I think it is good title so I post this photo. Shwedagon paya in Yangon is a haven for photographers. The archirtecture of all these stupas, and of course of the main one, is breath taking. And for those who like people's phiotos is a fantastic opportunity, as the people are kind and no problems with approaching them.
Here in front of a Buddha statue, there are here maybe hu ndreds of them. The adult are praying, the kids, like everywhere in the world, are playing.
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Budapestman (82620) 2012-07-18 2:32
a fascinating photo with beautiful composition and very nice intimate lights, splendid details and the POV is attractive, great daily life photo, Tfs! Have a nice week! Kellemes hetet kívánok!
bertolucci (13362) 2012-07-18 4:17
It's great to see the local people, each doing their own thing. Ofcourse the very well rendered beautiful interior with its fine reflections and details helps to make this one a real visual treat!
Kind wishes from Rotterdam,
Sergiom (66285) 2012-07-18 4:53
J'aime beaucoup que tout ne soit pas solennel et que les enfants puissent s'amuser dans un lieu sacré. De bien jolies couleurs.
Bluejeans (64249) 2012-07-18 5:59
Ola Malgorzata ,
Belo momento com estas pessoas a rezar neste templo , os reflexos no chão polido ficaram lindos , gostei do rapaz a brincar sossegado , bons detalhes, parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
sacimar (26201) 2012-07-18 7:40
good image, I like the scene you captured with the woman praying and the kid playing, it is an interesting contrast, well seen,
holmertz (44482) 2012-07-18 8:27
Sometimes we see young novices playing football, here you show us a child being more interested in his toys than in the prayers. This seems to be a much more relaxed attitude to religion than we are used to in Europe, where churches are such very serious places. This is a nice photo with a good atmosphere and fine details.
rbellemare (2109) 2012-07-18 18:06
Very nice picture of yours. The light coming from outside give to this picture a quiet mood. The child playing add to the serenity of this picture.
jjcordier (78388) 2012-07-18 22:45
Chacun vaque à ses occupations -) Une très jolie scène que tu as bien mise en image.
mauro61 (52631) 2012-07-19 14:16
mi piace il POV dal basso che mette in risalto il connubbio tra il bambino che gioca e la donna che prega.
Buona la qualità con la luce perfettamente gestita.
macjake (60642) 2012-07-20 10:34
Doesn't matter what country, rich or poor, children will always be children.
you show that here.
I remember when i visited Thailand, many of the temples didn't allow photography, but some do. but it sounds like the people here are very friendly, so that helps.
a fine cultural scene, with innocence.
See you soon!
fanni (14381) 2012-07-20 13:26
indeed, children live in their own world and don't often pay attention to photographers :) Very nice scene!
but I am a little surprised: was it allowed to take photos of those who pray in the temple?
warm greetings from windy and rainy Moscow,
COSTANTINO (59273) 2012-07-20 23:32
nice moment for a potographer
nice shot,right timing to
take a shot of this kind
great contrast between the
couple and the child,
happy moment for a child
SWEETFREEDOM (23378) 2012-07-22 5:04
interesting architecture and beautiful people's picture, i like it very much.
Robert1969 (7160) 2012-07-24 7:34
A picture that tells more than a thousand
words, it is timeless and it has a great
Waylim (25368) 2012-07-26 9:21
Yes, a very fun and good title. I used to have problem when I first learn to speak English prouncing the L and the R. I could say the R very well so I was always "playing" and never praying. Lovely shot with strong colors, there is an essence of older photo quality to it, very nolstalgic. I love it.
npecanhuk (69518) 2012-08-10 18:27
Touching and beautiful picture!
Special regards to the chosen pov, composition, colors and exposure! I love the shiny floor that reflects lots of light and colors!
TFS - congrats,
Miguel82 (26546) 2015-06-09 9:34
Lovely photo illustrating the daily life in Yangon Malgorzata, a boy is playing where as her mother is praying in the famous pagoda, ravishing golden adornments, good light
- Copyright: Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) (85255)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-11-14
- Categories: Daily Life, Ceremony, Architecture
- Exposure: f/5.6, 1/100 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-07-18 1:22