Thursday, February 11, 2016

Boating Photo: Sabani Boats of Itoman

A Chinese New Year Tradition



Today the sailing sabani boats of Itoman, Okinawa were in a parade.

A procession, to Hakugindo Shrine was made by the sabani boat teams.

Prayers and offerings insure a safe and productive New Year.

Afterwards, the boats, decorated with colorful banners and flags, sailed around Itoman Port.

Camera:  Pentax K3

Lens:  Pentax 18-250 and 1.4 converter -- Focal Length 252MM

Exposure:  f/11   1/400   ISO 100

Date and Time:  FEB 11  2016  9:49AM

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