This is a drum performance basicaly. Dance element is strong but they beat drum by two plectrums firecely. But of cpuse plectrums are also very important padgets for them.
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mesutilgim (88220) 2011-01-25 13:46
Hi dear Takero
Another very nice capture of your recent series with nice soft colors and a big portion of adrenalin !
The sound of drum reached İstanbul !!
TFS and best regards
ciakgiak (30423) 2011-01-25 14:14
what a fabulous portrait and a very well captured moment.
The posture of the dancer is really exciting!
Congratulations and TFS.
emka (84305) 2011-01-25 14:15
Hi dear Takero,
We do not see the drums but imagine how they beat them. Very impresive hands of the drummer, red from cold. Very nice colours - beige of the dress and pale blue of the background.
SnapRJW (31625) 2011-01-25 21:28
Hi there Takero - Another super shot from you. Very good, almost diagonal framing and pin sharp! Best wishes Rosemary
bema (26363) 2011-01-25 23:15
Godd morning dear Takero,
i´m really fascinated by your fine series of these performers or actors, each day another spectacular shot, like this one here, keeps a lot of action in this frozen moment you´ve captured here!
thanks for sharing, see you around, Bernd
ManuMay (36083) 2011-01-25 23:20
All the power..the vibrant emotion, the force and the motion sense are all on this great capture...the armstension is really amazing...A great mment very well captured...Excellent work!!
Have a nice day...
PS: Superb focus and definition...Very good indeed!!
wolf38 (31284) 2011-01-25 23:28
Hello Takero. Another striking photo of your beautiful country. The masks are very expressive - really scary. As I said, a good shot. Rgds, Wolfgang.
JCG (35129) 2011-01-25 23:52
Still a beautiful catch of sight on this ceremony. Framing on your subject is perfect and the focus with the flocculent background is superb giving much relief and of intensity to this ritual. Good glance once more, Takero cheer.
With all my friendships and with soon,
yquem46 (38750) 2011-01-26 1:29
Your present series is nothing but outstanding
Again an expressive portrait of an actor in his role with a splendid bokeh on the snowy blueish BG
adores (39942) 2011-01-26 15:58
This is another great one! I keep thinking that the snow and the background colour give it an incredible atmosphere! His pose is excellent!Very good focus!
Angshu (56460) 2011-01-27 20:32
My dear Takero-san!
Fantastic picture indeed! The devilish mask, the poise of the man, the snowflakes in the BG...wow! an amazing picture. The timing of your capture is nothing short of brilliant. Excellent!
eenabotravel (173) 2011-01-28 3:50
Great capture, Takero! It is always a pleasure to see your pictures! I only wish I could read a little bit more about the places you take them and about the events they cover.
Great job, keep it up!
i9l2y1m8a8t3 (4798) 2011-12-08 20:22
Seems that I missed your photos here on TE. I did have much time today browsing on gallery of my favorite TE members. I Had the chance to browse yours as well. Wow, I was stunned seeing all those photographs of people you've captured. I was stunned seeing this one!
This image is really dynamic, full of spirit and character. Perfectly captured-the timing and all those technicalities. Excellent DOF and POV! Love the blurs of the snow, and the BG is just amazing. The colors are beautifully exposed too and the image is perfectly lit. Great light management! This is just exquisite!
Thanks for sharing this one!
Warmest regards from a Rainy Manila!
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (37350)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-01-15
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon 1D Mark‡W, Canon 300m/m 2.8L USM
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/1250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-01-25 13:41
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