Friday, 9 November 2012

Jizou san

Winter is coming, here and in Japan too. In the Fukushima prefecture has sea and mountains, Aizuwakamatsu area is situated in the center of the  mountainous part of the region, it snow a lot and there are nice ski resorts too. I took this photo of a Jizou san statue close to a hospital in Wakamatsu. This are statue of benevolent Bodhisattva and are ofthen at roadside to protect passers by and people living in the area whom make offering of food or red coat. Photo taken with Nikon D2xs with 85 mm. lens at f 1.4 in natural light.