Two girls wore a costume of Maiko

Two Maiko

Shot in the city of Gion, Kyoto

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Not only the buildings, but also the people walking were soaking in the long-standing tradition here. During I rambled along the streets, I found two girls.

They wore face powder and a kimono. Besides, a big hair accessory was on their heads. They were dressed in the fashion of Maiko. When I asked them fro shooting, they allowed and stood in from of my camera choppily. I thought they were not real apprentice geisha.

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PHOTO DATA

No

605

Shooting Date

Sep 2006

Posted On

November 14, 2006

Modified On

January 19, 2020

Place

Gion, Kyoto

Genre

Portrait Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

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