During the festival besides the busy and crowdy precinct, several the Japanese traditional dannces are perfomed inside by "maiko(Japanese traditional dancer)" as just entertainment. They are amaateurs not professinals but thier performances are so sofisticated and elegant.
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ikeharel (51533) 2010-05-22 0:43
A superb catch on actress facial expression , and a great costume with good contrast to BG.
enjoy your weekend.
ManuMay (34357) 2010-05-22 0:45
This is really wonderful!!
Sweet and delicate, really elegant and precious...I like it very much...Excellent focus and light, an amazing portrait...this time the panorama croppping fits really well enhancing the verctical white silhouette...very good Takero!!
Have a nice week end...
Zbychu (0) 2010-05-22 1:01
Very nice image !
Slighty overexposed in lights as for my taste, but still very good. Thanks
pauloog (11747) 2010-05-22 1:03
The dancer portrayed in delicate pale colours against a background adding to the atmosphere, good work.
yquem46 (38378) 2010-05-22 1:39
A nice portrait with delicate colors and light
Much elegance in her attitude
Maybe a little too centered but this is a detail
Have a nice day
Budapestman (82620) 2010-05-22 1:40
a beautiful portrait with attractive composition and amazing details, the colours and lights are splendid, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét Kívánok!
BeBeHooker (0) 2010-05-22 5:58
Amazing girl. Wonderful scene. Very fine colors. Good capture.
SWEETFREEDOM (21544) 2010-05-22 8:14
beautiful shot, colors and sharpness spectacular, dress very nice.
npecanhuk (60224) 2010-05-22 8:22
I've always found those japanese ladies in their dresses! Their magical dancing is so attractive, so pleasant too! A real pleasure to all senses!
Your picture is excellent with the best sharp fg, blurred bg, exposure, colors, pov, horizontal format and composition!
TFS - congratulations!
Have a great week-end!
adores (33944) 2010-05-22 12:23
very good portrait, Takero!
I like her pose with those famous trees in the blurred background.I also like the light!
edge (6070) 2010-05-22 21:37
Hello Takero, Double shot for me tonight as this is your second picture for me. This is how I used to imagine all Japanese ladies looked, all the time. This one is a beauty and you have done an outstanding job capturing this lady in this pose. She is wonderfully dressed and exhibits great compusure in this photo. Great Job. Regards, Roger
saxo042 (36722) 2010-05-23 5:29
A very good portrait of this girl. Her posture is very elegant and your composition is also very good. Pleasant background pattern and colour too!
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34262)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-05-15
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon 1D MKIII, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-05-22 0:34