An important figure, not only in Mongolian History, but world history as well. This is a statue of legendary Ghenghis Khan (Chinggis Khaan in Mongolian), who presided over the greatest empire the world has ever seen, stretching from Poland to Japan, & south to Java in Indonesia. Taken in Sükhbaatar Square, Ulan Bator.
The alignment & perspective are perfect at the top of the frame, but skewed slightly, at the bottom. Workshops welcome, to correct the steps, but leave the top, as is.
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papagolf21 (84146) 2008-06-11 2:07
Bonjour, mon ami Chris,
Merci, Chris, de nous offrir chaque fois des sujets intéressants. Vous êtes un reporter et un guide idéal pour mieux comprendre l'Asie.
Le grand angle permet de cadrer large, les défauts engendrés sont à ce prix.
Mille mercis !
snunney (80883) 2008-06-11 2:20
A good capture of this statue of the legendary man, from whom a large part of the world's population is supposedly descended according to recent DNA testing. Very good upwards point of view; the slightly skewed perspective in this case helps put the emphasis on the statue and is not too disconcerting. Very good colours and clarity.
UnTrained (0) 2008-06-11 2:34
this works because of the low POV. I am a bit astonished that they made such a dark statue of him, I had some more light expected, but that might be European expectation. Just the stairs straightened.
Lieben Gruss, Ulf
Paolo (41222) 2008-06-11 2:58
Hi Chris, interesting picture, first time that i know something about this memorial.
good POV and good composition too.
azaf1 (15929) 2008-06-11 3:18
Congrats on your 1300th foto with the statue of this great emperor. Great POV and colors
John_F_Kennedy (42048) 2008-06-11 3:25
Interesting to see from the low point. Beautiful capture. Nice colours and sharpness.
izmirli (3987) 2008-06-11 4:00
merhaba dear chris
congratulations for your 1300th post.
excellent picture and composition.magnificent Ghenghis khan and Mongolian history.well done my friend.
jhm (136868) 2008-06-11 4:19
Congratulations with your 1300th photograph on TE, this is a lot!
I find your picture very well, also quality and colours care for a excellent composition.
Religion is a other question, this is not my thing, but I have regard for everyone his religion.
Very well done.
Cretense (68687) 2008-06-11 5:51
Impressive monument and statue of this very important historical figure. Great composition and framing (although with a little crop on the left it would be more balanced), great light managment! Congratulations!
TopGeo (38196) 2008-06-11 7:15
Hi Chris! A picture most excellent, amazing view important imprinting. Technically even and photographic excellent prospect and idea this historical scene.for a excellent composition
congratulations for your 1300 more postings picturs!
jrj (34841) 2008-06-11 8:18
Probaly the right place to shoot from Chris - looking up to the big man from ancient times. Effectful result here.
lrw1966 (1632) 2008-06-11 8:56
Congratulations, just an outstanding presentation. Very wonderful. Excellent note, as well.
Cricri (103343) 2008-06-11 10:09
Une image intéressante de la statue, bon POV, détails et belle perspective, belle note aussi
Have a nice evening for you
jusninasirun (17160) 2008-06-11 10:18
Hello Chris. 1301 post? That is really a lot and congratulations for that. Excellent capture in good perspective and specially like the gold trimmings on the columns. Thanks for sharing and best regards. Jusni
barrufeto_77 (28884) 2008-06-11 12:14
Excellent simmetry! Of course, congratulations for your 300th post. I hope It won't be the last....
Gerrit (46062) 2008-06-11 13:41
impressive building and statue and a well chosen POV to accentuate that.
AiresSantos (56155) 2008-06-12 1:09
Hi dear Chris
Fine view of the legendary Ghenghis Khan statue. I like the low POV and how you framed it. Congratulations for your 1300th in TE
danos (84497) 2008-11-28 4:36
really this mythical man is a worldwise known as the man that is established the biggest empire that ever been.I like the place that his statueis located and the light that is floodlighted. Well done.