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Dreams of Miyako (都の夢想), 12

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 6 May 2010 in People & Portrait.

This geisha works in the Kitano geisha district, and here she is preparing tea. You weren't supposed to be taking photos of her, but my camera went off "by accident" just once.....

Dreams of Miyako (都の夢想) is part of an on-going series that celebrates contemporary echoes of the 1,000 years during which Kyoto was Japan's Imperial capital (miyako) from 794 to 1869. To see others in the series, click on the tag "miyako" or "都".

NIKON D300 1/25 second F/4.8 ISO 1600 90 mm (35mm equiv.)

NIKON D300
1/25 second
F/4.8
ISO 1600
90 mm (35mm equiv.)

kyoto
miyako
geisha
kimono
tea

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きもの
着物
芸者
茶道