Preah Khan dates from 1191 ad /ce, during the reign of King Jayavarman VII.
A detailed close up of a bas relief wall carving, depicting 3 Hindu holy men.
The base looks unlevel, but is actually curved.
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greg64g (11193) 2005-04-19 6:03
This is a impressive fresque, the texture is very strange, do you what is the signification of the stautes?
i like them a lot, but they make me scared.
bantonbuju (51781) 2005-04-19 6:17
hi chris, an interesting close-up, very detailed and makes me feel it is a scene from an adventure movie, indiana jones?; very nice;
have a nice day, jerzy
Luan (12971) 2005-04-19 6:41
very nice composition Chris, this shot looks great, i like the texture rendreinf and the diferents tones of gray.
marieaude (1196) 2005-04-19 8:37
Impressionant ce monument, merci bien de le faire partager, c'est surprenant et captivant. A bientot
weswang (18223) 2005-04-19 12:01
You have shown a way to well use the lighting condition here. The 3D of the sculpture can be tell clearly. The darkened color showed the age of the place. A nice, clear, and well contrasted detail shot.
Fixfocus (9385) 2005-04-19 12:20
Very good condition for an 812 years old fresque!
Good compo,excellent sharpness and exposure,- that makes all interesting details visible.
jhm (142085) 2005-04-19 12:46
Great relief picture, the three Preah Khan effigy are very sharp and clear, I agree with Jean Yves, I've personally noticed scanning works better on closer shots than on wide landscape views or night photos.
Well seen Chris!
nwoehnl (122) 2005-04-19 13:44
Interesting detail of the intricate wall carvings, Chris. Impressive textures and a nice limited color setting, well shown with good sharpness and contrast.
mitternacht (1839) 2005-04-19 15:29
It's interesting that the blocks seems to have been placed as a wall first and then the carvings were made. Beautiful craftsmanship, especially the branches at the top. The three men togehter make a great composition. You captured the weathered textures here really well.
Mafo (1339) 2005-04-19 17:33
Nice composition, interesting presentation, good framing and very clear shut! Good work Chris!
cessy (13647) 2005-04-20 0:23
very nice capture of the scupture on this temple, Chris
we can see the three dimensional of the sculpture, the tones are very interesting
manny (21833) 2005-04-20 3:29
Very nice texture and almost monochromatic colors. It makes the patterns more powerful.
PixelTerror (0) 2005-04-20 3:39
Nicely framed view of these ancient and somewhat scary artworks, I see their motive in repeated in a smaller size at the left. Good scan output, I've personally noticed scanning works better on closer shots than on wide landscape views or night photos.
Have a nice day,
elihesamian (26149) 2005-04-20 7:33
A good informative work,Chris!
well symmetrically composed,excellent details and alos colors says about many many years that passed on it,...very well captured and well composed,I like it.
papagolf21 (88259) 2005-04-20 14:56
Je ne sais plus où poser mon regard sur les photos de ton album, tant les les prises de vue sont intéressantes !
Très intéressants détails d'un bas-relief.
Encore une photo passionnante.
Zepi (22848) 2005-04-20 15:30
Très belle composition, très belle composition avec cette fresque.
Magnifique lumière,superbes couleurs!
aloyho (6798) 2005-04-20 23:30
You managed the chiaroscuro effect of this place wonderfully. I simply love the variety of tones and the matured colours. They are stunning!! 3 is a beautiful number for aesthetic beauty. So you have it all. Congratulations!!! Thanks and Sungguh hebat.
jrj (34841) 2005-04-21 3:30
Interesting detail of this great place. Good capture, bold colour setting and good light control - great total
anakin (2775) 2005-04-21 17:15
Curiosos detalles una fantastica toma esta, buena toma de este interesante lugar, interesantes colores y perspectiva
mumek (20202) 2005-04-22 16:30
Chris! You posted a capture of almost 900 old wall carving. Still in very good shape. The details and the colors are excellent. Very well done. Thanks for posting.
Didi (58098) 2005-04-23 11:48
Ce bas-relief est parfaitement représenté et parfaitement cadré; c'est très passionant.
Je considère que vous êtes l'Indiana Jones de la photographie.
caliane (610) 2005-04-30 0:24
Im' so impressevd.. this sculpture is really old, and looks perfectly preserved. Very beautiful work of art.
huynt (5079) 2005-08-30 8:19
hi chris J
A wonderful too mch details. I like it. Well POV and done.
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (101919)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-01-00
- Categories: Ruins
- Camera: Pentax Me Super, 70-210mm/f4
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Wall Stories in Cambodia [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2005-04-19 5:55