19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Sora’s 七五三

Japanese children have a celebration called 七五三 (753) when they turn 7, 5, and 3. They go to temples or shrines and receive prayers. They dress up in traditional clothing and have photos taken. Usually girls go at age 7 and 3, boys at 5.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Shiraoka, Japan
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Elle Harris