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Old and New 「伝統と近代」

Posted by
GJC (Kyoto, Japan) on 17 August 2012 in People & Portrait.

Here in the Gion District a young apprentice geisha (called a maiko) heads off to work in full glory while a younger trainee in contemporary casual helps carry some things. In a short while, if she sticks with the training, she will give up her sneakers and hoodie and she, too, will wear the distinctive obi belt and elaborate hairstyle of a maiko.

NIKON D300 1/80 second F/4.0 ISO 200 52 mm (35mm equiv.)

NIKON D300
1/80 second
F/4.0
ISO 200
52 mm (35mm equiv.)

kyoto
kimono
gion
maiko
きもの
着物
京都
舞子