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Yi Tai Study Hall
14-MAR-2009

Yi Tai Study Hall

Kam Tin, Hong Kong view map

In about 1850, the Yi Tai Study Hall (Study Hall of Two Immortals)
was originally built to accommodate the two immortals,
Man Cheong (literary god) and Kwan Tai (martial god).
However, the plan was changed by a group of 16 local scholar-gentry.
They formed a society “The Tang Society of the Two Immortals” and
built it as a study hall for the Tangs’ children.

Posted on 16 March 2009
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Lise Trempe21-Mar-2009 13:23
Very nice perspective through the multiple entrances, great composition.
shatterbug19-Mar-2009 07:11
Beautiful composition...love how my eye is led through the image!
Petros Labrakos19-Mar-2009 03:25
wonderful presentation!
regards
Simon Chandler18-Mar-2009 02:55
Beautiful image. Excellent composition and exposure. v
endre novak17-Mar-2009 23:32
the colours rock! excellent image.
thomas17-Mar-2009 17:40
You opened the door to show us this beautiful entrance. Well composed.
Jeff Waldorff17-Mar-2009 16:41
Wonderful through-the-doors perspective with great details, CM... Excellent!
2004 17-Mar-2009 13:21
very nice perspective !
meekam tam17-Mar-2009 13:09
Hi CM, An extremely beautiful piece of art again! The composition , colours and lighting are perfect. It invites viewers to enter the building and have a feel of its history. V
Patricia Kay17-Mar-2009 11:39
Great shot CM....Interesting composition ...leading you in! BV
Guest 17-Mar-2009 03:19
Lovely color, exposure and composition. GMV
hugo poon17-Mar-2009 00:36
Another amazing find and it's perfectly composed... thanks also the history! Remarkable work CM!!!
Nikon Mama - Birgitte Ott16-Mar-2009 22:02
Spectacular 3 frames in one! Interesting - I also love the orange touch :o) ~v~
bill friedlander16-Mar-2009 20:40
Another terrific shot. Good choice of lens. V
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography16-Mar-2009 20:25
Very nice and inviting, Vote.
Walter O. Koenig16-Mar-2009 18:38
Excellent composition and point of view. Very nice details and interesting information. "V"
Enny16-Mar-2009 18:17
excellent compo and indeed very inviting to have a look inside.
Marco Valk16-Mar-2009 18:12
beautiful see through image; great color and composition. voted
Raymond16-Mar-2009 15:59
Very inviting, great colors
Alain Boussac16-Mar-2009 15:41
Nice perspective with a very good lighting and warm details. V.
Jessica-C16-Mar-2009 15:28
Very impressive, leading image.
Christian Frisquet16-Mar-2009 14:48
Another great composition ! Colors and details are perfect. vVv
ac16-Mar-2009 14:05
Cold background and warm details. Nice.
Peter Stahl16-Mar-2009 13:45
Excellent perspective, love all the stone and masonry work. It sure is nice to see since nowadays they hardly use it in these type of buildings :-)
Char16-Mar-2009 12:48
Hi CM,
A wonderful capture of this terrific scene. So many interesting textures with the wood, stone and brick. Excellent lighting and perfectly balanaced. \/
DL 16-Mar-2009 12:43
Great perspective and seems like that you are welcoming us to go inside the Study Hall.