On three island podiums on Colombo's Beira Lake, is the Seema Malaka, a Buddhist temple. Set on three linked platforms rising out of the lake, the temple has a small Bo tree & delicately carved kiosk on the two outer platforms standing on either side of the larger central structure. The temple designed by Geoffrey Bawa, one of Asia's foremost architects, with its peaceful elegance is a world away from the bustling capital, Colombo. It is intended for meditation of the Buddhist priests. The sight of these beautifully sculpted Buddha statues stretched out all around the temple is a soothing scene, somewhat incongruous as machine-gun toting military men patrol
around this lake which is right next door to the President's house.
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Estelle (2766) 2010-05-09 13:53
This photo doesn't have the pixel problem of the previous photo and fabulous.
The work on depth of field that you achieved is something that I still can't manage on my side. I'm very jealous!
albertocp (32) 2010-05-09 14:59
Very good composition and an excellent mastering of depth of field control. Congratulations.
leo61 (0) 2010-05-09 21:24
Good shot of this row of Buddha statues.I like the green tones and well done with the focuy at the third one.
pauloog (11747) 2010-05-10 1:55
The well chosen focus and the succession of figures in soft sunlit green colours make this a beautiful photo.
PixelTerror (0) 2010-05-10 9:19
A good perspective to try out the fading DoF, superb focus on the 2nd one and I like this radiating green from the statues
Have a nice day JY
photoray (11437) 2010-05-10 10:52
Interesting for you technique of narrow field of focus to draw attention, and a good position to layer the statues.
BluSimo (9392) 2010-05-30 11:47
Good evening Hemant,
this selective POV is indeed interesting. Good the choice get on focus an only face among the many statues. charming light. congratulations.