This is one of the biggest festival in Tokyo. "sanja festival", held in Asakusa. Usually so much croded but this years is unusual, as the last year's event was postponed due to the earthquake. So--- many particiopants joined. So big three portable shrines are started to be carried aorund each three districts at 6AM, and back to here at 20 PM.
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krzychu30 (15510) 2012-05-28 1:08
beautiful scene.It´s alway nice to see people celebrating and having just good time together.What I like more about your picture is perfectly framing,taken slightly from above the heads.Also sharpness in the FG is superb and the little blurry BG makes we concentrate mostly on the participants and these beautifully decorated carriage.
Have a nice day
wolf38 (31282) 2012-05-28 1:17
Hello Takero. Thou art the photographer of Japanese festivals. Here it is the Sanja festival. I'm pretty sure that in Japan there are many more celebrations as for example in Germany. When I see your photos, I am always amazed by the effort associated with these festivities are celebrated. Even today's photo pleases me very well. Rgds, Wolfgang.
Budapestman (82620) 2012-05-28 1:26
Hi Dear Takero,
what a view, the composition is very spectacular, great details and the POV is effective, too. Fantastic atmosphere, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
YNO (0) 2012-05-28 2:14
Japondaki senlikler gercekten renkli ve guzel,ellerine saglik,guzel.
rbassin (18989) 2012-05-28 2:56
Une belle photo qui transmet à merveille l'idée de la fête.
Le pov au dessus des têtes donne une bonne impression de la foule.
jhm (141307) 2012-05-28 3:22
You've always close to the festivals, and makes always nice reportings.
Again a good reporting with this image, we learn something about your country
You chose a very well angle this gives depth and perspective.
Excellent composition good presentation in color.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Monday,
mursaloglu (8682) 2012-05-28 11:10
My dear Takero
amazing picture great compo and marvelous frame bravo ihsan
Afsanehbagheri (3228) 2012-05-28 20:34
With a beautiful view and good composition.
Congratulations and good luck
raszid62 (18585) 2012-05-29 0:51
Great picture taken from above the head of the altar carried on the shoulders of the procession participants. Excellent depth of field. I like the light mist in the background.
Cricri (108775) 2012-05-29 3:55
L'ambiance festive est bien rendue autour des sanctuaires, bon POV, intéressant festival de votre pays
jlbrthnn (76037) 2012-05-29 6:28
This tradition is spectacular, and we clearly see the enthusiasm of participants. The agitated crowd is colorful and pleasing to the eye. The light and colors are natural. Sharpness is excellent. Bravo.
Have a nice day
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-05-29 13:00
Namaskar dear Takero,
Your festival images with full of informative notes are very useful understanding the culture. I like the way people participate in masses to enjoy the festivals. Beautiful colors and atmosphere.
aliabazari (15997) 2012-06-10 10:22
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (36742)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-05-20
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon EOS5D Mark‡V, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/500 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-05-28 0:39