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Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 14 November 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

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Trust that little voice in your head that says "Wouldn't it be interesting if...." and then do it.

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GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan


14 Nov 2009 7:27am

Yvon from Orleans, France

Fantastic shot
wonderful sky

14 Nov 2009 7:47am

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Gorgeus composition !
I love the golden atmosphere.. so full of grace, harmony and plenitude !
Congratulations for this marvellous capture.. 5* ! :-)

14 Nov 2009 10:10am

k@ from Paris, France

... and peaceful - very welcome image for the beginning of the week-end, love the temple's roof silhouette*

14 Nov 2009 10:29am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW! This is lovely! Great tones and silhouettes. Very well done

14 Nov 2009 10:58am

Remus from Portugal

Wonderful composition and excellent use of light for a superb result.

14 Nov 2009 12:55pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Beautiful silhouette Stu.

14 Nov 2009 1:05pm

zOOm from Paris, France

Splendid colors in the sky. And I love this architectural silhouette. Perfectly revealed here.

14 Nov 2009 1:28pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Super compo and silhouette . Beautiful golden tones .

14 Nov 2009 1:30pm

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

My first thought: Wow!

My second thought: What a gorgeous scene for a wonderful postcard!

My third thought: Hey, this small cloud is shaped like a birdie...! (Hope I'm not the only one who's able to see THAT...) ;-)

14 Nov 2009 2:44pm

bigezbear from New Orleans, United States

My God, the clouds are calligraphic. I also love the echoes of the surrounding nature in the curving eaves of the building. Beautiful photo.

14 Nov 2009 3:45pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A beautiful photo with nice golden tones, well done Stu

14 Nov 2009 6:04pm

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

amazing tones and silhouette! it highlights the beautiful architecture of the building.

14 Nov 2009 6:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Breathtaking. Love the perfect composition and tones. Which temple is this pagoda associated with?

14 Nov 2009 7:27pm

@Steve Rice: Hi Steve, this is Yasaka pagoda. Otherwise known as Houkanji.

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Beautiful and quietful shot !!!!

14 Nov 2009 7:41pm

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Beautiful compo. The light and tones are fantastic.

14 Nov 2009 11:52pm

Michael from United Kingdom

The temple (?) really gives this beautiful image sense of peace, it's wonderful.

15 Nov 2009 12:49am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Stunning. Superb silhouettes.

15 Nov 2009 1:35am

Levi from West Vancouver, Canada

beautiful my friend! love the sunlight and silhouette!

15 Nov 2009 2:14am

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

a timeless image , indeed. perfect timing, superb composition, lovely tones!

15 Nov 2009 3:48am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

lovely colors and composition

15 Nov 2009 4:42pm

Val37 from Tours, France

Amazing tones and silhouette ! I like it !

15 Nov 2009 5:16pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

very nice.

15 Nov 2009 5:42pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


17 Nov 2009 5:27pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

5 star faaabulous!!!!

24 Nov 2009 1:05am

April from Iloilo City, Philippines

awesome silhouette....such warmth is being generated from the picture...

30 Nov 2009 4:21pm