What a great picture Marilyn! The light really plays the building ornaments, and overall gives balance to the picture.
Thank you, Roger. You are quick! When I took the photo I was standing more or less with this at my back. It is what we had come to see! But at this time of day, the lighting made the temple a really interesting subject, or so I thought.
Oh Marilyn what a wonderful photo of the ornamental detail the artisans put into these fantastic buildings!
Thanks, Pam. Yes, the detail is amazing, and I personally prefer the "natural" temples like this to the ones that are vividly painted in this style (though this is certainly not a typical view)!
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Thanks, caroloncho. I'm glad you like it! I would like to visit your beautiful country.
Wow, beautiful photo Marilyn! The evening light here is just as much a subject as the temple itself, I think. Also nice with the branch hanging over.
Marilyn, you have been to so many places. It's great that you share them with us with your photos.
It's a beautiful photo. When we open it to the bigger version, it's amazing, what deatails can be discovered. I'd recommend it to all to have a look at the bigger version. It's wonderful, that you have photographed the scripture as well. It's art in itself. Thank you Marilyn, for this view of a Hindu temple.
Best wishes, May
Beautifull photo Marilyn! I really like the composition between Shadow ad light on the building.
Thank you, Ryan, May, and Alex. This isn't one of the times, Alex, that I looked silly, doing something strange. Yet I suspect that people thought I was a bit strange for wandering away from what we'd come to see in order to take this shot. As you observed, May, I did also take the "proper" photo! But I loved the light and shadow of this, and all the amazing detail.
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Photo taken in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, India
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