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Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Sumo Wrestling: Part 10





Location: Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan
Event: Grand Sumo Tournaments
Date taken: September 22nd, 2008
Camera equipment: Nikon D300 + Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D


Momstart said...

That last guy is not big enough

catsynth said...

I think my favorite is the first one with his black costume :)

CK Ng said...

Momstart:> He's a European who won many times in the tournaments last year. :)

catsynth:> I like the pattern on the black costume as well.

Hazel said...

I wonder what's their usual weight. Colorful costume.

Carleen said...

I love lobster and the blue costume has a lobster on the emblem, so that on gets my vote. :) Amazing colors on those costumes, by the way!

tigerfish said...

Oops, another sumo series...

Amanda Guthrie said...

I have not seen you posting for a little while or did I just miss you?
These are awesome the colors the lighting... wow! Best part is the look of focus on their faces!

Grampy said...

I have always been amazed with the Sumo wrestling. Nice shots.

Dianne - Bunny Trails said...

I never realized how brilliantly colored their costumes are. Nice shots. :D

Mojo said...

This is the first time I've seen them in anything but the g-string looking thing they wear in the matches. Never knew there was a fashion component to the sport!

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