Yes, capturing the light is what photography is all about and with a little bit of luck, sometime, it just looks perfect :)
Awaiting the dough for the TakoYaki !
Beautiful costumes for the Awa Odori in Kagurazaka.
Love the bokeh on that one !
He must be at least 90 years old and still dancing !
Beautiful details of Awa Odori Dancers from the 2012 edition of the Kagurazaka Festival. The performance of the 5D Mark III AF really shines, I wouldn’t haven been able to take such shots with the 50mm/f1.2L before !
One of the 600 pictures I took yesterday evening in Kagurazaka for the matsuri… stay tuned to know what’s hiding behind : you won’t be disappointed ;-)
Summer festivals in Japan : the yukatas are out !
Everyone is on the streets to sell beer and food for the Kagurazaka Matsuri, even the local snacks !
Lanterns from the Kagurazaka Matsuri in Tokyo. One day I’ll give money too to have my name lit up at night :)
On Waseda Dori in Kagurazaka.
The Academy of Language Arts also had a few participants to the Kagurazaka Matsuri.
Hasselblad 1000F in action at the Kagurazaka Festival in Tokyo.
Naoko’s first matsuri : awa odori dance with her schoolmates in the main street of Kagurazaka, Tokyo. She was so happy. Singing and dancing are two of her favourite activities (together with eating and sleeping ;-))…
Japanese girls in traditional costumes from Shikoku reharsing for their performance of the Awa Odori dance at the Kagurazaka Festival in Tokyo.
People along Kagurazaka Dori near Iidabashi waiting for the Matsuri to start.
From the 2011 edition of the Kagurazaka Matsuri in the heart of Tokyo.
Good food and pretty girls : summer in Japan !