Kimono ladies at Sensoji, Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan
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A pre-Christmas visit to the shrine: Asakusa, Tokyo

I hope you are all having a great Christmas and I'd like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for visiting my website this year.

I shot the a few days ago, just before Christmas, at Sensoji in Asakusa, Tokyo.

Was out doing a tour for a couple in town from the US.

After sun-down the lights come on at the temple and at the main entrance to the shrine, where people stop and throw in their money and make their prayer, there are a couple of flood-lights... which give you great cross lighting.

Standing just inside and getting a shot out towards where the money gets thrown in is always a good angle.

Catching these ladies in kimono was a nice bonus.

Nikon D3S
Nikkor 50mm f/1.2 Ai
Ektachrome P picture control [which simulates Ektachrome pushed a couple of stops]
WB set to about 4600K

#tokyo #japan #asakusa #alfiegoodrichblog

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8 Comments

  1. Thanks, +Lisa Borel . Hope you are having  good christmas so far.

  2. +Alfie Goodrich I am, thank you, and I hope you are as well. Here's to another great year for you!

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  5. Merry Christmas, man. I hope you and your family had a good one.

  6. Absolutely magic! Merry Christmas and my best wishes for the new year!

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