At the midle of November, gils of 7 and 3 yeras and boys of 5 yeras go to the shrine to pray thier well growth. We can see so charming and colorful children at that time. This was taken last year, I will do so this yera too.
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AROBN54 (11471) 2013-10-04 12:27
Oh, Takero, it's wonderful!!
What a lovely little face. Excellent composition, great colors and I love the way her parasol fills in behind her with the madly nice graphics. What a marvelous contrast with her black clothing, black parasol and the red in her garments. That's fabulous! Many thanks and warmest regards,
mesutilgim (79362) 2013-10-04 12:53
What a nice face, what a nice portrait ! The traditional umbrella creates a perfect background.
TFS and have a nice weekend
carlo62 (26856) 2013-10-04 14:48
i tuoi ritratti sono sempre molto belli, ma i bambini hanno sempre una forza maggiore, se poi vengono presentati con costumi tipici e colori particolari, diventano una vera e propria attrazione.
daddo (22352) 2013-10-04 16:36
Hi dear Takero. I was lucky to be in Japan during such an important time in the calendar.I was told that this festival comes from a period in Japan's past when child mortality was high and parents sought heavenly protection and also thanked the gods for their beneficence. Serious little lady and her parents' treasure. regards. Klaudio.
mirosu (12284) 2013-10-04 21:34
Excellent composition, cute girl with large umbrella.
Excellent detail photo with very nice colors, perfect light, very good clarity. The well-chosen tight crop eliminates all unwanted distractions.
Wish you a very nice weekend,
jjcordier (72614) 2013-10-04 23:04
Charmant portrait de cette adorable petite fille à l'ombrelle.
serp2000 (37473) 2013-10-04 23:42
I just don't know what is a main object in this composition, the girl or the umbrella... Anyway excellent photo, I like your personal unique style. The same perfect quality, tfs!
SWEETFREEDOM (21542) 2013-10-05 4:48
wonderul portrait, great colors and dressing, i like the big parasol too.
holmertz (36441) 2013-10-05 7:18
The little girl is very cute, beautifully dressed and poses perfectly. Her umbrella creates a fine background that almost hides the persons and building behind her. Sharpness, colours and light are all superb.
SnapRJW (28894) 2013-10-05 7:46
This oozes charm Takero. The paper parasol makes such a good backdrop to the child's sweet face and one scarcely notices the OOF background. Good eye contact makes this an intimate and very attractive portrait. Have a fine weekend. Rosemary
Noel_Byrne (20085) 2013-10-06 4:39
This is just simply beautiful. A stunning portrait of this little girl, and that you have composed the shape of the frame around the entire umbrella is just perfect. This would make a wonderful image for an advertisement. Really nicely done, and as always, thanks for sharing.
Best wishes from Ireland
saxo042 (36702) 2013-10-06 6:43
A very well composed picture of this nice little girl with her umbrella. Perfect and very enjoyable colours.
abmdsudi (38822) 2013-10-06 7:00
Pak Takero YTH
Kore wa tanoshī edesu, shōjo wa, sono yōna kawai ko-chandesu, sarani kanojo no kinō o kyōka suru kuroji no kasa ni sō migoto ni tatte iru. Shikashi, mite totemo sutekina kasa no ōki-sa wa, kanojo no sutekina kōsei to bakuro azayaka saibu no kanzen'na hontōni kūruna shotto yori mo ōkīdesu. Anata wa sono-gao ni chikai to hinto no egao wa watashi no tame ni subarashī to hontō no bōnasudearu koto o kanojo o tsukamu tame ni kanri shite ita raburī. Hijō ni shotto o uttaeru anata wa subarashī shigoto o shite kuremashita. Omedetōgozaimasu. Arigatō
Cricri (100341) 2013-10-08 6:50
Un joli portrait de cette petite fille aux grand yeux, j'aime sa tenue et son ombrelle si grande pour elle :-)
macjake (51374) 2013-10-13 4:29
now this is SO cute!
how could anyone resist taking her photo!!
We certainly do not get to see such umbrella's here in Canada, so this is a nice treat.
I like her quiet smile :)
and the umbrella extends so far outwards it fill up the frame so well.
see you around
adidas5nb (4368) 2013-11-03 17:05
awww. this is such a cute pic of the kid,with a shy eye contact.love her traditional attire and the umbrella.lovely.
- Copyright: Takero KAWABATA (bukitgolfb301) (34250)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-11-10
- Categories: Festivals
- Camera: Canon 1D MKIII, 85mm f/1.8, 77 mm CPL
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/80 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2013-10-04 12:11