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Elephant mount - Royal Palace, Bangkok

Elephant mount - Royal Palace, Bangkok

Elephants were not permitted in the palace grounds, so this special mounting area was built, separating the palace from the outside. The elephant was brought to this area where the king would step away from the palace and mount the elephant.

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
1/640s f/6.3 at 17.0mm iso200 full exif

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Doug J29-Feb-2004 10:17
Thank you. I liked the proportion and harmony of the architect's lines.
Guest 22-Feb-2004 02:05
very fine lines to the composition...what the architect would've framed, no doubt.