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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Maiden in red



I took this picture in the corridor of Kasuga Grand Shrine in Nara. The young lady is a Shinto maiden who was in a hurry to the office. She was in red hakama,  traditional Japanese trousers.


This post is part of Ruby Tuesday 2 and Our World Tuesday.

23 comments:

  1. The girl looks very chic indeed love Annie and thank you again to you, that you show us so much about your Japanese culture, always very interesting ...

    Greetings from Geli

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  2. Splendid view. Great architecture. Like it

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  3. Excellent capture. Great timing in this.

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  4. Great image!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  5. such a sweet picture..
    love and hugs xx

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  6. This is an absolutely amazing picture. I love it!

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  7. Excellent choice for a Ruby Tuesday post. Very nicely done.

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  8. What a beautiful "working" outift ! and such a creative picture !

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  9. What a beautiful photo! Breathtaking!

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  10. Beautiful shot! I love the composition with the framing red arches. :)

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  11. A perfect entry for RT. Awesome shot!

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  12. What a fabulous shot. I love that passage way.

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  13. love this photo .... and adore hearing about your culture .... googled 'shinto maiden' - intrguing

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  14. Wow that is magnificent shot! Love it!


    Kim,USA

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  15. Wow, the red is brilliant! Greatly captured, Annie!

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  16. What a beautiful composition. Thanks for your comments on my blog.

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  17. Beautiful picture you show.
    Thanks for the comment on my blog.
    Wishing you a good day :)

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  18. Very unique and interesting photo you shared here. I love the outfit the lady is wearing.

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  19. Absolutely beautiful!!!! I love how the culture makes use of red in their architecture...and her red outfit at the end of this photo really makes for a great focal point!!!!

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  20. Beautifully done photo. Seems like I've read that the color red is a celebratory color in Japan....

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  21. What a great photo! The red skirt of the girl complements that of the pillars!

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