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Mimuro Sensei

Posted by
Ian Bramham (Manchester, United Kingdom) on 11 July 2011 in Sport & Recreation and Portfolio.

Teacher Atsushi Mimuro, 6th Dan in Aikido, photographed at Marple Aikido Club on the 2nd July 2011

Mimuro Sensei is the Director of the Yokohama International Aikido Club and Coach of Meiji University Aikido Club, Tokyo. He trained for more than 20 years under the late Seigo Yamaguchi Shihan, who in turn, was a student of the founder of Aikido: Morihei Ueshiba.

NIKON D700 1/100 second F/4.8 ISO 1250 140 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very nice monochrome processing Ian. Intersting subject also.

11 Jul 2011 2:05pm

foto forte from Phoenix, United States

Really good B&W, Ian....lovely clarity and composition.

11 Jul 2011 2:33pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Excellent tonality, very clear and smooth.
The relation between the teacher and his studients is also very well expressed.

11 Jul 2011 4:12pm

Alan Klaw from United States

Striking use of Black and White which forme capture the very traditional Japanese Sensei -Pupil relationship.Fine Composition and Exposure.

11 Jul 2011 8:47pm

guillaume from Paris, France

Concentration !!!

11 Jul 2011 9:46pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

very clear and sharp foreground with nice DOF to focus on the teacher!

12 Jul 2011 5:50am

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Nice shot! I think that b&w for this shot is just perfect!

12 Jul 2011 6:10pm

NIKON D700
1/100 second
F/4.8
ISO 1250
140 mm (35mm equiv.)