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Beginning of the Tiger Year

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 1 January 2010 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

According to Chinese Twelve Earthly Branches, 2010 is Year of the Tiger. Matsunoo Grand Shrine (松尾大社), one of the most famous shrines in Kyoto, displays a giant Ema (絵馬) of Year Animal. It's 3.2m in hight, 5.5m in width.

Canon EOS 40D 1/90 second F/4.5 ISO 400 28 mm

Please leave your comments.

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Colorful and very nice card, I like very much the colors and graphism ;)
Happy Year of the Tiger!

1 Jan 2010 7:50am

@Paco Díaz: Happy New Year !

Nina from Haute Loire, France

The tiger! I'm dragon year... I wish you a nice year with love health...

1 Jan 2010 8:17am

@Nina: Happy New Year ! I am Ox.

Mimi from Anhui, China

This tiger is a little cute . Happy New Year Hiro !

1 Jan 2010 1:34pm

@Mimi: Yes, it is! Happy New Year !

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good evening, Hiro
ooohhh, the year of the tiger I'm interested. I am dealing with some of these things. It could be a turbulent year. I hope that it will be good. You and your family again, I wish the best for the new year 2010. Thank you for your lovely comments and greetings. Dear greetings Christel

1 Jan 2010 8:04pm

@Christel: Good evening Christel I also hope this year will be a good year to all people. Best regards Hiro

Daryl Johnson from Farnham, United Kingdom


1 Jan 2010 9:40pm

@Daryl Johnson: おめでとうございます!

k@ from Paris, France

Happy New Year, my dear Hiro ! Soon Tiger Year (end of january ?), are you Tiger yourself (superb painting) ? I'm Dragon ;)

1 Jan 2010 9:59pm

@k@: Happy New Year ! I'm Ox. My year has been finished.

Richard Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Have a great 2010, all the best to you.

1 Jan 2010 11:10pm

@Richard Irwin: Happy New Year !

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan


2 Jan 2010 8:24am

@GJC: あけおめ! と、最近の若い人は省略して言うそうです。 ことよろ! これは「今年もよろしくお願いします」の略だそうです。

Hoda Rashedi from Tehran, Iran

Nice shot and effects...

2 Jan 2010 3:43pm

@Hoda Rashedi: Happy New Year !

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Happy New Year , Hiro

3 Jan 2010 11:18pm

@MEC: Happy New Year, MEC !

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Well have a good one too...its a year of changes,i,m sure...

4 Jan 2010 4:18pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Thanks !

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

I like that- a drunken tiger! Beautiful painting.

7 Jan 2010 1:09am

@Howard F.: Yeah, he's drinking. Thanks !