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© Ramon Zayas
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 29, 2007
TakenAugust 26, 2006
ModelCanon EOS-1D Mark II N
Exposure1/200 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length85 mm
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A Japanese woman wearing a kimono walks over a spotlight that passed between the trees of the reliquary (holy place) Meiji Jingu in the "Tokyo Harajuku District".

41 responses

  • Christian Ruiz

    Christian Ruiz gave props (12 Aug 2007):

    Beautiful, peaceful, amazing composition....

  • Sean Young

    Sean Young (Deleted) gave props (13 Aug 2007):

    just lovely.

  • Troy Brooks

    Troy Brooks said (13 Aug 2007):

    The lighting is wonderful

  • Nathan Michael

    Nathan Michael said (14 Aug 2007):

    I love the lighting. It sets the subject apart. great job

  • Matt Hanson

    Matt Hanson said (16 Aug 2007):

    love the contrast of the bright red and white of the kimono on the gray/black background

  • Mike Taing

    Mike Taing gave props (20 Aug 2007):

    gorgeous, gorgeous shot

  • victor straffon

    victor straffon said (24 Aug 2007):

    espectcular manejo de luz y contrastes, sr tonito es usted grande!

  • Alicia Aguirre

    Alicia Aguirre gave props (24 Aug 2007):

    Wow! This is just amazingly beautiful. Great capture.

  • Antje Woolum

    Antje Woolum (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2007):

    Perfect colors, perfect composition.....perfect picture!

  • Beth Kutchma

    Beth Kutchma (Deleted) gave props (29 Aug 2007):

    this really caught my eye. stunning

  • Theerasak Punngam

    Theerasak Punngam gave props (6 Sep 2007):

    This is spectacular!Great shot, how did you do it?

  • Jon Wollenhaupt

    Jon Wollenhaupt (Deleted) said (8 Sep 2007):

    Very nice but her head disapperars into the darkness.

  • Teresa Nabais

    Teresa Nabais said (9 Sep 2007):

    Beautiful photo. I love Tokyo!

  • gerald labonte

    gerald labonte gave props (21 Sep 2007):

    nice atmosphere and beautiful contrast

  • Mikael Raymond

    Mikael Raymond said (25 Sep 2007):

    Superb shot! What a great light and shadows, really like this one, congrats on this beauty..

  • Fausto Vitali

    Fausto Vitali gave props (6 Oct 2007):

    wow, this shot is perfect, brillant simply beautiful.

  • Ramon Zayas

    Ramon Zayas said (7 Jun 2008):

    Thanks everybody !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Maria Gonzalez

    Maria Gonzalez gave props (7 Jun 2008):

    Que hermosa fotografía!!!

  • Don Dequasie

    Don Dequasie (Deleted) gave props (28 Oct 2008):

    Excellent, mysterious composition. Impressive cotrol over DOF! Nice!

  • Deborah Hally

    Deborah Hally said (9 Dec 2008):

    beautiful shot

  • Chelsea Rising

    Chelsea Rising   gave props (9 Dec 2008):

    Stunning, so zen, voted :)

  • Thomas KHO

    Thomas KHO said (10 Dec 2008):

    I voted for this photo!!!

  • Michele Randell

    Michele Randell gave props (11 Dec 2008):

    This slows my breathing - perfect for the theme - voted!

  • Shelly Alexander

    Shelly Alexander said (13 Dec 2008):

    Brilliant capture! Got my Vote!

  • Kevin Wong

    Kevin Wong said (14 Dec 2008):

    Great how the red and white just jump off the page. Nicely done!

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles (Deleted) gave props (28 Dec 2008):

    My vote

  • Kathee Brown

    Kathee Brown gave props (29 Dec 2008):

    Yes from me, love the color!

  • Florence Berluteau

    Florence Berluteau gave props (2 Feb 2009):

    breathtaking pic!

  • Don Dequasie

    Don Dequasie (Deleted) gave props (8 Feb 2009):

    Yeah! Voted again. What happened to our votes?

  • Michael Fancher

    Michael Fancher gave props (8 Feb 2009):

    looks great, my vote!

  • Luísa Cabral Teixeira

    Luísa Cabral Teixeira gave props (18 Feb 2009):

    absolute zenitude

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (3 Apr 2009):

    Excellent work!! Really nice composition!!

  • Courtney Brown

    Courtney Brown said (20 Apr 2009):

    I love the lighting. Great for this theme. Voted.

  • Juan Bernal

    Juan Bernal gave props (2 May 2009):

    vaya iluminación y composición! Excelente!

  • Dana

    Dana (Deleted) said (26 May 2009):

    wow! got my vote

  • Alya Al Dhaheri

    Alya Al Dhaheri gave props (4 Jun 2009):

    Briliant shot!

  • Roderik van Trigt

    Roderik van Trigt said (28 Apr 2010):

    Love the photo, really nice light and coloring! Ah.. i need to go to Japan soon.

    By the way, the girl is not just an average woman, but a shrine maiden or 'miko' as the japanese call them. You can see this by the type of clothing she wears. Her dress is called a 'chihaya', which consists of a red 'hakama' divided skirt and a white kimono shirt with big sleeves. ( So it's not just kimono which most of the time is a T-formed robe all over the body ) So the explanation is a bit off, just a friendly hint. Not trying to be a wise guy in particular, just trying to make it accurate. ;)

    ( kimono can be used to describe 'clothes' in general though, but it a bit old-fashioned and out of use )

    Keep shooting those lovely shots!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (29 Apr 2010):

    Extraordinary and fantastic!!! I see why it was published!! I love this photo!

  • Dennis Watts

    Dennis Watts gave props (15 Jan 2011):

    spectacular image, perfect light, contrast, and color

  • Nick Blair

    Nick Blair said (15 Jan 2011):

    awesome capture

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