boat. The colors are superb, the expressions on the participants are priceless. It is always a pleasure to see your photos of rituals.
aliabazari (11847) 2012-10-21 19:40
marabu61 (7415) 2012-10-23 5:57
Konichiwa Takero san
Superbly framed shot of this colorful group in their ancient costumes. So pleasing to look at.
have a good day
Nard (6970) 2012-10-24 0:41
A deep and beautiful red that catches our eyes. I like also the numerous people on the boat and the vertical format, that gives a concentration (density) of shapes and colors very attractive.
jemaflor (80858) 2012-10-24 10:04
Well taken, good pov, interesting scene and perfect colors and sharpness, tfs.
ourania (26580) 2012-10-24 10:27
Hello dear Takero,
a lovely and very effective composition supported by excellent sharpness, depth and perspective. I like very much the shape of the boat and its colourful crew under the red umbrella. Your lighting is excquisite too and I love the way the reds and the diverse expressions have been captured so clearly and vividly against the subdued and moody colours of the environment. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
Ourania from now rainy Leros
SWEETFREEDOM (21660) 2012-10-25 9:50
another beautiful picture, amazing great colors and details.
abmdsudi (39732) 2012-11-01 2:00
Pak Takero YTH
Subarashī shotto to watashi wa anata ga okonatta gōkana iro ni kansha shi, karera wa, kono sutekina e ni kankaku o sakusei shi, anata no nagai renzu ga subarashī shigoto o shita. Karera wa totemo umaku haichi sa rete ori, sorera no meikakuna kao no tokuchō ga hijō ni mirikitekidesuga, moeru yōna aka wa kanzen ni wareware no mikata ni eikyō o ataete kita hōhō o kakunin shi, kankaku o yūhatsu suru no ni mirikiteki. Migotona hikari to shāpunesu wa darenimo makenai. Omedetō, anata ni kansha shi, saizen no wa kangaete imasu.
fanni (14377) 2012-11-04 23:51
you have posted so many interesting photos while I've been not active these weeks...!
I don't know why this photo attracted my attention first of all among the others... perhaps it's a bit unusual, to my eye. The big red umbrella matches perfectly the red clothes of the girls - and this, undoubtedly, creates a perfect balance.
The composition is simple but very interesting: you chose a very good POV to shoot this photo.
By the way, it is also very interesting for me to study the facial expressions of these people sitting in the boat: they are so different, which gives freedom to imagination - what they may be thinking about?? :)
kind regards, and warmest greetings from Moscow,
serp2000 (38021) 2013-08-28 11:30
Thanks for your visit. I am fine! I hope your are OK!
Excellent photo! I agree with the Trekkers, it is really look like Venice. Amazing comparison. But I also like this composition, perfect exposure.
Greetings from the cool rainy place,
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34516)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-10-20
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon 1D MKIII, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM, 77 mm CPL
- Exposure: f/4, 1/1000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-10-21 2:16