My last morning in Japan. I had a wonderful trip. What I liked most? It is difficult to say. I saw many wonderful places. One of the most unusual was the view of thousands torii in Fushimi Inari.
Fushimi Inari Taisha is the head shrine of Inari, located in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine sits at the base of a mountain also named Inari, and includes trails up the mountain to many smaller shrines.
Since in early Japan Inari was seen as the patron of business, each of the Torii is donated by a Japanese business. First and foremost though, Inari is the god of rice.
Merchants and manufacturers worship Inari for wealth. Donated torii lining footpaths are part of the scenic view.
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ciakgiak (30431) 2010-11-09 12:52
il viaggio volge al termine, ma spero non finisca il viaggio delle tue immagini giapponesi su TE!!! In quest'ultima è davvero incredibile il colore delle colonne colpite da una magnifica luce. Bella la prospettiva e la figura umana sullo sfondo.
Un caro abbraccio
grigand (20013) 2010-11-09 12:56
A very nice view of this street in the color columns, a great compo.
papera (14186) 2010-11-09 12:59
if I had to list the most impressive sights I visited in Japan, I could not attach a photo to them since it was forbidden to take pictures - I am thinking about Tadao Ando's Chichu Museum on Naoshima or the 1001 Buddhas in Kyoto... luckily for us, Fushimi Inari could be photographed :)
you were lucky (or most probably very patient, or both) to be able to take this shot with only one person... when I was there last week there were hordes of school children :)
it's one of the perspective that most enhances this place, I tried many different ones but I always ended up with something similar to yours.
good work on the light, the gallery of torii can be very dark at times.
jonathan_hart (21276) 2010-11-09 13:00
this place is very special, nice way to say goodbye with the man walking to the vanishing point
i just regret there is a burnt area on the right
Morac (27723) 2010-11-09 13:02
A very nice view of this colored columns.
bebbetto (40) 2010-11-09 13:10
Stunning archs row. Magnificant colours
Fis2 (97739) 2010-11-09 13:12
Wracaj Malgosiu szczesliwie...
Ciekawa scenka na pozegnanie.
LAdny kadr i super perspektywa.
Kolorystyka robi tutaj cala robote.
JFS (32459) 2010-11-09 13:25
Striking and beautiful shot with a great depth of field. I love the orange color. TFS!
My best regards,
jjcordier (79297) 2010-11-10 3:46
Un beau dernier matin qui te permet de nous présenter cette photo très colorée avec une perspective splendide, encore mieux soulignée par la présence de l'homme au loin.
jasmis (58104) 2010-11-10 5:34
To mi się podoba. Fajne zakończenie w mocnych barwach. Pozdrawiam.
ade71 (2228) 2010-11-10 8:49
Ciao Malgorzata, spero tu ti sia divertita e che abbia fatto tante belle foto. Questa è spettacolare per l'elemento cromatico e per la prospettiva data dalle colonne. Complimenti!
Fabian_86 (233) 2010-11-10 10:50
very impressing picture with attractive colors, superb depth and dynamic thanks to the walking person.. Well done!
dkmurphys (58827) 2010-11-10 14:57
Very fine composition for saying good bye. Well seen scene, strong and beautiful colors.
Have a good night.
lousat (91442) 2010-11-10 15:02
Hi Malgo,what a impressive,long,long,long perspective.Very nice this pic and very nice place too,excellent light balance to warm this orange so rare,a very different pic.Thanks for share,have a nice day,Luciano.
rodgerg (55767) 2010-11-11 0:36
Excellent POV and well colouerd image with a greta prospect nad impression of rythm, of dynamisme. interesting element of life with the peopel in the BG.
John_F_Kennedy (43665) 2010-11-11 3:54
Hello Malgorzata ,
This is an excellent shot! Sharp, correct exposure, beautiful composition with this bright orange.
Bluejeans (64251) 2010-11-11 5:16
Ola Malgorzata ,
Beleza este corredor com estas colunas vermelhas , boa profundidade de foto com a senhora de fundo ,parabéns!!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
SWEETFREEDOM (24621) 2010-11-11 6:07
very nice picture with bright colors and a great d.o.f. surely an interesting place to visit.
saxo042 (37884) 2010-11-11 7:19
A unique picture! A very eye-catching person, dressed in grey among all these red pillars! A very good POV with the path well placed in your composition. Interesting note too! Have a good trip back!
ManuMay (36157) 2010-11-11 23:44
This famous place and its unique perspective...Wonderful place and amazing play od colours, lines and perspective...really amazing effect very well seen and done...Great!!
Have a nice day...
abmdsudi (54107) 2010-11-12 2:24
Very attractive strong rich orange color and a very looong perspective creating very good depth and dynamism with strong vertical lines, Lovely. Impressive compostion and pov, the curvy path gives a sense of distance. I love the soft shadows along these stryctures and the person add life to this wonderful image. Excellent light management, Superb clarity and
sharpness, vivid color balance and nice framework. Thks for sharing this superb image. Congrats. Best regards
vasilpro (41317) 2010-11-12 3:17
Superb composition, excellent light management, lovely vivid colors, very good contrast, very nice POV, geat DOF.
Have a nice weekend, Vasilis.
npecanhuk (75476) 2010-11-12 9:16
Nice and interesting note!
Very attractive picture, with special regards to the colors, the management of light, the chosen pov and the composition!
Sharpness, dof, horizontal format, pp, contrasts and the presence of that person in the bg are all excellent here too!
TFS - congrats,
paololg (31448) 2010-11-14 10:14
Ciao cara Malgorzata,
an image captured with an unbelievable depth and a beautiful perspective. These orange columns are a true lesson of chromotherapy a great charge of energy!
Excellent photographic quality, especially the sharpness.
Ciao, have a nice week!
Silvio1953 (143320) 2010-11-14 10:53
Ciao Malgorzata, great end for your wonderful serie from yapan, fantastic light and splendid perspective, very well done my friend, have a good Sunday, ciao Silvio
Juntas (7960) 2010-11-19 3:50
Hi Emka. This really catch our attention. Colors are very impressive and composition looks nice too. Your perspective and point of view are perfect and the inclusion of person walking by was good and in the best place I think. Well done.
Have a nice weekend.
Angshu (56758) 2010-11-21 22:21
You've posted quite a few shots from Japan already! I have lots to pick-up from!
Love this view through the bright orange Tori gates which create a great perspective & a strong visual impact. Seen similar pictures from JY, but alas he's deleted his gallery! Good work here!