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Making Okazari, Arashiyama

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 10 January 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Making okazari (New Year decorations) at a crafts shop in Arashiyama, 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!

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

That looks like fun, nice shot in lovely light.

10 Jan 2009 12:31pm

@Richard_Irwin: Thanks Richard!

standley from Carquefou, France

Lovely family shot Daryl. I like the lighting!

10 Jan 2009 2:42pm

@standley: Cheers Richard!

Johanne Prescott from Granby,Québec, Canada

Good day with your family.

10 Jan 2009 3:03pm

@Johanne Prescott: Thanks Johanne! Unfortunately they're not my family. I wish they were...

Alphons from Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Lovely family photo, with fine light.

10 Jan 2009 6:36pm

@Alphons: Cheers Alphons!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Looks like fun. Are these the ones people put over the door or above/on the gate?

10 Jan 2009 9:47pm

@Steve Rice: My wife tells me they go outside the house, so on the gate I guess!

marc from Halluin, France

this shoot is full of happiness!

11 Jan 2009 3:17pm

@marc: Thanks marc!

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Lovely image. Daryl, come visit my site: I have an upcoming project you might be interested in.

11 Jan 2009 8:02pm

@Damon Schreiber: OK Damon; cheers!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Did they see you taking their photo?

12 Jan 2009 3:10pm

@Twelvebit: They didn't Twelvebit; I stopped, snapped, moved on...