This is the pillar hall in Sri Ranganatha Temple in Sri Rangam. Carved into the base of each pillar are gods and figures from holy stories. This is much before we enter the inner Sanctum that houses Lord Sri Ranganatha. This hall has some shops that sells many items from inexpensive jewelry and other wood and plastic items. Here , people sleep, eat and relax. Mainly, poor people use this hall extensively for various purposes. Only Hindus are allowed beyond this point.
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rodgerg (55767) 2011-10-29 4:23
Excellent framing to this scne of life with the attitudes of the differents peoples very well collected. The coloured elements aris evry well. Great dapht left/right too.
Have a nice WE,
Sergiom (54377) 2011-10-29 4:51
La position de l'homme pour dormir ne semble pas très confortable, mais le sommeil est assez lourd pour permettre aux gens de tourner autour sans problème.La lumière difficile est très bien gérée.
jacquest (18169) 2011-10-29 4:51
Good framing for a daily life scene in the context of the temple, with the people each having actind a different way. Good management of light giving good sharpness.
Have a nice day
snunney (79491) 2011-10-29 6:43
The decorated pillars make an attractive frame for this interesting slice of daily life. The image is well exposed and there is much to maintain the interest. Good light, colours and sharpness.
Budapestman (82620) 2011-10-29 9:31
a spectacular photo of this place with graphic details, the composition is attractive, excellent light control, suggestive daily life shot, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
josepmarin (57473) 2011-10-29 10:55
an image well illuminated inside the temple, which shows us a vital and spontaneous scene, and at the same time, offers us a feeling of sadness for the poverty of these people who shelters in this place.
The technical execution of the photo is very good, I love the reached result.
Schnappilic (9686) 2011-10-29 11:12
Thanks for sharing such a picture from that country. It is very interesting for me to see how people live in those places.
Have a nice week-end!
subhendu_bagchi (25243) 2011-10-29 11:35
fine catch inside the temple. You used the flash gun very well and composed it nicely. A very good one. Tfs.
bayno (18342) 2011-10-29 14:15
Dear Lakshmi, Beautiful image of the interior of the temple, I really like the light, you used the flash? the photo is a little crooked, but easy to straighten with any work-editing program, however I really like the shot, have a nice WE, Valter
baddori (19157) 2011-10-29 16:15
Questa è una foto di peso .
L'uomo che dorme è il più significativo.
Per il resto Le colonne hanno il taglio "classico" che poi si trova anche nei portali in pregiato legno.
Un piccolo particolare sulla vendita di gioielli o ..
Ma meriterebbe tempo .
La foto che incuriosisce ha doppio valore .
pajaran (48349) 2011-10-29 22:02
Interesantno mesto u hramu, sala sa prodasvnicima i ljudima koji su nasli skloniste, lepa fotografija.
Dobar trenutak, ostrina snimka i kontrast kojim ste istakli detalje, lepe boje.
Imajte lep dan za odmor.
Interesting place in the temple hall with shops and people who have found shelter, beautiful images.
Good time, sharpness and contrast image that you highlight detail, beautiful colors.
Have a nice day for a holiday.
All the best.
Nicou (116170) 2011-10-30 2:46
fantastique compo et iamge superbe quelle scène touchante et poignate ce homme qui se repose à mêrme le sole vraiment poignat.
Bravo et amitié
jhm (135058) 2011-10-30 4:08
The image is well exposed and there is much to maintain the interesting.
This is a very lovely picture, I like the enlightenment generally.
Lovely captured and excellent composed.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice Sunday,
ikeharel (52181) 2011-10-30 4:14
A nice taken photo inside the shrine, well managed the low light cond., and showing the men and kids there.
Each one doe's something else, but the indifference of the kid passes by the sleeping man, had caught the first sight.
A fine shot,
annjackman (17751) 2011-10-30 9:41
This is a very interesting picture and note. You have managed the exposure very well in the low light. The colours of the shops contrast well with the brown tones of the pillar hall. Very good work.
wolf38 (30276) 2011-10-30 23:09
Hi lakshmi. A very lively and natural-looking temple scene. Your photo reminds me of the beautiful India, its culture, religion, etc. The photo pleases me very well. Rgds, Wolfgang.
Nard (6970) 2011-10-31 10:36
A beautiful view of this temple with nice details of the pillar. I like the diferent scenes we can see with people in different situations, walking, sleeping or talking. A typical daily scene.
patdeph (35748) 2011-11-01 10:54
I am always fascinating by seing the life there is in these temples,it's like in the streets, and temples are not only for religious ceremonies.The pillars are superb.
jmdias (52500) 2011-11-19 5:34
interesting details of the internal part of this temple. I liked the control of the light too.