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Sun Temple Konark 16

Posted by
Devi (Chennai, India) on 17 November 2014 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The close up of one elephant...holding a soldier in it's trunk

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Touching the picture. It seems to me that the elephant is bringing in wounded soldiers to help close.

17 Nov 2014 5:13am

@Jypyä Pop: That's a beautiful explanation Jypya :) Thank you.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

The detail here on such a grand scale must be overwhelming to behold . .

17 Nov 2014 5:22am

@Ronnie 2¢: Yes > Indeed it was !!!!

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel détail et vue cette trompe avec le petit personnage superbe.

17 Nov 2014 6:06am

@Nicou: Merci Nicou :)

gerard1948 from Spain

Beautiful sculpture and Excellent detail. The light is beautiful, a magnificent picture.
Have a good week.

17 Nov 2014 7:00am

@gerard1948: Thank you gerard:)

ursulakatariina from Uusikaupunki, Finland

Wow, great detail.

17 Nov 2014 7:25am

@ursulakatariina: Thsnk you Ursula:)

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellente compo

17 Nov 2014 7:43am

@PATRICK: Thank you PATRICK :)))

Sam from Chennai, India

Great closeup shot of this beautiful sculpture. Wonderful details and textures.
Excellent, Devi. I like this :)

17 Nov 2014 8:15am

@Sam: Thank you Sam :)

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Très beau symbole sculpté dans la pierre

17 Nov 2014 9:30am

@Mamyni: Merci Mamyni:)

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

impressive art and detail***

17 Nov 2014 9:38am

@Dimitrios: Thank you Dimitrios:)))

Helen from Melbourne, Australia

My word! I am glad you are there for the commentary Devi! What a wonderful guide you are! I am enjoying my visit immensely.

17 Nov 2014 10:20am

@Helen: Thank you Helen:)))) Your words are very very encouraging. Thank you again :)) I am grateful:)

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Très beau détail

17 Nov 2014 10:36am

@Martine Libouton: Merci Martine:)

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

An excellent series that takes me back more years than I care to remember:) I have a lasting memory of the chariot wheels you documented so well

17 Nov 2014 11:55am

@grouser: Thank you very much Grouser. I am touched. I am grateful :))))

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Ah, elephant is a great creature.

17 Nov 2014 11:55am

@Hiro: Thank you Hiro :)))

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

great closeup of the detail. nice work

17 Nov 2014 12:25pm

@beach: Thank you beach :)))

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

magnifiques détails de cette sculpture... Extra.)

17 Nov 2014 12:55pm

@tataray: Merci tataray:)))

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendide capture of the detail !

17 Nov 2014 1:12pm

@Mhelene: Thank you Mhelene:)

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

17 Nov 2014 2:01pm

@Shaahin Bahremand: Thank you Shaahin :)

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Nice picture, I've heard that elephants are able to help people in many jobs!:-))))))))))))))))))))))))))))Haleja.

Happy new week minun hyvä kaveri!

17 Nov 2014 2:23pm

@Oiva: Yes Oiva..Elephants help people a lot. They are lovely animals...

mohkum from Cochin (Kochi), India

Outstanding work captured nicely! Great tones here!

17 Nov 2014 2:50pm

@mohkum: Thank you mohkum :)

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Beautiful detail with story

17 Nov 2014 3:12pm

@Marjolein: Thank you Marjolein :)

Slackwater Don from Spokane, United States

A fine close up of this graphic image of this hapless soldier.

17 Nov 2014 3:45pm

@Slackwater Don: Thank you Don.....

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Great close up so we can see the detail. A story in the photo.

17 Nov 2014 3:55pm

@Bruce: Thank you Bruce:)))

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent detail!!!!
Great close-up!

17 Nov 2014 4:22pm

@Lalena: Thank you Lalena:)

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

What a beautiful image. I like the friendly gesture of the elephant. I like elephants!

17 Nov 2014 4:25pm

@Adela Fonts: Thank you Adela:)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Wow, that is an interesting detail! Thanks for this superb series.

17 Nov 2014 9:37pm

@Steve Rice: Much obliged Steve:))))

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A fabulous image! Fantastic craftsmanship and beautiful detail. I am sure that this all tells a great story.

17 Nov 2014 9:53pm

@Elaine Hancock: Yes Elaine...stories everywhere..and I had a handful of hours:)))

curieuzeneuzemosterdpot from somewhere between viewer and subject, Belgium

excellent details, devi! :-))

17 Nov 2014 10:45pm

@curieuzeneuzemosterdpot: Thank you Curiez. :))))

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

Wonderful detail and textures

18 Nov 2014 12:16am

@Anina Botes: Thank you Anina :)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

nice close up. fine textures

18 Nov 2014 4:55am

@john4jack: Thank you John :)))

L'Angevine from Angers, France


18 Nov 2014 8:50am

@L'Angevine: Merci L'Angevine:)))

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States


18 Nov 2014 6:44pm

Patrick M. from Lille, France

All the charm of this range by elephant

19 Nov 2014 9:02am

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