The weight of a Portabel shrine ("mikoshi" in Japanese) is 1 ton to 3 tons, so usually carried by 50~100 person. The density of the cariiers is so high, they are very close each other sometimes like packed. Old and youg, lady and gentleman are all mixed basically.
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ciakgiak (30403) 2010-05-22 15:28
Hello dear Takero,
great shot, four different expressions in one image, so different but united in the same spot! The light, the sharpness and the quality are really superb.
edge (6070) 2010-05-22 18:59
Hello Takero, Great shot, such interesting expressions on all of their faces. Your shot captures the effort that these four are undergoing as they carry and support the Shrine. In fact, looking at them makes me feel tired and exhausted. Ha Ha. Wonderful job. Have a nice Sunday. Regards, Roger
serp2000 (37392) 2010-05-22 22:23
My compliments! Excellent work! So impressive faces... An interesting moment! Well done.
SWEETFREEDOM (21510) 2010-05-23 1:12
great shot with so many face expressions and details.
Excellent sharpness and frame.
npecanhuk (60100) 2010-05-23 7:23
So interesting and beautiful face expressions!
They are not posing for you, that's for sure and that's what's most appealing in this photograph!
Sharpness, exposure, natural colors, horizontal format and composition are great!
TFS - congratulations!
Have a great sunday!
BeBeHooker (0) 2010-05-23 11:33
Wonderful scene, amazing faces. Dynamic shot. Very dynamic effect. Good sharpness.
Zbychu (0) 2010-05-24 0:54
Amazing shot :^))
Can you uncut girl's nose, a bit ?
eldancer1 (24647) 2010-05-26 13:36
Very nice capture of people of different ages and sex. I love the happy expression on their faces. Good colors and details.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34200)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-05-15
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon 1D MKIII, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM, 77 mm CPL
- Exposure: f/4, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-05-22 14:26