27 July 2010

Maiko Fukumari ふく真莉 Portrait

The below portrait of Maiko Fukumari ふく真莉 was shot in June 2010.
Like Tanefumi-san, she is from Miyagawacho Hanamachi too. Her Misedashi , the ceremony where she made her debut as a Maiko, took place a few weeks before I shot this portrait in one of her first public appearance. She was a bit nervous but still lovely or as Japanese would say “kawaii”.

Maiko Fukumari, Portrait, 50mm
Kyoto, June 2010

Click here to view a slideshow of Maiko Fukumari performing a dance on the famous song Gion-Ko-Uta.
And read here about her and about her lipstick....

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