This photograph is taken to the Fukagawa Hachiman festival in this summer. The girl who has participated in this festival had poured water on the mikoshi which passes along a place along the route from on a stand. If it guesses from the Kanji character written to Happi, she will be a girl of the town association near this. From the frame, she was shedding sweat by signs that used up energy to the festival and she was absentminded to it. The masks of the roadside stand stood in a row in the place along the route in back.
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dale54 (8972) 2012-08-14 7:57
mikio hi,very good note for this shot,very sharp and clear,this is a great people shot,like it alot! tfs! dr
Oceania (5202) 2012-08-14 8:22
For us, this is unusual scene of a Japanese festival.
Thanks for showing.
GREGG (7888) 2012-08-14 13:24
nicely captured moment
Good POV and sharpness,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-08-14 19:12
Another beautiful portrait of this girl from a festival.I can see the sweat coming out of her face. Very interesting note about the festival. Good lighting, sharpness and colors.
sacimar (28627) 2012-08-15 4:28
good image of this moment of the festival, I like the face expressions of the two girls, details are interesting, well done,
jlbrthnn (76039) 2012-08-15 10:31
This enthusiastic participant, bears the traces of the feast. The picture is spectacular, the facial expression is interesting. The quality is excellent.
Have a nice day
PecoBud (3824) 2012-08-19 9:05
Very sharp, clear and finely detailed photo. Beautiful capture, with perfect timing, catching drops of water, coming from both girls and the man behind them. Light management is flawless, and the colors are so natural, it's as if I'm the one taking taking the photo. BRAVO on your POV and your ability to present perfectly your Mind's Eye, great job Mikio!!
TFS.........Your Friend from California.......Buddy
jemaflor (103003) 2012-08-25 2:33
Well taken, good portrait good light management with perfect sharpness. Interesting contribution.
gus72 (3719) 2013-03-09 13:24
Hi MIkio !!
I like your photos of everyday life in Japan and in particular the ones with people... you are always able to capture them in such a natural way.
Have a nice day.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-08-12
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Tamron AF 70-300 1:4-5.6 Tele Macro(1:2), Kenko UV 62mm
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-08-14 6:07