Osaka, Kyoto, Japan…

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This new series is a change in my photographic attitude… Seijinshiki and Purikura are the two names of the two new series I’ve been doing there. If you are a 20 years old student in Japan, you should take part tbe 8th of January of the Seijinshiki ceremony organized at the city hall of your home town. I’ve decided to photograph a series of 20 years old girls dressing the traditionnal flowerfull kimono of the Seijinshiki ceremony. From the University of Kyoto, the coordinator Tomomi Tada organized two shooting sessions (one in Osaka and one in Kyoto) including 60 models, 8 assistants, 9 fitters, a make up artist… The schedule was tight and the time limited….