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Making of a Temple - 21

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 22 January 2013 in Architecture and Portfolio.

This is the entrance to the Temple from the side. There is a similar entrance on the opposite side too.

CASIO EX-Z60 1/640 second F/4.4 38 mm (35mm equiv.)

Sophie from Fournets Luisans, France

beautiful !

22 Jan 2013 5:59am

@Sophie: Thank you Sophie :-)))

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

I like the ornate elephants :-)

22 Jan 2013 6:12am

@Mooie: Thank you Mooie :-)))

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

What a wonderful place to enter

22 Jan 2013 7:21am

@Doug: Thank you Doug :-)

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Beautiful, beautiful*****:-))Haleja.

Happy ST day ,my friend!

22 Jan 2013 8:39am

@Oiva: Thank you OIva Happy ST to you too :-))))

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Grand entrance and beautiful carving work!

22 Jan 2013 8:52am

@Stephen: Thank you for the appreciation Stephen :-)))

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition !This entrance is superb !

22 Jan 2013 11:27am

@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene :-)))

omid from mashhad, Iran

Nice & amazing!

22 Jan 2013 11:47am

@omid: Thank you Omid :-)

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

So Grand and welcoming, Welcome back Devi :-) The elephants are just sublime.

22 Jan 2013 11:53am

@Kate: Thank you Kate It's lovely to be back amidst all of you here :-)))))

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

beautiful framing

22 Jan 2013 12:11pm

@Jules: Thank you Jules :-)))

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

I can only wonder at the statues of those factors skills.

22 Jan 2013 12:26pm

@Jypyä Pop: Yes absolutely Jypya these artists are blessed... I mean all the artists all over the world !!!

tataray from france, France

magnifique cadrage sur cette superbe entrée.)

22 Jan 2013 1:11pm

@tataray: Merci Tatar@y :-)))

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Good symmetry and a nice lead in to the frame.

22 Jan 2013 1:52pm

@Curly: Thank you Curly... I value your comments a lot :-)

mohkum from cochin, India

Nice composition and tones! Great skills!

22 Jan 2013 4:18pm

@mohkum: Thank you mohkum :-))

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Un cadrage au millimètre avec les deux éléphant et cet escalier super.

22 Jan 2013 5:06pm

@Nicou: Merci Nicou :-))

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful composition and amazing details.
Another shot displaying great skills in stone works.
Excellent presentation, Devi. :)

22 Jan 2013 5:21pm

@Sam: Thank you Sam :) You can see shades of the maakkoalam in front.They were also performing a Homam inside.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Simple yet very elegant entranceway! Nicely captured Devi! ;-)

22 Jan 2013 7:06pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you Eric :-))

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Very nice framing, elephants are decorated. It is progressing slowly. A long and difficult work. Great shot.
Have a good evening.

22 Jan 2013 8:48pm

@gerard1948: Thnk you Gerard :-)) Have a good day..It's 5 right now .

outsidersworld from everywhere, Germany

Yes, it looks very nice. The stairway and the elephant, left and right, inspire me spiritually as the temple looks like when it is completed. I am glad that you're back and feel good.

22 Jan 2013 9:36pm

@outsidersworld: Thank you Outsidersworld for the's nice to be back..but basically my husband and I are incorrigible travel bugs:)

Spright from Small Town, South Africa

A welcoming entrance, nicely framed.

24 Jan 2013 10:25am

@Spright: Thank you Spright :-)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Things are shaping up on this side. The stairway seems ready.

24 Jan 2013 1:27pm

@Steve Rice: Things have already started happening inside Steve...The rituals of a normal temple started in January 2011

sampath from India

amazing photos..i have seen the almonds,figs(athi pootha pol),teomples and all of them..I never knoew baout your abilities as a photgrapher..fanatstic..loved it..

12 Feb 2013 11:48am

@sampath: Thank you Sampath...I am just an amateur...

1/640 second
38 mm (35mm equiv.)