This photograph is taken towards a five-storied pagoda at the site in Hōryū-ji Temple. Hōryū-ji is a temple connected with Prince Shōtoku(572-622). It is supposed that Emperor Yōmei(518–587) prayed and built for the recovery of his sick. He passes away without waiting for the completion, and Empress Suiko(554–628) of his child, and Prince Shōtoku of his nephew received the will and inherited together, and made it complete in 607. Empress Suiko accedes to the throne in 593, Prince Shōtoku of a nephew is nominated as regency of government. Prince Shōtoku adopted Buddhism as the political keynote, and aimed at improvement in the culture of a country, and Buddhistic rise. In such a sense, Prince Shōtoku is ancestor of Japanese Buddhism rise. In vast site of 187,000 square meters, a lot of cultural assets including the 19 national treasure buildings exist. If it says from building construction, the oldest wooden structure group in the world is placed.
1. Octagon architecture for holding a memorial service for Prince Shōtoku (Yumedono): workshops
2. Supplement of Prince Shōtoku
Prince Shotoku began the production of a nation led by the Emperor who stands on it from the state of powerful clan union. That he built the first constitution in Japan was also a means to perform politics led by the Emperor.
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pajaran (56612) 2014-01-25 23:02
Dobar dan, popodne.
Kod mene je -08,02. sati.
Interesantan tekst o pagodi, sa istorijom i opisom ...
Dobar snimak i kontrast, lepo pokazano mesto i arhitektura.
Lepa tradicionalna arhitektura.
Dobar rad sa lepom fotografijom u radionici.
Good afternoon, this afternoon.
With me is -08.02. hours.
An interesting article on the pagoda, with a history and description of the ...
Good footage and contrast nicely shown the place and architecture.
Beautiful traditional architecture.
Good work with beautiful photography workshop.
All the best.
PaulVDV (25593) 2014-01-26 0:29
The pagoda is taken from a very good angle and because of the leafless branches of the tree we get a very good view of it from this POV.
The walkway on the foreground is a good lead-in to the temple.
Very well composed.
Best regards, Paul
ikeharel (65241) 2014-01-26 0:59
Winter ambiance prevailed, with mostly grey tones and the naked branchs trees. Yet, a fine clear view of the temple and the pagoda on BG.
An askewed angle approach, added extra DOF to the whole.
Have a nice new week,
mirosu (15878) 2014-01-26 1:08
Excellent view of this beautiful temple. It looks similar like temples I've visited in Kyoto. The temple is very good light. The slightly diagonal perspective is superb.
abmdsudi (48812) 2014-01-26 3:13
Thanks to your notes, thus we have more time to concentrate on the subject matters, the compo works with amazing detail throughout & the structures of the temple look great being the main focal of this shot. the soft shadows help to boost the depth in this orientation and the textures are well seen and all in natural winter colours. Your additional picture too is informative showing the design and architecture of the core temple really good. The exposure is pleasant with excellent sharpness and contrast. i think you have done you very best here, Congrats.
saxo042 (37730) 2014-01-26 7:25
Beautiful and interesting buildings and a very interesting note too. A good perspective here and many enjoyable details.
danos (92628) 2014-01-27 9:27
nice the view as the presentation of Hōryū-ji temple.I like the creative perspective of this very old wooden construction in the world.Informative your note about it as its presentation.
mcmtanyel (18123) 2014-01-27 18:43
This is a beautiful building. The strong lines in the photo are remarkable.
fabbs99 (17129) 2014-01-27 19:28
Truly a spectacular view of the five storeyed Pagoda. Nice image, sharp with good details, well saturated colors and nice composition. Well done. TFS.
jemaflor (91301) 2014-01-30 12:57
Interesting architecture well taken, good angle, perfect depth result, nice sharpness and light management, tfs.
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-12-31
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon IXY DIGITAL 600
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/320 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2014-01-25 21:04