Heian Beauty 平安美人

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    Kogiku, a beautiful maiko dressed in Heian Era court attire during Kyoto's Fesitval of Ages. She represents Ono no Komachi, reknowned for her skill as a poet and rare beauty. In the background, a woman dressed in Kimono helps her husband adjust his robes.

    laurenz, Corgiflore, Akhiris, and 72 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Claude Renault Photography 115 months ago | reply

      Simple portrait but the colors are so nice.
      Also a peaceful sentiment here..
      I like the background too.

    2. Jeanne8 115 months ago | reply

      I love all of your pictures of Japan!

    3. Opal in the rough 115 months ago | reply

      another gorgeous shot. is that a wig, or real hair? the hairdos are so perfect.

    4. Singingpixel aka Suze Stern 115 months ago | reply

      Very nice capture. Perfect focus.

    5. Jaxpix50 115 months ago | reply

      This is so beautiful. the facial expression adds so much too!

    6. shimmertje 115 months ago | reply

      Incredibly lovely. I want a camera like yours, but that's not going to be enough to capture the kind of pictures you do!

    7. Corgiflore 115 months ago | reply

      really nice !
      you are lucky to be able to go to Kyoto, I'm living in Japan for very long, but Kyoto is so far from my place......

    8. Dr Tao 114 months ago | reply

      WOW! Heian bijin! Amazing! Totally...

      Please, submit to a "Guten Tag"-pool!

      Please, be careful with Your "100v10f" tag!

    9. Dr Tao 114 months ago | reply

      WOW! Hontou-ni arigatou! "Guten Tag"-pool - e dou itashimashite!

      Douzo, yoi itiniti-o osugoshi kudasai!

    10. AnnuskA - AnnA Theodora 104 months ago | reply

      wow!! you are really talented!! i loved your photos!!

    11. Shiny Black Ant 96 months ago | reply

      This is gorgeous.

    12. Royce Okobo [deleted] 96 months ago | reply

      Opal in the Rough: These are wigs, but a maiko styles her own hair. Geiko wear katsura, but style their hair for a special tea ceremony. :)

    13. *Allison 92 months ago | reply

      This is such a great shot! The colours are so viberant and it is nice and sharp.

    14. alfuso 65 months ago | reply

      ah, the simple elegance. . .

    15. Denise in Louisiana 49 months ago | reply

      Wow, she is beautiful

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