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葵祭 #2

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 20 May 2013 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

>葵祭 Aoi Festival or "Hollyhock Festival"
May 15, 2013 @御所

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Fine costumes

20 May 2013 5:15am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Splendid frame

20 May 2013 7:21am

jean pierre from paris, France

tres jolie prise!! amitié

20 May 2013 7:54am

Alan44 from Saint Nazaire, Loire Atlantique, France

Belle cérémonie traditionnelle.

20 May 2013 8:01am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

This is nice and so very beautifull
Is this embrella so heavy ?

20 May 2013 8:23am

@Marjolein: I think so. Gentlemen's duty ?

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

De belles couleurs. Bonne journée.

20 May 2013 8:43am

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Vraiment magnifique !

20 May 2013 10:08am

Martine from bousval, Belgium

Superbe ta photo! j'adore++++

20 May 2013 10:30am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Cho=Kawaii lady with her traditional outfit:)

20 May 2013 10:44am

helys from France

Great traditional costumes, expression on faces, DOF
Amazing colors, shape of the umbrella

20 May 2013 11:17am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

amazing traditional dress

20 May 2013 11:33am

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Beautiful costumes, I got a lot of information about this procession, from the side which you refer!:-))Haleja.

Happy new week to you,my friend!

20 May 2013 11:40am

Joyce from Montana, United States

Hi Hiro! How wonderful. Delightful big umbrella, and expressions captured. The composition is perfect and the crowd is all looking the other way! Love it. 5 parasols for you.

20 May 2013 12:19pm

@Joyce: The procession is long, so the crowd is looking at another character. Thanks for 5 parasols !

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A stunning capture with lovely color and focus!

20 May 2013 12:58pm

pete from blue mountains, Australia

nice traditional costume, I like the way everyone is looking in another direction, quiziqual...

20 May 2013 1:34pm

Ahmad from Tehran, Iran

Awesome !!!

20 May 2013 3:25pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

A very beautiful scene!

20 May 2013 4:18pm

k@ from Paris, France

Love the way he holds it in diagonale and her face, protected from the sun.

20 May 2013 4:26pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

She looks like a china doll - beautiful image

20 May 2013 5:11pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wonderful capture ... beautiful costumes and scene!

20 May 2013 5:48pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Merveilleuse vue avec l'ombrelle rouge et ces personnages sueprbe.

20 May 2013 6:10pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain


20 May 2013 8:40pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful shot.

20 May 2013 8:47pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

That is one gorgeous umbrella, I really like the setting too.

21 May 2013 12:08am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful image! The kimono and the parasol are just beautiful! A lovely image.

21 May 2013 12:43am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

this is wonderful

21 May 2013 4:11am

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressante scène de tenues colorées

21 May 2013 2:22pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

That is one huge umbrella...nice scene

23 May 2013 5:14pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

A very beautiful capture! Her outfit in fantastic colours complements his sober white costume! And the umbrella IS HEAVY !!!!

30 May 2013 8:06am

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