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The Kokeshi family - and so they were five

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Kokeshi dolls - (from left to right) Ame Agari, Hohoemi, Kosode, Yuzuru and Izumino


As my wife's Kokeshi doll collection has grown with two dolls the last two days, I thought it was time for a new family shot.


About the photo (for the photo nerds):

This was taken on our dining-table, with the dolls backlit by the window in the background. A silver reflector was beneath the camera to bounce some light into the dolls' faces. Shot with the 50mm wide open @ f/1.4, so the DOF was quite shallow.

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Taken on October 27, 2009