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Oct 22 2017

Hatsumairi ceremony

By Mark Beresford | Comments 6

We took Louie for his Hatsumairi ceremony at the San Francisco Sokoji Mission today. Hatsumairi is a traditional baby blessing that Japanese babies have before they are three months old. The blessing is performed by a priest.

Here are the first couple of photos. More to come.

They were tough conditions. Not much time, low light so I was using 1600 ISO, and strong backlight.

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