TIFA 2023 Editorial / sports

Ceremonial Sumo Wrestling In Tokyo

  • Prize
    Bronze in Editorial/sports
  • Photographer
    Matthew Daiter
  • Technical Info
    Leica M6, Cinestill 400d, Portra 400, Voigtlander 28mm Ultron F/2 Ii Asph / 90mm Apo-skopar
  • Photo Date
    June 2023

Sumo competitions and demonstrations intersect Japanese sport, culture, and artistic display. By posing as an event photographer, I was lucky enough to gain access into the front row of a sumo competition. These shots display wrestling, promotion and customary generational hand-off ceremonies.