I will close up this "Awa Odori" soon, but still have many stocks. I am very much sorry to say goodbye to them.
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yquem46 (38752) 2011-09-10 7:41
I like this selective close up on the serious young woman, nicely framed by the 2 others according to a very shallow DOF
holmertz (55091) 2011-09-10 7:47
This is a fine photo where you have picked a profile in the long line of women and placed the sharpness exactly right. This has become an intimate portrait in the crowd. The many straw hats, one sharp and the others nicely blurred, form a fine pattern.
dale54 (8306) 2011-09-10 8:42
takero hi-another beautifull shot,wow just love it!you have a great weekend!
baddori (20151) 2011-09-10 9:18
Messa a fuoco al millimetro.
Un ottimo obbiettivo che da una profonditŕ di campo.
"Awa Odori" che offre spunti artistici.
Io domani al "Matrimonio Antico Selargino" in costume tipico sardo ..spero di condividere ...
Budapestman (82620) 2011-09-10 13:55
Hi Dear Takero,
a beautiful photo with superb composition, the POV is excellent, great details and the atmosphere is charming, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
mayjayne (6334) 2011-09-10 18:33
The use of DOF is cleverly managed here. The colours of the flowers in the woman's kimono works very well to create interesting colour highlights againsts the blurred sections.
bebbetto (40) 2011-09-11 3:05
Splendid portrait. Beautiful expression of the girl so concentrated. Stunning colors
tober (8797) 2011-09-11 7:04
Hi Takero, excellent bokeh with good sharpness focusing on the face of the lady with traditional dress. The light control and natural colours are excellent as usual. Best regards, Tolga
Disabled_A (0) 2011-09-11 15:06
this is one of very interesting "long-zoomed" portraits! I ask myself what this lady is thinking about at this moment? she looks very concentrated... and serious.
Concerning the composition, I might suggest cropping a little bit on the left side because that very dark spot in the top left corner is a little distracting... :)
abmdsudi (55722) 2011-09-13 16:03
YTH Pak Takero
Ini portrait yang sungguh hebat sekali!
Hikensha tame shōten no sadamaranai, zenkei to haikei no yōso o, inshō-tekina shōgeki to tsuyoi kanjō o sakusei suru jihatsu-teki shunkan kara piaringu kanjō kara koko ni kiwadatte iru. Kanojo wa kanzen ni muchū ni natte inai teiki sa rete sutekina shōten wa, purofairu de, kono imēji ga haruka ni kyōmibukai watashi wa kore wa kono shotto ni enerugī o tsuika suru kanji ga, sore wa mata, bunmyaku ni oku to, imēji ni monogatari no yōso o tsuika suru koto ga dekimasu. Anata ga kanojo no kizuite inai no shotto ni kimochi o chūnyū suru tame ni kanri sa reta toshite, anata no taimurīna shotto ga koko ni hijō ni jūyōdesu. , Subarashii gazō to yoroshiku, arigatō
Angshu (56760) 2011-09-14 4:37
Hello dear Takero-san
Fine focus on the face of the 2nd lady. The shallow DOF created a good bokeh both in the FG & the BG & isolated her well. Very nice portrait shot with the very typical hat on!
With Best Regards from muggy Mumbai
Nard (6972) 2011-09-14 5:06
A beautiful line of head and hat with a fine choice of sharpness on the second one. That gives a nice blur arround her face and a sweet composition. Well done
PeterDF (421) 2011-09-17 12:44
I've been a way for a bit Takero, but viewing your photos from the past week...this is really quite lovely. And what is especially nice, is the way you've captured the wonderful colors on the shoulder of her costume...really quite beautiful and such a pretty design. Very nicely done again!
siudzi (34141) 2011-09-24 10:27
This series called Awa Odori is absolutely wonderful and I've found it very unique and beautiful. This last one is so eye-catching with perfect composition, excellent DOF and intensive tones. Great image! Love it!
pauloog (11751) 2011-09-25 3:39
I like this scene with the sharp focus and your pale clear colours.
jaywalker (16105) 2011-09-30 12:45
Hi Takero, I love the shallow DOF & the excellent light in this wonderfully composed photo, there is beautiful soft focus & lovely detail, great shot kind regards Wilson.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (43028)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-08-28
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon 1D Mark‡W, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-09-10 7:24