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Eikando - 永観堂

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 13 May 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Canon EOS 50D 1/100 second F/8.0 ISO 400 17 mm

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MMC Photos from THE COLONY, United States

Very beautiful Japanese Garden.

13 May 2009 5:13am

@MMC Photos: Thx MMC!

Ken from United States

Stu, a lot going on here. The tiny waterfall, the pond, the buildings and it all works together like a beautiful piece of sheet music.

13 May 2009 5:48am

@Ken: Thx for the comment Ken!

Sash from Adelaide, Australia

Pretty...Just another part of Japan that I miss so much... sigh... BTW, have you used ISO 325 yet? The reason that I ask is because it's just great to know that we can use ISO 325 should we so desire. ;)

13 May 2009 6:01am

@Sash: Thx Sashmo. Haven't used 325 yet, and probably won't (for reasons I'll explain next time we Skype) ;-)

Mijo from Rognonas, France

I like your blog !!!
Très jolies photos ! je vais prendre le temps de le visiter !

13 May 2009 6:39am

@Mijo: Thx Mijo! Thx for dropping by and leaving a comment.

Akihiro from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent. It is really beautiful composition.

13 May 2009 6:54am

@Akihiro: ありがとうございました あきひろさん!

John Leech from Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom

A beautiful example of the formal garden, and beautifully captured.

13 May 2009 9:59am

@John Leech: Thx John. They really are incredible places.

dkc from Xanthi, Greece

Just a lovely sample of a traditional Japanese garden...Did you try it with a slower shutter speed? the water in that little waterfall might look smoothier...

13 May 2009 10:17am

@dkc: Thx dkc! If I'd had my tripod with me I might have tried that. This was at 100th/sec - enough for my unsteady hands with no image stabilization. Would have looked good, I'm sure.

amirreza from tehran, Iran

wow lovly shot
very look like's dreamland

13 May 2009 11:44am

@amirreza: Thx amirreza! Keep on dreamin'.

Daryl from Farnham, United Kingdom

So many beautiful colours, really great capture.

13 May 2009 12:18pm

@Daryl: Thx Daryl. Nowhere like this back in Blighty, huh!

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States

Great shot

13 May 2009 12:24pm

@Onlymehdi: Thx for commenting!

Marie LC from Voiron, France

Beautiful and romantic

13 May 2009 2:20pm

@Marie LC: Marie, you have to see this place. I can't do it justice here. Thx for the comment!

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Very beautiful presentation my friend! So many splendid colours and fine details, yet none is causing uncomfortable distraction and cluttering the clarity of the lovely sight ... wonderful shot!!

13 May 2009 2:29pm

@hugo poon: Thx Hugo. It was quite a challenge composing it actually.

kisskool from fontainebleau, France

beautiful landscape

13 May 2009 6:35pm

@kisskool: Thankyou, kisskool! Appreciate your comment.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


21 May 2009 5:59pm