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鏡餅

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 2 January 2012 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Japan has a large number of traditions for its most important holiday: the New Year. Here we have placed a traditional offering (called a kagamimochi; 鏡餅) in front of the shrine to the god of our household. I wrote about this and a number of other New Year's traditions last year, and you can see that series if you are interested, here.

NIKON D300 1/5 second F/1.8 ISO 200 52 mm (35mm equiv.)

NIKON D300
1/5 second
F/1.8
ISO 200
52 mm (35mm equiv.)