Anthony’s Shichi-go-san Event: First Steps
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six year old Anthony at the Heian Shrine Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200 mm — 1/5000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
six year old
Anthony at the Heian Shrine
Kyoto, Japan

So, finally getting back to Anthony's shichi-go-san event (explained in the “getting prepared” post), after finally getting all dressed up in a traditional hakama for the first time, Anthony got his formal sandals and we headed out toward the Heian Shrine's main entrance...

Leaving the Event-Management Office where we rented Anthony's hakama -- Heian Shrine -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8 @ 28 mm — 1/800 sec, f/3.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Leaving the Event-Management Office
where we rented Anthony's hakama
Footware Malfunction it took him a while to get used to these sandals -- Heian Shrine -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 125 mm — 1/1600 sec, f/3.5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Footware Malfunction
it took him a while to get used to these sandals
On Toward the Shrine -- Heian Shrine -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 200 mm — 1/800 sec, f/5, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
On Toward the Shrine
Sandal + Gravel = Challenge -- Heian Shrine -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 120 mm — 1/3200 sec, f/4, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Sandal + Gravel = Challenge
Tiny Pebbles -- Heian Shrine -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 70 mm — 1/2500 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
Tiny Pebbles
One More Thing... before entering the shrine -- Heian Shrine -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 110 mm — 1/2000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 200 — map & image datanearby photos
One More Thing...
before entering the shrine
Ritual Purification Before Entering -- Heian Shrine -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2009 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
Nikon D700 + Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 80 mm — 1/320 sec, f/4.5, ISO 450 — map & image datanearby photos
Ritual Purification Before Entering

Continued here...


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男前! Very handsome boy! I hope he enjoyed it. Greg also had fun doing fighting poses in his kimono in the changing room.

— comment by Nils on October 19th, 2009 at 9:49am JST (8 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink
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