Baranagar is a small and simple village of West Bengal, having numerous beautiful temple of terracotta and plaster art. Those temples are Charbangla temple, Jor-bangla, Bhabaniswari temple etc... Due to these shiva temples Baranagar was called as the Varanasi of Murshidabad...
The finest temple of them all is Gangeshwar, also known as Jor-bangla temple. The Jor-Bangla temple was built by Rani Bhavani in the 18 th century, is the finest specimen of Bengal's terracotta temples. The word 'Jor' means Pair. The Jor-bangla Shiva Mandir exhibits Bengal's unique style of surface terracotta art.
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rodgerg (55767) 2011-08-09 1:35
Excellent framing with the three arcades which give rythm and dynamism to teh composition. Details of the architectur well collected and beautiful harmony in the warm colors.
mauro61 (52855) 2011-08-09 1:35
questi templi in terracotta sono dei veri gioielli di architettura e di ricamo.
Ottimo il POV sui tre archi e la resa della bella colorazione,
lousat (87202) 2011-08-09 1:52
Hi Subhendhu,spectacular example of indian architechture,what a beauty and what a perfect choice of point view and great sharpness and warm colors as i like,very very interesting and nice,i like it!Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
snunney (94953) 2011-08-09 2:10
A fine close-up on this beautiful terracotta decoration. The composition is nicely angled and the detail is very well rendered with good sharpness. I like the contrast offered by the white painted arches.
josepmarin (58325) 2011-08-09 4:55
A good framing with a closed angle on this architecture, in order to centre our attention on the delicate work of sculpture on terracotta at the facade of the temple.
The sharpness of the image allows us to enjoy the whole details of this artistic masterpiece.
Light and colors are perfectly managed.
It's a beautiful shot.
paololg (31448) 2011-08-09 7:41
What a beauty, dear Subhendu, these embroideries and sculptures in terracotta are fantastic! You have captured this precious detail so beautiful, with perfect clarity and good light management. It's really a pleasure to see this ancient temple in a perfect state of preservation. Excellent photographic work, congratulations!
Ciao, have a nice evening!
holmertz (49004) 2011-08-09 8:03
Another fine example of the rich cultural heritage of India. The white parts of the vaults make a dramatic contrast to the delicately adorned sandstone façade.Kind regards,
siamesa (28115) 2011-08-09 19:10
Boa noite Subhendu
Superb capture of this temple and its wall full of details. Very, very beautiful composition. Very well exposed. TFS
emka (91544) 2011-08-09 23:44
Hi Sub hendu, I haven't seen in i ndia such terracotta temples, they must be specific for Bengal. fantastic arches, unusual. Excellent framing, nice colours.
Thanks for sharing, have a nice day
sacavem (18620) 2011-08-10 15:28
The architecture and exterior details are very beautiful.You found a great POV for this photo.
dip (23888) 2011-08-11 0:05
another beautiful shot of temples,as usual from you, with interesting architectural details,well framed and composed,thanks for sharing,
danos (94310) 2011-08-11 2:23
very nice presentation of this terracotta beauty of Gangeswar temple,with the details to are so excellent.I like the light as the colour management.
lakshmip1949 (19081) 2011-08-11 4:42
An excellent close up shot of these arches of terracotta. I like the architecture, colors and sharpness. I like your light management.
baddori (20113) 2011-08-21 13:30
Una costruzione con decorazioni in terracotta .
Un'arte antica che affascina i turisti .
Un piccolo villaggio con un tempio raccolto e significativo .
Un Bengala noto per le sue tradizioni militari e portamento elegante .
Bluejeans (64251) 2011-09-13 11:26
Ola Subhendu ,
Lindo esta fachada deste templo em cor de terra , tem uns belos detalhes de arte , gostei muito dos três arcos em branco , parabéns !!!
Um abraço Gonçalo