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couple / vintage / culture / kimono / traditonal : geiko (geisha) kotoha, kyoto japan 芸妓 琴葉さん 日本・京都

On her second day as a geiko (geisha) Kotoha is led through the Gion district to greet people.

Kyoto was the capital of Japan from 794 until 1868. It is now the seventh largest city in Japan. In Kyoto geisha are known as geiko and trainee geisha are known as maiko.

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  1. ZolenZ Photography 31 months ago | reply

    This is an awesome capture. I love the backlight!

  2. Lady Drummond 30 months ago | reply

    simply outstanding.

  3. Sconsiderato 28 months ago | reply

    Please consider your involvement with this wonderful picture in the contest Couples

  4. 樹/Tatsuru 27 months ago | reply

    着物が光と背景に
    すっと映えているのが非常に素晴らしいです!

  5. carol, carol, carol 27 months ago | reply

    really really really beautiful!

  6. AlinaZh. 26 months ago | reply

    Unbelievably pretty! <3

  7. MegaSnapper 24 months ago | reply

    Beautiful capture

  8. takako at Pori 24 months ago | reply

    なんて美しい!芸子さんだけでなく、男性の着物の着こなしも素敵ですが、
    皆さんが書かれてるように後ろからの光の具合にもうっとりです。細い路地も打ち水がされたあとがまだ残っている感じ・・・

  9. TheGirl WithNoName 20 months ago | reply

    hermoso!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. cuervolandia1 20 months ago | reply

    hermosa foto y muy buena informacion

  11. hesilousic 15 months ago | reply

    wow, great lighting. Did you use flash or reflector in this shot? I'm learning photography, :)

  12. Etanova Garcia 14 months ago | reply

    美しいですね

  13. ACPerona 10 months ago | reply

    Lovely shot!

  14. johey24 9 months ago | reply

    Some lovely Japanese photos in your street with exquisite light.

  15. Sy_Tan 5 months ago | reply

    such a beautiful capture !!!!!!!!

  16. concorso_fotografico2014 3 weeks ago | reply

    Hi!this photo is very beautiful ... congratulations! would see well loaded on the Photoblog for the photo contest "Cultural Snapshot" www.lifebeyondtourism.org/photoblog/contest/12/CULTURAL-S... I hope you will takes part and who knows, maybe even win a 2-night stay in Florence!

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