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The Calligrapher's Tools

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 1 March 2014 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

At a Zen temple, three calligraphy brushes hang to dry over a small sink.

FUJIFILM X100S 1/210 second F/2.0 ISO 200 23 mm

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My spotlight images.

Le Krop from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Un graphisme que j'aime bien.

1 Mar 2014 7:06am

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

La courbe du bec s'oppose aux parallèles des pinceaux...un graphisme très étudié .
Bien vu. Bonne journée.

1 Mar 2014 7:59am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain


1 Mar 2014 8:21am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

One year ago a lady gave me Japanese brushes, ink and paper for introducing me Japanese calligraphy ... forgot to tell me that the brushes hang to dry, to finish the job ... interesting image and excellent framing!

1 Mar 2014 9:52am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

And some of their writing is art; for sure:)

1 Mar 2014 11:17am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Very nice composition.

1 Mar 2014 11:18am

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Interesting...:-) well seen, excellent composition.

1 Mar 2014 1:36pm

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

A superb still life.

1 Mar 2014 1:51pm

Alfredo J. Martiz J. from Panama City, Panama

Fantastic composition, I loved the framing. Beautiful in b/w!

1 Mar 2014 2:06pm

Martine from bousval, Belgium

J'adore+++ superbe composition et magnifique B&W 5*

1 Mar 2014 2:25pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An excellent find and beautiful image.

1 Mar 2014 5:58pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

I love this and I love working with ink and a cup of zen tea :-) I'd love to see the artworks done with it too!

1 Mar 2014 10:56pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

This is an absolutely beautiful composition.

2 Mar 2014 1:26am

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'aime beaucoup ce cadrage et ces effets aux matières

2 Mar 2014 8:06am

k@ from Paris, France

Exxxcellent work.

2 Mar 2014 8:20pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

2 Mar 2014 8:21pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful image wonderfully composed ...
Congratulations on the Spotlight !!!

2 Mar 2014 8:32pm

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Congrats !

2 Mar 2014 8:46pm

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Excellent... Congratulations on the Spotlight.

3 Mar 2014 2:56am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight!

3 Mar 2014 4:39am

Diana from San Francisco, United States

Congratulations on the spotlight.

3 Mar 2014 4:52am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

A very good composirion imposing attention through its simplicity and suggestive power! Congratulations for the Spotlight!*****

3 Mar 2014 7:46am

Marie-France from Angers, France

Superbe ! félicitations pour ce spotlight !

3 Mar 2014 9:42am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Beautiful compo and tonality. Bravo for the spot ! :-)

3 Mar 2014 11:30am

Kyu from Japan

Congratulations on the Spotlight, Stu. It's a fantastic B&W shot.

3 Mar 2014 11:37am

Etsu from Japan

Intriguing image. Excellent monochrome. Congratulations on the spotlight !! Have a wonderful week. :)

3 Mar 2014 11:58am

indrajit from kankavli, India

congrats. great blk n wht tone

3 Mar 2014 1:22pm

Eric C. from Un peu partout, France

Superb & congrats !

3 Mar 2014 5:53pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

3 Mar 2014 6:43pm



3 Mar 2014 6:44pm

corpusmind from Besançon, France

Very nice shot..rythm and lines

3 Mar 2014 9:11pm

Monik from PARIS, France

Excellente composition et superbe traitement. Mes félicitations!

4 Mar 2014 7:28am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan


4 Mar 2014 12:01pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fabulous image! Gorgeous b&w. Congratulations on the Spotlight!

5 Mar 2014 1:18am

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

El meu mon desconegut by Adela Fonts

Stuart Gibson by Ludovic Roudet