Incense use in religious ritual was first widely developed in China, and eventually transmitted to Korea, Japan and Vietnam and Thailand. Incense holds an invaluable role in East Asian Buddhist ceremonies. It is reputed to be a method of purifying the surroundings, bringing forth an assembly of buddhas, bodhisattvas, gods, demons, and the like.
YOUR CRITIQUES ARE MOST WELCOME.
PLEASE, DO NOT JUST GIVE BACK THE POINTS, I'D LIKE TO SEE THE CONSTRUCTIVE CRITIQUES.
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linbs (40) 2008-11-08 6:14
it is a beautiful shot with nice colors, perspective and DOF. I like that you made the incense the main theme of the picture. The shape of the wall at the background frames it nicely too.
All the best,
cunejo200 (7281) 2008-11-08 6:31
Good morning Agnieszka,
This is a pleasant and wonderful depiction of Thai culture and religion. The perspective is good allowing viewers to see the sharp vivid flowers and incense, the deocrative urns, and of course the faithfuls. Exposure looks well managed. I long to visit THailand again, perhaps someday. My compliments...Danilo
Longroute (19396) 2008-11-08 7:33
The composition (beside the tecnique) is splendid, I think one couldn't do better. Those yellow flowers are a delight and contrast wonderfully with the rest of the image. I like the lady looking at the incense sticks.
(Referring to your note: I never comment a photo which has no sense for me - doing otherwise would have... no sense! (:-)
cuneyt-sb (6576) 2008-11-08 7:38
Thanks for visiting my gallery,
İ ve not been around for while,
Good to see there is such a good photographer here again,
Nice mood and good capture ,
paololg (31448) 2008-11-08 9:37
The religiousness of the Buddhists is always very suggestive and mysticism, and in this image you show us this beautiful atmosphere. Unfortunately your camera has assembled the focus on the flowers, while it would have been being better to assemble the focus on the girl that prays. However, is always a pleasant photo, compliment!
Ciao, happy sunday!
jaywalker (16101) 2008-11-08 10:33
Hi Agnieszka, A wonderful flower arrangement leads the eye into this beautifully composed photo, I love the unusual urns with their spectacular decoration, the lady is nicely positioned & adds that daily life look, great photo & TFS, kind regards Wilson.
dareco (17134) 2008-11-08 16:01
I really like the focus on this and also an interesting scene. Very nice colors. TFS
Graal (100466) 2008-11-09 0:03
interesujace miejsce i scena. Nie ma sie tu czego doczepic, bardzo dobrze, ze uzylas flesza, pierwszy plan jest delikatnie doswietlony i wydobywa z obrazu to co najwazniejsze. Dobry kadr i kolorystyka.
saylan-cb (12738) 2008-11-09 1:37
This is a beautiful photo!Nice coloursa and very good perspective.
Very nice work!
azaf1 (15929) 2008-11-09 2:29
Good morning Agnieszka
A very fine composition with excellent stylistic characteristics. A fine perspective sharp details and beutiful colors. All well and artistically realized.
Thank you so much for sharing and have a great day
It's funny we both have 182 fotos in our gallery!
gildasjan (42718) 2008-11-09 2:35
Une ambiance de lumière très bien restituée.
Have a nice day
marietom (34609) 2008-11-09 3:46
Belle image, bien composée, j'aime la fumée qui met une belle ambiance dans cette image.
Waylim (25424) 2008-11-10 0:01
Very beautiful image, I like the essence of the area, I can almost smell the incense. This scene is very nostalgic to me. Very nice details and good composition. Thanks
trekks (14348) 2008-11-10 2:54
You chose a good name Burberry! And I like your series on Thailand because you really captured your adventure deep into the country and its people, like this religious belief and the practice. The attention to the pots of flower in a neat row of repetition here is a good POV, even though the bokeh suffers a little because of f/4 and short FL28mm, the shap focus on the flower and 1st pot gives good detail.
Interesting presentation at this angle.
I think this capture can be more powerful if the effect of the smoke can be thick and the air is a bit darker, but for that you have to change settings and use a tripod.
Charo (51210) 2008-11-16 13:02
I love this composition in which the definition is lost gradually. Excellent details with very good depth and atmosphere. Good job.
fulvio52 (8314) 2008-11-18 4:03
Technically and artistically a top quality shot, love the chosen angle and your superb light management. Extremely atmospheric, well framed and presented, TFS!
Have a good day, I'll be seeing you.
baddori (20011) 2010-01-12 5:57
Reappears from you ... please not points.
In Italy with friends ..... not very successful.
Interesting history of incense.
The photograph captures the ... spiritual ritual.
Colors .... and certainly shot locally in the shadows.