The 3 days mourning for the 70,000 dead & missing in China, from the May 12 earthquake, has now finished. This was taken in May last year, near Xi'an, in neighbouring Shaanxi province, northeast of Chengdu. I'll look up the name of the temple, & edit later. I've removed a telecom tower at left, which spoilt the composition, imho.
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Paolo (41222) 2008-05-22 2:42
Hi Chris, good one, with a great close up on the roof on the foregrounf and beautiful tones too.
snunney (83885) 2008-05-22 2:51
Good point of view on this lovely architecture. The composition suits the vertical frame well. Very nice colours. The part of the roof in the immediate foreground looks ever so slightly out of focus to my eyes but does not detract from the overall scene.
Gustaw (21670) 2008-05-22 2:51
Hi, my friend!
Next interesting photo from China. I see very oryginal chinise architecture. Interesting colours and good light. Well done.
izmirli (3987) 2008-05-22 2:52
merhaba dear chris
excellent interesting roofs and composition.beautiful colours.well done.
jemaflor (84777) 2008-05-22 3:35
Well framed with this original and beautiful roof on the foreground, good depth and light effect for tones.
ysabaner (1069) 2008-05-22 3:54
Very differet perpective, colors and sharpness very nice. Best Regards.
jhm (139268) 2008-05-22 4:39
Thank you for to think at the people from China, 70.000 dead and missing through the earthquake, maybe a lot more!
I like this specially roof with the difference decorations, this is a artwork.
Also the buildings to the right are very successfull.
Very well done.
Greetings from Belgium,
pablominto (53744) 2008-05-22 4:45
It is amazing to see how much effort they put into decorating, even the roof pans are small pieces of art!
I like the fine feeling of depth in the composition, I also notice the rich colours and sharp fine details both front and back...
Floydian (30970) 2008-05-22 7:13
Very interesting pov you found here. A tight framing, but really shows what's it all about and brought in a fine composition with strong colours...very ncie work.
lrw1966 (1632) 2008-05-22 7:32
Wonderful composition and note. The colors are just fantastic. Very well done.
gracious (20025) 2008-05-22 13:01
Many thanks for sharing the Chinese style of temple architecture with us, much appreciated! very good pov to include all temple structure and design in perfect sharpness, nice colour and details
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2008-05-22 13:47
Nice POV for sure! The red colours are also great!
jusninasirun (17160) 2008-05-22 19:36
Hello Chris. Nice bright capture of this tample in strong detail and colors. Pleasant perspective and thanks for sharing. Regards. Jusni
vincz (19113) 2008-05-23 0:25
Great compsotion with the orange roof in the front and the red pillars in the back. Well done.
marietom (34607) 2008-05-23 2:08
Amusant parallèle entre les pointes de cet édifices et la forme du sapin. C'est bien vu.
Silvio1953 (122353) 2008-05-26 4:16
Hi Chris, great composition with splendid architecture, fantastic colors, very well done, ciao Silvio
noborders (1010) 2008-05-27 1:47
Hi Chris, I would never have thought of taking a photo with such an angle and yet it works pretty well ! In a rather narrow courtyard I guess... Interesting and beautiful in the same time, with such happy colours !
Blairfraser (849) 2008-05-28 12:54
This is a really great picture. Your composition is really good from your higher point of view. I also really like the colours here!
Very well done!