On the Christmas visit to Ankgor Wat this mystical place on shadows and stone. Amazing...........
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daddo (27620) 2012-12-28 1:22
Hi Giovanni. I am envious of this photo since I had stood recently on the same spot on a cloudy day( which was nevertheless very bright) and ended up with dark shapes, unlike your beautifully detailed carvings. Excellent exposure and creative POV. A happy and healthy 2013. Klaudio.
timecapturer (49288) 2012-12-28 3:56
what an amazing place to visit at Christmas. Love the depth you have got in this shot and the glorious detailing. Executed, composed and presented superbly.
Enjoy the last weekend of 2012 - Brian.
abmdsudi (57156) 2012-12-28 7:43
A truly magical place and the title is apt. The beautiful Bayon so well framed and detailed as both faces well seen from this point of view to give the necessary dof, depth and space. Clarity is good and tonal contrast really add to the quality of this shot, and I love the sculptural effect. A fine photo work, TFS
All the very best in the coming New Year.
adramad (48382) 2012-12-28 8:25
Wow .... that most wonderful composition, stunning those big heads carved in the rock, is an art that surprises with its technique and finish as far back.
Flawless execution. I love it.
I wish you a Happy New Year 2013.
emka (104186) 2013-01-03 23:48
Indeed, the temples of Angkor are mystic, and specially these faces of Bayon. magic place, mysterious smile. Excellent play of lights and shadows.
mirosu (16273) 2013-01-07 5:03
Excelent detail of this famous temple. You have captured it in excellent light with all nice details. Well done.
Fis2 (103860) 2013-01-14 3:19
A very interesting place.
Good vertical frame and colors.
I like light and shadow.
Have a nice day
PeakXV (245) 2013-01-14 20:19
Striking image of these Khmer temple bodhisattva faces peering at us so mystically, magically from the ideal pov. Excellent time of day choice to produce optimum light and enable this impressive focus. Well done!
giorgimer (34941) 2013-01-15 23:09
Amazzone place, beautiful capture. I like pov, light and compo
bona (13739) 2013-01-31 10:09
Amazing place Giovanni,
I really like this ancient places. Lovely composition with the shadows in forground resulting this mystical air.
nikkitta (17068) 2013-01-31 10:23
Wow, how a very good capture of one of Buddha faces at Bayon, great place to be in Xmas, did you enjoy a ride in elephant?
Like the way up of your capture and frame
Greetings and TFS
delpeoples (59430) 2013-02-09 16:59
Ciao caro Giovanni
I'm reading a crime novel at the moment which is set in Angkor Wat and so your photo is well-time and provides an excellent illustration for the narrative. Beautiful POV, a very unusual and inventive one which uses the angles and play of light and shade superbly. Excellent vertical frame and lovely colours.
Thanks for sharing, have a beautiful day