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Shichi-Go-San (753,"Seven-Five-Three") is a traditional rite of passage and festival day in Japan for three- and seven-year-old girls and three- and five-year-old boys, held annually on November 15. As Shichi-Go-San is not a national holiday, it is generally observed on the nearest weekend.
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maxifred (0) 2012-11-11 3:44
Hello dear friend,
I could almost recognize the passion of my little daughter in the eyes of this girl...
She is so lovely and involved in her task,I like it very much!
I like the "vignette" effect too...
Best regards from automnal Europe,
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2012-11-11 4:03
Namaskar dear Takero,
Missed a lot from your gallery. This little girl looks very confident and beautiful under the red umbrella. The colors and sharpness are superb.
TopGeo (38216) 2012-11-11 4:22
Hello Takero! an incredibly intriguing portrait and image this all red. Highly original in concept and compelling in it's subject matter. A good quality of image, a great sharpness and a few managed-well colors, they make a very interesting composition.
Nice work. Well done!
mirosu (16041) 2012-11-11 4:33
Excellent capture of this young girl. I like the red tones in this photo. The composition with the red umbrella and the red dresed girl in the center is perfect. Well done. Have a great week.
ManuMay (36097) 2012-11-11 4:34
Hi dear Takero!
A wonderful portrait, a very special mood on the capture, excellent colours and definition..
A beautiful face expression, great work yours!!
Have a nice day...
Juzo (4199) 2012-11-11 4:46
A lovely portrait, such a beautiful red on the parasol, and great shape to this charming portrait.
cargus (10105) 2012-11-11 5:48
Bonne prise sur ce caractère, expression et les traits du visage bien joué par le jeu de la lumière et la couleur, une image claire, un portrait de succès.!!
devimeuxbe (58557) 2012-11-11 6:26
this is amazing. The light behind the umbrella is very beautifull. Great cropping and lovely smile.
Really well done
Noel_Byrne (30459) 2012-11-11 6:33
This is a stunning portrait shot of this girl, and the framing could not possibly be any better. This is an iconic image, and the colours really burst out of the screen. The girl seems very proud of her important role, and this capture of that pride is very special. Thanks for sharing.
holmertz (51100) 2012-11-11 7:38
A striking photo of a well posing girl. It is nicely composed and well cropped.
federico (3879) 2012-11-11 10:56
hi takero really nice portrait, with the red colour caraterazing the whole picture, nice smile and quite natural pose too
siudzi (34141) 2012-11-11 11:16
Another amazing portrait picture from your last series. She looks extremely cute with such an interesting expression. Perfectly executed work. TFS!
saxo042 (37794) 2012-11-11 11:34
This is indeed a very eye-catching picture! The red colour is dominating but if you manage to take your eyes away, you will enjoy the shy smile of this very pretty girl. A very pleasant picture!
cigdom (2592) 2012-11-11 13:10
I should say that you are so successful at portraits! This is another lovely portrait of a nice girl. I like the way of using umbrella as a frame and placing girl in the middle of it.Good idea!
Thanks for sharing
smash2707 (3320) 2012-11-11 14:13
Very nice portrait. The colors and the sharpness of your shot are amazing. Simply beautiful
npecanhuk (74814) 2012-11-11 15:07
Such a beautiful portrait!
I love all those colorful elements!
Light, level of sharpness and composition also pleased me a lot!
TFS - congrats,
kabel (1926) 2012-11-11 19:19
Hello, Simply beautiful portrait of this young lady. Great colors and good composition. I think I might crop out the stuff in the bg on the left. Make it all aout the girl and the umbrella.
ACL1978 (7511) 2012-11-12 6:44
Wonderfully sharp, with a muted dark background making the red of this shot stand out even more! Gorgeous subject and work, Takero!
abmdsudi (52963) 2012-11-12 8:42
Pak Takero YTH
Kore wa migotona aka ga shikkari to soko ni kugidzuke ni me o kakujitsu ni hijō ni kyōryokuna shottodesu. Kasa ga amai on'nanoko yori mo ōkiku, anata no shōmei seigyo no yō ni mieru koto wa kyōmibukai hādoshadou nashide totemo bimyōdesu. Kireaji wa totemo yoidesushi, kanojo wa hontōni migoto ni kiwadatte iru. Hijō ni yoi e wa, anata ni kansha shi, oiwainokotoba.
jemaflor (95957) 2012-11-12 12:44
Perfect result for this portrait well managed, Good frame with the red "umbrella", nice light and colors.
ourania (44254) 2012-11-14 12:56
Hello dear Takero,
I love the way you've framed and lit this picture to fit the wonderful shape of the parasol and to enhance the charm of the red hues and of the little girl's face and expression. The parasol has isolated the little girl from the dark tones of the blurry background and has allowed us to concentrate on her lovely and intriguing glance. Congratulations and thank you!
All the best, have a great day,
adores (45027) 2012-11-16 14:14
So colourful! I like the red and the pose of the girl, holding the umbrella. Very good light and colours!
Another good photo of Japan:)!
TRB (14106) 2012-11-25 9:09
umbrella is very nice.
very nice framing and perspective.
with the view of clarity and perfect portrait red.
Bluejeans (64251) 2012-11-27 4:45
Ola Takero ,
Lindo o retrato desta menina com este chapéu vermelho , os detalhes dores estão 5 estrelas , fez um belo olhar para ti :) , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
macjake (66972) 2012-12-05 15:32
I can easily see why people have enjoy this photo of yours.
how adorable she is!
very cute, innocent and photogenic, and she probably doesn't even know it :)
love the red and the sweeping circles
Nard (6972) 2012-12-13 12:47
I missed this one. Really a beautiful portrait with this dominant and outstanding red. An excellent and perfect framing with the umbrella covering a large part of the picture. Concerning the light I like how we can see the transparency through the umbrella (sorry I'm still so bad in English)
SWEETFREEDOM (24617) 2012-12-15 5:03
lovely little 'lady'. good colors and nice dresses and red umbrella.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (41014)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-11-10
- Camera: Canon 1D Mark‡W, Canon EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS USM, 77 mm CPL
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/50 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-11-11 3:12