Honorable Mention TOKYO-2018 Events / Other

Naked Men Festival

  • Company
    Sen's Photography
  • Photographer
    Senichiro Nogami
  • Technical Info
    Dslr 24mm 1/160 F2.8
  • Photo Date

I got permission from monk of the temple called Saidaiji to take photos of this extraordinary traditional festival which takes place in western part of Japan. This traditional and sacred festival has started in 1510 and was 508th year this year. In this festival, 9000 naked men scramble to obtain two sacred wooded sticks Through this photo shooting, I realized the reasons why many of men participate in this festival. Because they have religions faith, they want pray for safe of their family and they want show their braveness and strength.

My name is Senichiro Nogami. I am an architectural photographer in Japan. I have photographed much architecture not only in Japan but Hawaii and other Asian countries. I take photographs of vacation houses and condominiums as well. I can bring out the potential of your properties and help your asset management. Also I can help to attract customers for your vacation rental. Please contact me if there is anything I can help. I am ready to go all over the world to take good photographs! Thank you.