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Single Raw File Exposure tone mapped in PHOTOMATIX-Details Enhancer and post-processed in Photoshop CS2

'Hadaka (naked festival) Matsuri', a traditional autumn festival harking back to the Edo Era, created for the purpose of praying for bumper crops and good fishing.

kermittina [petitepeste!], delsignorem, and 37 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Pierre♪ à ♪VanCouver 100 months ago | reply

    Superb. We can feel the 'matsurical' atmosphere

  2. Johnny V. 100 months ago | reply

    Very nice skin tones.
    Nicely done.

  3. steffi's 100 months ago | reply

    interesting motive to use HDR ... it looks great!!

  4. Kurt Griczen Photography 100 months ago | reply

    Beautiful story shot, the tones are spectacular!

  5. No MSG 100 months ago | reply

    love this view .. but I thought they are supposed to be .... "butt naked"? :)

  6. cuisle west ... away awhile 100 months ago | reply

    Excellent image .... wonderful bits of colour, and great composition. Love the wrinkled detail in wet fabric clinging to the legs, and in the water splash.

  7. aux.quais 100 months ago | reply

    good shot and well treated

  8. m.midnight 100 months ago | reply

    interesting capture and read.

  9. BarbaMamma:D 100 months ago | reply

    interesting crop! :-)

  10. inate 100 months ago | reply

    Very nice composition here too!

  11. dirk glassly 100 months ago | reply

    love the textures and tones - beautiful work !

  12. nayad3 100 months ago | reply

    awesome shot!

  13. fake_plastic_earth 100 months ago | reply

    aren't we lucky that we get to see the Japanese culture from your point of view!

  14. Adam_T4 100 months ago | reply

    Great tones and composition

  15. Ten Directions 100 months ago | reply

    wonderful work!

  16. eLjeProks 100 months ago | reply

    what a wonderful festival image !!!

  17. p o o l [deleted] 95 months ago | reply

    Excelent work

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