On an wet day this marble Buddha in the garden of the Phac Hat pagoda in Hoi An was just next to a tree under which we sheltered. The tree provided good protection for taking the photo.
Marble is a popular material for sculptures in the region due to the closeness of the Marble Mountains. These days most of the marble used comes from China whilst the Marble Mountains have become a bit of a tourist trap crowded with tour coaches.
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emka (87538) 2011-12-18 22:49
I do not remember this Budda statue but one sees so many of them! beautiful white marble. Very nice composition with the framing made by trees and flowers.
mursaloglu (8682) 2011-12-19 2:52
I like this peaceful atmosphere and marvelous composition. I wish you a merry christmas. ihsan
- Copyright: Ian Fegent (ifege) (10363)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-11-06
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: Pentax K20D, Pentax 18-250
- Exposure: f/9.5, 1/125 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Indo China
- Date Submitted: 2011-12-18 21:44