京都の御所 - The Emperor's Palace, Kyoto

Posted by Stu (From Scotland | Living in Kyoto, Japan) on 5 September 2008 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

This is one of the small side-gates to the Emperor's Palace in Kyoto.

Posted just for you, Mum; Yes, I'm still in the land of the living!

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Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lots of drama in the sky. The trees make interesting silhouettes. A very nice photo.

5 Sep 2008 5:26am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

What a spectacular photo!

5 Sep 2008 6:49am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

Hooray! I'm glad to see you back. And what a shot! That sky is especially good.

5 Sep 2008 6:56am

Vink from Grasse - French riviera, France

Wonderful photo !

5 Sep 2008 8:05am

kerfendal from Paris, France

wonderful shot, I like the movement of the clouds and the composition by lights on right and left sides.

5 Sep 2008 8:54am

Jean-Michel from Brussels, Belgium

I like that mysterious environment accentuated by the B/W !
Very nice picture ;-)

5 Sep 2008 12:14pm

Sowmya from India

Wonderful! This is a magical experience!

5 Sep 2008 2:14pm

Marcie from United States

Love the deep blacks. Magical..mystical feeling.

5 Sep 2008 4:24pm

Roman from Thunder Bay, Canada

this is really a beautiful shot Stu, I think your patience with exposure was rewarded handsomely....

cheers
Roman

5 Sep 2008 7:16pm

Michael from TX, United States

Really nice shot. I especially like the clouds.

6 Sep 2008 12:07am

bisha from Saitama, Japan

Beautiful! The sky adds a nice dramatic touch to the scene.

6 Sep 2008 8:33am

WABIKOJA from Shiga, Japan

Oh, I have passed in front of the gate! You may know Japan better than I!

22 Jan 2009 2:48pm

Divorce Bard from United States

Am linking to your site from a setting in verse of "The Espousal of the Rat's Daughter."

The photos are wonderful.

23 Feb 2011 11:00pm

@Divorce Bard: Thanks for the comment and link. Much appreciated.

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B&W Photography by Hoshisato

Canon EOS Kiss X
90 seconds
F/8.0
ISO 100
17 mm