Confucius Ritual Dress
Performance portrait of a Taiwanese student in ritual costume to honor Chinese sage Confucius. Usually these costumes are only worn once a year to mark Confucius birthday however this year being Taiwan's 100th birthday there are additional ceremonies held throughout the year.

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Mon Jan 17, '11 08:29PM
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Media ID 2011032213310212  
Date Mon Jan 17, '11 08:29PM
Comments 2
Views 3868
Keywords Taiwan, China, Confucius, portrait, sage, student
Uploaded By unknown
Aperture Value f//4
Artist Craig Ferguson
Copyright (C)2011 Craig Ferguson
Date/Time Tue Jan 18, '11 04:29AM
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
Focal Length 200 mm
Image Description The Ya Yue Dance is an ancient Chinese dance performed during ceremonies. The Yi dance shown here is a procession of music and dance in memory of the great sage Confucius. The dance is usually performed only on the anniversary of Confucius' birth (September 28th), however it is occasionally performed on other important secular occasions.
IPTC: Byline Craig Ferguson
IPTC: Caption The Ya Yue Dance is an ancient Chinese dance performed during ceremonies. The Yi dance shown here is a procession of music and dance in memory of the great sage Confucius. The dance is usually performed only on the anniversary of Confucius' birth (September 28th), however it is occasionally performed on other important secular occasions.
IPTC: City Taipei
IPTC: Copyright Notice 2011 Craig Ferguson
IPTC: Country Name Taiwan
IPTC: Keywords Chinese. rite; Confucius; ceremony; ritual
IPTC: Province State Taipei
ISO 400
Make Canon
Metering Mode Pattern
Model Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed Value 1/1000 sec
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Not only is that a great photograph, but I have to say I love the detail you have given in the caption (and even more so in the IPTC tag).

 

Rob

 Thanks Rob. I must admit a lot of the IPTC stuff is solely so I don't forget important details so I'm glad to see it's useful to others as well.