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一月の風景 #2

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 12 January 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture.

>a January scene #2
Do you know an abacus ? On January 5, children, who are learning an abacus, meet together and do their first calculation of the year at Kitano Tenmangu 北野天満宮.
The photographer at the right side is Mizuno Hidehiko 水野秀比古, one of the famous photographers who capture Kyoto.

January 5, 2011 @北野天満宮

Canon EOS 40D 1/60 second F/2.8 ISO 200 60 mm

Please leave your comments.

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

And you've captured the photographer in a really nice way! Nice color toning and perfect framing.

12 Jan 2011 11:39am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

If you know the abacus Hiro! Teachers use it a lot! Beautiful and simple frame. The photographer caught a good picture and very interesting! Best regards, Adela

12 Jan 2011 11:58am

Franz from Baden, Austria

love it! tells much about what's going on! is the stern looking gentleman their teacher?

12 Jan 2011 1:51pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I love the long suffering look on the face of the teacher! Well seen and captured Hiro! ;-)

12 Jan 2011 2:00pm

Nina from Haute Loire, France

The facial expressions of each are very strong ... Beautiful scene of life!

12 Jan 2011 2:12pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

The professor seems to be too serious! You did great photographer competition near you. Good day.

12 Jan 2011 2:44pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

veryinteresting capture

12 Jan 2011 3:02pm

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

no..i didn't know!!

12 Jan 2011 8:35pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

jolie scène colorée.

12 Jan 2011 10:44pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

wonderful composition

12 Jan 2011 11:52pm

Akarui from Japan

I am sure that he is taking nice portraits of those kids. There is a strange reflector on his flash. I love the kids expressions.
I need to check about this world of abacus...

12 Jan 2011 11:54pm

Akarui from Japan

Ah I understand, I didn't know the English name.

12 Jan 2011 11:56pm

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Great documentary shot !!!!

13 Jan 2011 1:55am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Nice shot! Love the composition...

13 Jan 2011 2:38am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting shot. Abacus - isn't that the very early calculator? ;-)

13 Jan 2011 4:34am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Nice composition...nice capture..

17 Jan 2011 7:45am