This photograph was taken Hie Shrine in Tokyo Akasaka, and was taken towards the main shrine hall from from outside the entrance gate of a shrine. It is a shrine as main shrined deity the "Ooyamakuhinokami" one of Japanese God which appears in Kojiki which is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan. This God is son of Ohotoshi God ensconced in Mt. Hiei in Shiga Prefecture. Especially the worship of the Tokugawa family of this shrine was strong as a guardian deity of Edo castle.And, the worship of a general'sheir, a child, and and a daimyo (Japanese feudal) lord did not cease. Shrine pavilions were burned down by the air raid on Tokyo in 1945 and and it was rebuilt in 1958. It is venerated in recent years as God of charm against misfortunes, matchmaking, and prosperity in business and future-of-the-company prosperity. The Sanno festival of this shrine is one of the Edo three major festivals held along with the Kanda festival and the Fukagawa festival in Tokyo every year. Also by the time of when, people are alive in the interval in the two opposite-poles worlds of a myth and faith, and technology.
Critiques | Translate
pajaran (54165) 2013-08-20 13:02
Interesantan tekst o svetilistu, sa datim podacima i istorijom ...
Lep pogled i trenutak sa posetiocima ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, kontrast, lepe boje.
Dobar rad, lepo pokazano svetiliste i trenutak sa posetiocima.
An interesting article on the shrine, with the given data and history ...
Nice view and a moment with the visitors ...
A good time recording, contrast, beautiful colors.
Good work, beautiful sanctuary and time shown to the visitors.
All the best.
mcmtanyel (15587) 2013-08-20 16:11
The layered arrangement of colors and shapes is very pleasant. Well seen and rendered.
Raz13 (137) 2013-08-20 20:19
A mythical scene indeed!
It's sad that it was destroyed during the raids.
Nevertheless, they did a good job rebuilding it.
Good creative shot.
ikeharel (61453) 2013-08-21 0:48
I like the way you managed to "frame" the view of the entrance to the shrine.
People in front gave extra scale, and there is good light and clarity on.
Mibgle well the colors of the many elements.
Fine taken picture.
danos (89625) 2013-08-21 1:05
nice the view of this section of the Hie main shrine in Tokyo with the informative note to explain a lot for the religious in your country.
I like the good frame you chosen with the light management to be superb.
holmertz (43707) 2013-08-21 2:52
This is a nce composition of the colourful and interesting temple. I like the view of the visitors seen through the round "gate" in the foreground. Unfortunately the photo is quite overexposed. I tried to adjust that in a workshop. I hope you will not mind.
jhm (142852) 2013-08-21 4:43
You makes a very nice picture of the shrine, we get almost everything in detail.
Sharpness and clarity are pleasant to look at.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
abmdsudi (45694) 2013-08-24 3:39
Green and red seem very significant colours of this shrine full of detail highlights with timely people interaction seen from a straight on symmetrical crop. A nice piece of image although, sincerely I feel this appears to be slight over exposed which can be addressed easily I am sure. Well done.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-06-17
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/4.5, 1/250 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2013-08-20 10:24