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I like the tree in the background, we could fade. It into clouds

【Maiko, November Maiko is Fukuno. Shooting location is Seirai-in Temple. Photo by gaap.

A maiko in Kyoto, Japan                                                                                                                                                                                 More

geisha-kai: “ April minarai Fukuna under cherry blossoms by Gaap on Photohito Minarai of Miyagawacho are allowed to wear full maiko attire after first week ”

Beautiful laughing Maiko girl in Kyoto #Japan

~Maiko is an apprentice Geiko (not exactly same as geisha) in Kyoto, Western Japan. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen or Koto (Traditional Japanese musical instruments) for visitors during feasts

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Maiko Koyoshi on the day of her debut, Kyoto, Japan--beautiful kimono and obi


John Paul Foster is a photographer specializing in images of Kyoto, including geisha, maiko and Buddhist icons.