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Kyoto’s Aoi Matsuri Festival, Part 2
Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 + 1.4X TC @ 420mm — 1/1600 sec, f/2.8, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos

This post is a few more shots following on from “Quick Peek from Kyoto’s Aoi Matsuri”, about one of Kyoto's main “period costumes” festivals, the Aoi Matsuri festival (葵祭; at Wikipedia).

Dismount -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 + 1.4X TC @ 420mm — 1/1250 sec, f/2.8, ISO 160 — map & image datanearby photos
Dismount
The Princesses seen in yesterday's post -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 + 1.4X TC @ 420mm — 1/2000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 160 — map & image datanearby photos
The Princesses
seen in yesterday's post
Pride and Groom -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 160 — map & image datanearby photos
Pride and Groom
Santa? -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Santa?
This Guy was also seen in yesterday's post -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 180 — map & image datanearby photos
This Guy
was also seen in yesterday's post
Me photo by Nicolas Joannin -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Nicolas Joannin, https://plus.google.com/u/0/116578079434506112628
E-P2 — 1/2500 sec, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Me
photo by Nicolas Joannin
Nice Smile -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2500 sec, f/2, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Nice Smile
Again he was in front of me for 20 minutes, and I loved his look -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 560 — map & image datanearby photos
Again
he was in front of me for 20 minutes, and I loved his look
Archer eyeing me like a target -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Archer
eyeing me like a target
Horse -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 250 — map & image datanearby photos
Horse
Horses -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Horses
Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2.8, ISO 500 — map & image datanearby photos
Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 450 — map & image datanearby photos
Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 1400 — map & image datanearby photos

Of course, where you have horses on parade, you have...

“Cleanup in Aisle Three” -- Aoi Matsuri, at the Kyoto Imperial Palace Park ( Kyoto Gosho ) (葵祭、京都御所) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2013 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 300mm f/2 — 1/2000 sec, f/2, ISO 320 — map & image datanearby photos
“Cleanup in Aisle Three”

Continued here...


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Beautiful. I appreciate the textures the colours are formed from to create this beautiful tapestry of images . Thank you for capturing and sharing them.
-Kingston, Jamaica.

— comment by Garfield on December 5th, 2013 at 4:54pm JST (9 months, 25 days ago) comment permalink
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