The 5th of June iskodomo no hi, tango no sekku (old styile name), the boy's celebration. In Japan is a national holiday, is very important. In all homes where lives a boy are displeyed a little samurai helmet, to wish good healt and fortune to the boy. I took this pictures at my home few years back, we do not have boy, but is a good tradition to keep alive. Lens 105 mm. Micro Nikkor with tungsten spot light to have a sharp shadow, like the sun.


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