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Seirei, Myokenzan 3

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 12 May 2008 in Architecture.

"Seirei" is a worship hall designed by architect Shin Takamatsu, part of the Myokenzan shrine complex.

Unfortunately I chose a stupid angle to take this so I got a lot of unnecessary details surrounding the hall which I couldn't effectively crop out, hence my attempt at trying to mask it all with the blurring. I thought I'd post this anyway as this was the only shot I got showing the hall in its entirety.

I apologise in advance if I'm tardy with commenting on your blogs or returning comments during the week... I will get to you though!

gandz from Kharkiv, Ukraine

what an interesting building this is!

12 May 2008 6:40am

@gandz: Thank you gandz!

Saeed from ahwaz, Iran

such an amazing place! nice shot!

12 May 2008 7:01am

@Saeed: Thanks Saeed!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Interesting. At first glance I thought it was some kind of wacky multiple exposure filter. It seems like those corners would be a little difficult to use effectively.

12 May 2008 4:18pm

@Twelvebit: You're right there Twelvebit!

vu@granby - Gilles Martineau from Granby, Québec, Canada

Very impressive worship hall.

12 May 2008 11:47pm

@vu@granby - Gilles Martineau: It is isn't it Gilles?

standley from brou-sur-chantereine, France

Such an amazing place. I love the geometry!

13 May 2008 7:17pm

@standley: It's interesting isn't it standley?

Gnarf from Stockholm, Sweden

Actually I think its a cool angel. The extra surrounding details just adds to the complexity of the building. Good job with the blurring!

14 May 2008 11:58am

@Gnarf: Cheers Gnarf!