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Ginkakuji Garden

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 29 October 2008 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Famous gravel garden at this Kyoto temple.

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!

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Very nice design, Daryl...where's your self-portrait? today is Self-portrait day in case you didn't know :)

29 Oct 2008 7:24am

@Lorraine: No I didn't know Lorraine! Next time hey...?

Arash from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Interesting garden!
nice details and such a lovely place!

29 Oct 2008 7:33am

@Arash: Thank you Arash!

KIJI from valenciennes, France

One of my favorites!
Nice angle :)

29 Oct 2008 8:41am

@KIJI: Cheers KIJI!

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Really beautiful lines here. Graceful.

29 Oct 2008 10:52am

@Laurie: Thanks Laurie!

Hikari from Kumamoto, Japan

I was there about six years ago when I came for the first time , I really like the perspective !

29 Oct 2008 12:16pm

@Hikari: Thanks Hikari!

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Great graphic picture and mixing of color and B&W.
No self-portrait today ???? Would like to see you, i'm a little disappointed... :-))

29 Oct 2008 2:11pm

@Evelyne Dubos: Thanks Evelyne! I didn't realise about the self portrait thing.... but honestly, you're not missing anything!

Actually Evelyne, this shot is all colour!

Eleftheria! from Athens, Greece

No self potrait? :-(

29 Oct 2008 3:36pm

@Eleftheria!: Can't you see me behind the tree...?!

kerfendal from Paris, France

beautiful lines, very graphic topic with a beautiful elegance

29 Oct 2008 4:08pm

@kerfendal: Cheers kerfendal!

Alun Lambert from cheshire, United Kingdom

cool shot great lines

29 Oct 2008 5:17pm

@Alun Lambert: Thanks Alun!

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

The perspective of this beautiful garden is super, leading off and down to the cone.

Now where's your picture...??

29 Oct 2008 5:38pm

@Observing: Cheers Mike! As for the self-portrait... aaah.... too shy for that kind of thing!

JJ from Jersey City, United States

wonderful perspective of this amazing garden, beautiful work

29 Oct 2008 5:43pm

@JJ: Thanks JJ!

danthro from Suburbia, United States

cool composition. what is that cone thing on the right?

29 Oct 2008 8:09pm

@danthro: Thanks danthro. The cone is actually also made up of gravel!

vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

Talk about precision landscaping...

29 Oct 2008 8:45pm

@vu@granby: !! Thanks Gilles.

Fliss from Melbourne Beach, United States

Oh how I love the garden...

29 Oct 2008 8:53pm

@Fliss: It is a favourite of mine too Fliss.

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Lovely sweeping graphic gesture.

29 Oct 2008 11:04pm

@Twelvebit: Thanks Twelvebit!

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Good use of the sweeping line of the gravel garden to the focal point.

30 Oct 2008 12:01am

@Richard_Irwin: Cheers Richard!

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful zen garden picture.

30 Oct 2008 12:22am

@akarui: Thanks Olivier!

Chris from Melbourne, Australia

Nice work Daryl, such a scenic spot. I would have liked to of seen how this looks in black and white.

30 Oct 2008 1:40am

@Chris: Thank you Chris!

Doug from Long Beach, United States

I like the composition here.

3 Nov 2008 1:56am

@Doug: Thanks Doug!