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Watching tourists Maha Ganayon.jpg
26-NOV-2008 Monique Jansen

Watching tourists Maha Ganayon.jpg

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50
1/40s f/3.2 at 12.6mm iso100 full exif

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Phil Douglis11-Feb-2009 18:08
I photographed the lunch procession at Mahagandhayon as well. And I too was surrounded by dozens of tourists (seen here in the background.) I had to work hard to find a vantage point that eliminated them. I also had to work hard to find an expressive way to build an image around a line of monks holding alms bowls. I decided to contrast a line of white clad novices to red clad monks. You can see it athttp://www.pbase.com/image/40171958