photo sharing and upload picture albums photo forums search pictures popular photos photography help login
MummaDragon | all galleries >> Tinh Hoi Pagoda, Da Nang. > Door Panel 8
previous | next
Door Panel 8
04-JUN-2011 Alwyne Smith

Door Panel 8

Da Nang, Vietnam

At the top pf Le Dinh Duong, on Ong Ich Kiem , there is a pagoda set back from the street. Outside, on the street, sellers make delicious Banh Xeo and sell fruit, and inside, kids climb the sturdy trees and ride their bikes like maniacs in safety from the frantic traffic. The doors to the hall are sturdy carved wood with fantastic figures. Fabulous warriors and gilded dragons guard the doors on either side. Just inside the door is a many-armed figure, each hand holding an eye in the centre of its palm. Aloft by the door is a floating wooden fairy-like figure, holding plastic flowers. The focus of worship is a gigantic gold-painted Buddha at the back of the room. Photos by Alwyne.

Canon EOS 7D
1/250s f/3.5 at 55.0mm iso1600 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
share
Type your message and click Add Comment
It is best to login or register first but you may post as a guest.
Enter an optional name and contact email address. Name
Name Email
help private comment