Shot at Meiji Jingu, a Shinto shrine in Harajuku, Tokyo.
The array with the Shinto priest and priestesses in the lead was moving slowly. They were heading for the hall where the wedding ceremony was held. The ceremonious feeling was getting higher and higher during they made day-to-day progress.
It could be comfortable to walk the courtyard because of the fine weather. Yet if it was bad weather, to procession was severe. Although the assembled were usually formally-dressed, they would get soaked to the skin.