The massive burial pit at Xian, containing thousands of lifesize pottery moulds of the famous terracotta warriors. An idea of scale, can be judged by observing the crowds surrounding the pit. There are 3 main pits in total. This is pit #1.
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berek (50508) 2007-09-03 1:03
aha so interesting place. incredible details. you caught very good depth with your point of view. have a nice week.
Paolo (41230) 2007-09-03 1:08
Hi Chris...i was there at the beginnings of August!!! it's a fantastic place...well captured with all the rows of the statues and a good light too.
snunney (107513) 2007-09-03 1:08
Lots of detail here and superb depth. Somewhere I've always wanted to visit but have never had the opportunity. TFS.
Gustaw (21670) 2007-09-03 1:23
Hi, my friend!
Wow! It is very famous place! I never been in China. But I hope... Very interesting art. Good composition and interesting colours. It is big place I see. Well done!
bantonbuju (51815) 2007-09-03 1:27
this is something definitely DIFFERENT...
love this impression of immense army being packed under one roof waiting for a signal "go!"...
good one, chris,
best wishes, j.
pablominto (53746) 2007-09-03 1:32
This is one of the more interesting museums, established in situ as it is!
Seems to be fairly even light, and the exposure is well done...
Your point of view gives a good impression of the place!
bracasha75 (24591) 2007-09-03 2:14
Well i have hear for this "wariors" and is nice to see how many they are ..
Nice and really unique shot
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2007-09-03 2:36
I want to the see the terracota warriors...maybe one day.
Gerrit (52283) 2007-09-03 4:45
this place ias a wonder for its huge scale alone. Incredible.
jhm (160975) 2007-09-03 5:06
A very specially picture, with all these warrior images, depth and perspective are very well, also the terracotta colour gives attractive picture. Thanks for sharing.
Have a nice day,
danyy (0) 2007-09-03 6:55
mondialement connus ces soldtas qu'on nous a montré à tous les zooms possibles.
Une d'ensemble qui nous montre l'ampleur de la collection.
UnTrained (0) 2007-09-03 7:00
a well crowded hall, isn't it? A bit lifeless, but who cares ;-)
Impressive view and the depth shows very good the size. The people at the end look like ants. And there are another two. Very good capture for that presentation and graphically interesting with the orange bottom and top green.
Lieben Gruss, Ulf
carper (96) 2007-09-03 7:53
wauw what a photo,
I have never seen this before, thank myou for showing us this good photo, with good lines in it, have a nice day.
toto (0) 2007-09-04 0:40
Belle photo du résultat de fouilles bien menées qui nous montre toutes ces statuettes.Belle photo aussi de ce haal ce qui n' est pas facile pour avoire une bonne netteté que vous avez meme sur la profondeur.Merci Amitiés Thomas
Guenther (10915) 2007-09-04 6:20
quite an impressive view, the dimensions are incredible, the hall must be gigantic ... are you going to show some closer ups?
Thanks for sharing!
Emile (20352) 2007-09-04 9:30
Good shot of the famous place, very well captured, sharpness and colors are very good.
Great point of view, well done. TFS.
Angshu (56760) 2007-09-05 20:56
The sheer size of the place must be an awesome experience. Is this fully covered & lit only by artificial light or filtering sunlight? Lovely colours of terracotta for the excellent wide view.
keribar (43841) 2007-09-06 21:16
I kappen like many others to have shot the very same angle because I was impressed by the immensity of the place. When I came there it was so full of tourists mostly chinese, that I had to wait some time until I found a place near the balcony.
Good symmetrical shot which gives us an excellent idea of the first impression of the
last week I found my Pentax Me Super.
Keep well my friend - Izzet
MarcT (20964) 2007-09-09 2:29
It's an interesting documentary shot.
Sometimes it doesn't have to be just beautiful or artistic to be shown.
MLINES (12516) 2007-09-09 3:44
Hi Chris. This is an awesome sight for anyone. Good clear composition with excellent details visible. Natural earthy colours. TFS. Murray.
P.S. I hope to visit here one day.
guillaumejm (0) 2007-09-26 12:28
very interesing picture . It shows really well the huge dimensions of the place!.
cbrman (21675) 2007-10-18 3:54
En cherchant dans ta galerie, je suis tombé sur cette image de ces guerriers de pierres !
Je la trouve tout à fait remarquable car c'est la première fois que je vois l'étendu qu'ils occupent ! Leurs nombres est tout simplement impressionnant !
Bravo et merci pour le partage !
- Copyright: Chris Jules (ChrisJ) (118961)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-05-00
- Categories: Ruins
- Camera: Pentax Me Super, Pentax A 28mm
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Twins? [Part XVI] [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-09-03 0:35