This shot is from the big opeining precession.
She is a "maiko", not "geisha", typical Japanese traditional girl. I remaind that Japanese girls/ladies recently have much diversity indeed.
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lousat (72509) 2010-05-26 13:35
Aaaaah! Fantastic portait my friend! What a beautiful work,it seem to exit from a styling shop.The colors,the light,the sharpness...all is perfect....one of the best from your carnival.Have a nice day,Luciano
papera (13918) 2010-05-26 13:45
this is one of your most classic Japanese portraits - the high level of detail and the resolution of the image show the make-up in a flawless way: all the typical beauty attributes (the deep red lips, the almost white skin, the dark hair, the shaped eyebrows) come beautifully alive thanks to the perfect light.
indeed a perfect study of this lovely maiko face.
bebbetto (12) 2010-05-26 14:52
I would have thought she was a geisha ! Misterious Japan for western people.
Beautiful photograph. Excellent details. Beautiful smile
Have a nice day
Budapestman (82620) 2010-05-26 15:01
a splendid portrait once more with beautiful details, the composition of the photo is attractive, very nice colours and clarity, Tfs! Have a nice day! Kellemes napot Kívánok!
edge (6070) 2010-05-26 18:59
Hello Takero, Lovely portrait of this young lady. You have done extremely well with this photo. Fantastic attire and a beautiful costume, a excellent shot to add to your archives of these cultural events. Great camera work. Regards, Roger
tusharkmandal (3171) 2010-05-27 3:27
Great portrait. Very beautiful lady and I am surprised at the amount of makeup she has done to look so gracious. Must be the part of the ocassion. The little flowers on the head adds greatly to the composition.
abmdsudi (39774) 2010-05-27 3:35
she looked straight into yr lens, good eye2eye contact.
good color contrast, sharp nd crispy. good portrait nicely presented. congrat
faubry (35405) 2010-05-27 12:31
very nice portrait, i like this smiling face;
saigon (6443) 2010-05-30 3:01
TRES BON PORTRAIT A f2.8 !
eversmile (11628) 2010-06-05 8:18
A beautiful portrait with lovely hues, and a remarkable sharpness. I had not realised that some would wear wigs instead of their natural hair, but your close-up opens my eyes on the reality. I like very much the sweet smile a little shy.
Noel_Byrne (20958) 2012-08-22 5:28
I hope you are well.
This is a beautiful image, the colours are so soft and gentle, as is the expression of the lady. Her smile is beautiful, and is expressed as much in her eyes as it is in mouth. Wonderful shot, thank you.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34524)
- 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, 1/1000 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2010-05-26 13:33