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Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Wordless Wednesday – Japanese Wedding Procession

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Location: Meiji Jingu, Tokyo, Japan
Date taken: June 28th, 2008
Cameras: Nikon D300 + Micro Nikkor 105mm f/2.8D, Nikon D70s + Nikkor 17-35mm f/2.8D




46 comments:

Strider said...

Its my first time to see an authentic Japanese Wedding Procession. Thanks for sharing.

Happy WW!

genny said...

Very interesting picture...Happy WW!

marlene said...

CK, I do admire the way you take photos. You must be a pro. And how I wish I could attend a Japanese wedding someday.

Mama Grizzly said...

it's really cool to see the Japanese traditions!

DrillerAA said...

Excellent photos.
Have a wonderful WW.

Pamela Kramer said...

Happy WW and thanks for stopping by. Looks like love is in the air. ;)

Chuck said...

Too strange. I swear I've seen this b4!!! It's beautiful; the meaning behind the wedding is so special.

laura said...

Great job capturing the vibrant colors here, nice work!

Thanks for stopping by My Site and happy WW to you.

rmgales said...

Your photos are beautiful.

spiCes said...

i wish you can take my portrait! you're good!

ZJ said...

I agree with Spices...
and I also want to have a camera like yours! *lol*

Will said...

Nice shots. The colors are great. I wonder how many weddings are this traditional these days?

Happy WW!

catsynth said...

It's interesting to see the wedding traditions from different cultures. Congratulations to the couple!

Maisie said...

More nice wedding photos. It seems like they are serious and formal about their weddings.

The Right Blue said...

You do such a good job of photographing weddings, CK.

Bobbie

Rizza said...

hi, CK! nice photo, i'm glad we can see other cultures through your photos

smarmoofus said...

I am here for WW, but I got distracted by the McDonald's pictures. Very interesting!

The wedding procession is nice, too, of course. But does it compare to a Mega Teriyaki Burger?

Happy WW!
-smarmoofus

TopChamp said...

How pretty the colours are in your firt picture. Happy WW.

Gattina said...

I would have loved to see this life !

Steffi said...

Beautiful pictures! And I like the fact that some of them wear flip flops! I'd love to wear flip flops at my wedding!:)
Happy WW and thanks for stopping by!

scrappysue said...

that's beautiful. thanks for visiting my blog

Russ said...

Wonderful Picture. It is so nice to see that all traditions are not lost.

Kim @ What's That Smell? said...

Those are really neat shots! The clothing is so beautiful!

Weiers said...

Beautiful. The clarity is stunning.
Thanks for stopping by.

IRISHKAT said...

Very cool!

Villager said...

Happy WW! I've never seen photos of ol' school Japanese wedding...

Thanx for your earlier visit! I invite your blog readers to see an unusual outcome of yesterday's earthquake on my WW-post this week...

peace, Villager

Jan Parrish said...

Very regal.

April said...

Beautiful pictures of a lovely Japanese wedding procession!!

Sushi said...

We both pictured a bit of Japan for our WW :) Interesting platform sandals men wear at this event!

abie said...

wow this is really interesting and something new for me...thanks for sharing...

mine is up. hope you can drop by:

http://www.womenxplore.com/2008/07/wordless-wednesday-17-hubbys-art-work.html

http://howellabie.blogspot.com/2008/07/wordless-wednesday-13-kissing-jellyfish.html

http://www.myplanetpurple.com/2008/07/wordless-wednesday-16-meet-pink.html

Celeste said...

Beautiful. It looks so solemn

Newlyweds Guide Francesca said...

As the guide to Newlyweds for About.com and someone whose WW posts are always of weddings, I appreciate seeing the wedding rituals of other cultures. Thanks for sharing this.

eastcoastlife said...

Very elaborate wedding gown. It must be tiring for the couple. :)

Angela at mommy bytes said...

Beautiful colors! Great to see other culture's weddings.

elaine said...

awww your pictures aren't showing up for me! even when i hit refresh.. thanks for stopping by! happy WW!

lisaschaos said...

I'm really enjoying your series!

Shelia said...

Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful! The photos themselves are great, and the actual wedding clothing and colors and just wonderful.

Happy WW!

WillThink4Wine said...

Beautiful, of course. But I think weddings are a bit 'too done', give me barefoot on the beach!

Eve said...

WOW! That is wonderful. For some reason, I found myself drawn to the footwear.

Toni said...

Gorgeous photos. Happy WW!

Tink *~*~* said...

Loved the glimpse into a Japanese tradition - thanks!

Tink *~*~*
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Angela Giles Klocke said...

Very lovely photos!

Delightfully Healthy said...

Beautiful. I wish there was sound, too!

quilly-late-as-usual said...

I loved this glimpse into a culture not my own. The bride's cloak is amazing.

CK-II said...

Dear Wordless Wednesday participants, thanks for dropping by and your kind compliments. :)

Karen said...

What a beautiful wedding! I also enjoyed seeing your photos of Disney.

Thank you for stopping by my WW and for your compliment.

Have a great weekend!

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