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Torii, Itsukushima Shrine 2

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 8 July 2010 in Lifestyle & Culture.

At low tide you can walk out to the torii gate.

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bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

This is so cool the contrasts and the scale/perspective shown in the frame.

8 Jul 2010 5:56am

@bluechameleon: Thanks bc!

k@ from Paris, France

Love your wide foreground and the whole compo, seems a photo from old times reportage, 50's maybe... Love your strong blacks.

8 Jul 2010 10:53am

@k@: Thanks k@!

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

The person stepping across the water brings the whole shot to life!

8 Jul 2010 12:26pm

@vu@granby - Wolfgang: Thanks Wolfgang!

Ken from United States

WOW! Is it possible to fall in love with a photo and want to take it out to dinner to get to know it better? Love this! :)

8 Jul 2010 2:20pm

@Ken: Thanks Ken!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Yes, you can! I had a great time out there doing something similar.

8 Jul 2010 4:29pm

@Steve Rice: Cheers Steve!

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Great effect of timelessness with this monochrome....

10 Jul 2010 8:22am

@Japanalia: Thanks Gabriela!

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Love the classical composition and monochrome.

18 Jul 2010 4:01pm

@Damon Schreiber: Thanks Damon!