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Photographer's Note

Maybe surprising to see something like this filed under Austria. It's not an import - the picture was taken in a garden of a Lower Austrian village.

A sculptor from Styria has specialized in creating Buddhist and Asian-style decorations for gardens...the people use them because they like them or because out of a strong sympathy for the traditions. Some may even be Buddhists, since you can be everything else and then a Buddhist on top.

From a photographer's point of view: When taking a picture of a statue I try to treat it as a portrait shot and to pronounce the personality of the lines and the expression (that there is no danger of someone blinking is an added bonus ;))

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Sebastian Buchner (charonferryman) (21)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Black & White
  • Date Taken: 2006-10-00
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/4.3, 1/160 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2011-09-08 3:42
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