Japanese femininity

Posted by Stu (From Scotland | Living in Kyoto, Japan) on 17 September 2011 in People & Portrait.

My spotlight images.

Hans ter Horst from Ruislip, United Kingdom

When I first visited Japan and came back with a set of photos of women in kimono and of temples and shrines, my friends assumed all the Japanese women were dressed like that and lived in wooden shrine-like houses nicely located in forested areas :-)

17 Sep 2011 7:25am

Fernando Machado from Lisbon, Portugal

It's like a postcard. Natural colors and good definition. Only a fix for the highlights in the umbrella

17 Sep 2011 8:54am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

Feels so romantic and feminine ;) Beautiful !

17 Sep 2011 10:46am

Ian Smith from London, United Kingdom

Great capture Stu!

17 Sep 2011 2:47pm

TheoJ from Emden, Germany

an exquisite image of a traditional, absolutely stunning

17 Sep 2011 2:59pm

H.O from BC, Canada

とても素敵な一枚ですね。

17 Sep 2011 3:50pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A very nice image !

17 Sep 2011 5:06pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

It's so nice to see this femininity is still seen from time to time

17 Sep 2011 6:31pm

Florence from Paris, France

Really evocative. No doubt, we're in Japan. That's truly elegant.

17 Sep 2011 6:44pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifull framed shot Stu! You have captured Japanese femininity perfectly! Bravo! ;-)

18 Sep 2011 1:43am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lovely and exotic. Kyoto for sure.

19 Sep 2011 1:01am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

This is really beautiful Stu! Don't you dare throw your camera away! ;)

21 Sep 2011 4:11pm

@Monique: OK. I'll continue with my efforts ;) Thx Monique!

Canon EOS 50D
1/100 second
F/2.2
ISO 100
50 mm

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