After seven and a half years in Japan I finally made it to the Sumo at the weekend. It wasn't a serious competition (more like a "friendly" football game) which meant I could get a little closer to the front. It was four hours of photographer heaven and I'm glad I had an 8Gb memory card. I couldn't wait to get home and start working on the shots and this week I'm going to post about 5 images. I also realized that I hadn't felt excited about taking shots for some time so this experience was a welcome boost.
This image shows the only Yokozuna (at the moment) in Japan. I hadn't quite realized quite how much they are revered here, and I feel lucky to have got this shot off before their bout began a moment later.
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