Geisha & Maiko
Geishas are studied in artforms like poetry, dancing, playing music instruments and more. Maikos are in a learning process during several years to become a Geisha.
All persons where asked before taking the photo. This mentioning is especially important since Geishas and Maikos get literally hunted down from photographers and shot without their permission which became a big problems at certain places like for example in Kyōto.