This photograph is taken at the site of the temple in the mountain village in the Tokyo suburbs. This temple is a temple of the Linji school of Buddhist having been founded about 600 years ago. It stood quietly at the back hand of the Akigawa ravine reached about 20 minutes by bus from Musashi-Itsukaichi railway station. In front of temple's entrance, the old stone statue of the Buddha was located in a line, and with the double cherry blossoms of the feature in deep pink, the azalea had made the flower bloom.
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holmertz (42235) 2014-03-31 11:21
A lovely photo of pink and white flowers, very nicely combined with the old statues covered with moss. A simple but very attractive picture.
pajaran (52952) 2014-03-31 11:24
Dobar tekst o starom hramu, sa istorijom i opisom ...
Lep pogled na skulpture i cvece u pozadini ...
Dobar snimak ostrina i kontrast, lepo pokazano mesto, lepe boje.
A good article on the old temple, with a history and description of the ...
Nice view of the sculptures and flowers in the background ...
Good video sharpness and contrast, showed good place, nice colors.
All the best.
lousat (78353) 2014-03-31 11:47
Hi Kato,a beautiful memory of this old springtime,one of the most spectacular famous japanese moments,the nature awakening is always fantastic,top quality pic! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
PaulVDV (23013) 2014-03-31 11:57
A very beautiful colour composition with the many spring flowers.
The weathered statues of the temple make a splendid and interesting foreground.
Best regards, Paul
mirosu (14954) 2014-03-31 18:10
Very nice colourful photo, nature pure. The blossoming trees in Japan are always beautiful.
Nice arrangement with the small stone statues in foreground.
Very well done.
saxo042 (37588) 2014-04-01 5:35
A fine combination of those ancient statues with the fresh flowers. Very attractive colours of these blossoms.
ikeharel (58847) 2014-04-01 8:22
Pink stunning color of the flowers blossom on spring, superbly posted in contrast to the grey statues, Mikio.
Light and clarity well collected, POV was perfect for the scene.
abmdsudi (44238) 2014-04-02 7:02
Buddhism and cherry blossom - what a fine combination in bright daylight! Great pov and excellent focus on those aged stone figs against the wonderful spring background. Love the low angle and fine details in the frame. Excellent capture, Congrats
COSTANTINO (56763) 2014-04-03 11:08
the nature is always pretty and particularly
in the spring I love the flowers decorating
the old statues its a different shot
from the usuals nice pov
have a nice day
mcmtanyel (14217) 2014-04-03 21:25
The composition is beautiful with the statues enveloped by colorful blossoms. It is just lovely!
photoray (12679) 2014-04-04 7:58
Fine spring scene with the Buddhist statues looking upon the colorful cherry and azalea bloom. An idyllic setting and serene.
jemaflor (85980) 2014-04-06 9:53
Very beautiful composition with these statues and all these coloured flowers, tfs.
adores (38134) 2014-04-28 14:59
It must be a great season to visit this temple. I like the combination of states and trees in bloom. A good composition!
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-04-09
- Categories: Nature, Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-03-31 11:18