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Published April 6th, 2012

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Houston Japan Festival 2012

Published April 6th, 2012

Every year, the Japan American Society of Houston hosts a Japan Festival in the center of Houston - Hermann Park. Over 25,000 people visit the festival annually. For an entire weekend, the festival grounds are packed with excitement, while continuous performances of Japanese music and the martial arts dominates nearby stages. The annual Japan Festival also provides a wide assortment of interest from local vendors and restaurants while festival volunteers perform in the Japanese garden. (Desc From their website)

I was excited as this was my first time documenting the events of such a vast even and it goes without saying, I had a blast.

I had no idea the 15 min drive would take us over an hour and the only parking I would find would be in a public parking garage of a nearby hospital. As my shooting day started, I quickly realized that the bright midday sun would wash all my colors, which is one of the reasons photographers flock this event, is vibrant colors. I had to underexpose my sho ...

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