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Sightseeing in Kyoto

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 19 October 2008 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Tourists dressed and made up like maiko in Kyoto.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is a really interesting scene.

19 Oct 2008 5:47am

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Fabulous Daryl, gosh this so well photographed and the subject matter is extremely interesting, wow

19 Oct 2008 12:06pm

@Lorraine: Thank you Lorraine!

Vincent Lam from Shanghai, China

Nice capture! this place should be related to geisha!
Hope I have chance visit Japan :)

19 Oct 2008 12:55pm

@Vincent Lam: Thanks Vincent!

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A scene of another time... there are so unreal, so beautiful. Lovely capture

19 Oct 2008 1:31pm

@Evelyne Dubos: Cheers Evelyne!

João Mourão from Amadora, Portugal

Back to the past. Great picture.

19 Oct 2008 8:22pm

@João Mourão: Thanks João!

KIJI from valenciennes, France

Typical scene of Kyoto :beautiful

19 Oct 2008 8:39pm

@KIJI: Cheers KIJI!

Chris from Melbourne, Australia

Great composition man, especially with that billboard on the right of the frame and the smiles of the subjects.

19 Oct 2008 10:25pm

@Chris: Thank you Chris!

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Traditional beauties....!

19 Oct 2008 11:02pm

@Observing: Thanks Mike! Maybe not so traditional... they're tourists!

Michael Rawluk from Prince George, Canada

Beautiful. The are lovely and the shot got it perfectly.

20 Oct 2008 2:51am

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you Michael!

Arash from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

like a journey to the past.
Nice composition.

20 Oct 2008 8:08am

@Arash: Thank you Arash!

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Nice "maiko tourists" having a tour. The poster on the right is very funny :)

21 Oct 2008 12:37am

@akarui: I thought so! Thanks Olivier.

marc j from France

I think as akarui, the poster on the right make me think to Halloween.
But the two ladies are not in the same instant, they are of our world.

Does Halloween exist in Japan?

21 Oct 2008 8:33pm

@marc j: Thanks marc... take a look here...!

ceanothe from France

Superbe photo, un très agréable cadrage !

22 Oct 2008 3:02pm

@ceanothe: Merci ceanothe!

Howard F. from South Pasadena, Calif., United States

Great capture, a lot of smiling faces in this picture and one ;0 face.

22 Oct 2008 4:39pm

@Howard F.: Thanks Howard!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Neat scene, nice shot.

23 Oct 2008 10:50pm

@Twelvebit: Cheers Twelvebit!

David from Melbourne, Australia

i thought they were geishas...
anyway..planning to go kyoto end of the year...looking forward to it after viewing your photos

24 Oct 2008 3:47am

@David: There are still geisha around in Kyoto David, but many more tourists dressed up!

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Great one - I love the contrasting faces on the right of the frame.

28 Oct 2008 10:03pm

@Damon Schreiber: Thank you Damon!