Italian photographer deeply in love with Japan, I share my photos (in Japanese shashin) and my experiences in Japan. I love Japanese art, culture, literature, music, tradition, food, people, elegance and mostly, beautiful women.
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.