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Classic Blend of East Meets West
24-JAN-2009

Classic Blend of East Meets West

Tai Fu Tai Mansion, Hong Kong view map

The eaves are embellished with unicorns, birds and baroque flowers.
They fully demonstrate the popularity of western influence on building design in 1860ís.

Posted on 4 February 2009
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Marco Valk07-Mar-2009 21:25
very nice shot; a great find. v
Chris Spracklen10-Feb-2009 09:19
Brilliantly taken architectural shot, CM.
Your photo's are always immaculately composed, my friend. (V)
2004 08-Feb-2009 06:40
excellent composition !
Simon Chandler05-Feb-2009 06:40
Beautiful. Rich in tone. v
Wenche Aune04-Feb-2009 23:03
Beautiful! V
bill friedlander04-Feb-2009 22:11
Good angle, and the color contrast adds a lot of impact. V
shatterbug04-Feb-2009 20:40
Great perspective and repetitions...terrific light too!
Peter Stahl04-Feb-2009 20:11
Beautiful looking workmanship. Well presented CM !
Monique LaguŽ04-Feb-2009 20:05
Superb this perspective and love the colors. v
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography04-Feb-2009 20:02
Superb, good eye, Vote :)
Char04-Feb-2009 16:58
Hi CM,
This is a fantastic composition. Great POV and wonderful details. \/
XiaoBernard9904-Feb-2009 16:46
very interesting to see your comment and the different colours in this building.
The finesse of the painting is great and delightful.I like the "Japanese" black support for the delicate painting.V
Walter O. Koenig04-Feb-2009 15:33
Interesting juxtaposition of architectural elements. "V'
DL 04-Feb-2009 13:15
Great composition, nice shot!
Sofia Solomennikova04-Feb-2009 13:06
Wonderful! V
an nguyen04-Feb-2009 13:01
Beautiful structure blend and gorgeous details...