Potlatch Park was built on the old fishing grounds of the Tlingit Natives of Southeast Alaska, just 10 miles north of the quaint Alaskan town of Ketchikan. Take an awe-inspiring trip back to the 19th century as you explore a fully recreated Native Alaskan village, including 5 tribal homes and beautifully carved totems.
Inside the park is a large Clan House (tribal house) with several smaller tribal houses alongside. Each tribal house has elaborate wall carvings both inside and out. The main Clan house (my picture shows) has four differently carved house posts, as well as a huge wall carving of a mother bear and her cub.
(From online source)
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Nicou (145150) 2014-07-28 6:20
quelle vue de ce club House tout en bois avec la belle statue cette paroi de bois et les dessin merveilleuse image et lumière.
Bravo et amitié
lousat (93606) 2014-07-28 15:11
Hi Tiffany,one of the most unique and original interior seen on TE..ehehe..truly strange and truly beautiful,i like a lot the desing and the great quality of your pic despite the difficult light.Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
daddo (27010) 2014-07-28 15:52
Hi Tiffany. On our indigenous TV station I have seen the current carvers at work and it is satisfying to know that the tradition is alive despite the history of dispossession and persecution of the First Nations.Their art style reminds me of the Ainus, the tribal people of Japan who also held the bear in reverence. Nice to see this sort of photo on TE. Regards. Klaudio.
abmdsudi (55604) 2014-07-28 16:22
What a great heritage, I am learning so much from your narratives of a well crafted and composed image providing us with much interest and enjoyment. Given the conditions, shutter speeds and view point, you have done a fab job in capturing the great specimen of the tribal woodwork with exceptional amount of detail - it takes time to look at this - so much to see. Beautiful warm interior and you did an excellent job with the exposure, lots of atmosphere captured too. It's a wonderful insight into the way it is. Great capture, Congrats
berek (50504) 2014-07-29 0:05
Colorful inside view . You managed color saturations and light very good . Intersting view my friend
Tigerlily (3379) 2014-07-29 14:16
Beautifully captured image, wonderful colour and detail. An interesting place..:-)
Cricri (121227) 2014-07-30 3:06
Un intérieur très intéressant et beau a découvrir, bonne lumière et couleurs, très jolie
npecanhuk (75592) 2014-07-31 7:20
Very interesting details!
Very attractive interior & art picture!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, horizontal format, chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
fabbs99 (17167) 2014-09-06 12:18
Great image with excellent sharpness.The tribal house has got lovely figures on the walls.Very well presented.TFS.
nikkitta (17066) 2014-09-10 16:09
Good carving taken with well managed light, very interesting and original capture
- Copyright: Tiffany Liu (Oceania) (5202)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-06-02
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: CANON EOS 6D
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/60 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Alaska & British Columbia
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-28 5:26