Traditional outfit

Challenge #7 in the ROAD Traveler series. Hosted by Tejas Ariwala.
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Salaried sumo wrestler wearing the traditional off-white practice "mawashi" (loin cloth, though derived from the traditional commoner variety "fundoshi") during a regional tournament in Sapporo. After several hard falls on the clay, the winded wrestler contemplates his next foe.
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Submitted: Friday, 4th September, 2009 16:50 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 9th August, 2009
Focal length: 135 mm
Shutter speed: 1/500 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 3200
Notes: Sitting in the second row, I had a good, unobstructed view of the action. Had to go B&W because of poor lighting and the high ISO, but in the case of this shot, I think it helps.
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