Chiu Chow opera - Hungry ghost festival

Chiu Chow opera
Hungry ghost festival
Costumes are extravagant in style in order to achieve as great a theatrical effect as possible. Like the makeup, the color codes of these costumes identify the various ranks, status, and personality of the performers

Nikon D200, AF Nikkor 85mm f/1.4D
1/80s f/1.4 at 85mm iso800
By Regis Madec on 2006-08-06

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