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Todaiji 4: Purify

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 20 May 2009 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Visitors to Todaiji temple in Nara purify themselves in the smoke from this incense burner.

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!

Standley from Carquefou, France

Very nice B&W conversion. They seem so concentrated!

20 May 2009 8:32am

@Standley: Thank you Richard!

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

excellent tones -- and a very captivating and candid image!! a lovely photograph!

20 May 2009 3:15pm

@dj.tigersprout: Cheers dj!

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Excellent b/w image..

20 May 2009 3:44pm

@Sarito: Thanks Sarito!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Yes, they are very serious about the process it seems. A priceless cultural shot so nicely done. The B&W tones are superb.

20 May 2009 5:50pm

@Steve Rice: Thank you Steve!

observing from North West, United Kingdom

Brilliant B/W image... I think I would need a whole bunch of sticks :-0

20 May 2009 8:27pm

@observing: Sinner!

Marc from Halluin, France

I don't understand all

20 May 2009 8:37pm

@Marc: Thanks Marc... it's a different culture!

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Nice tones here.

20 May 2009 10:54pm

@Twelvebit: Cheers Twelvebit!

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Excellent tones and expressions your have captured...I really like this.

21 May 2009 4:58am

@bluechameleon: Thanks bc!