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Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 22 July 2013 in Architecture and Portfolio.

The way into the often beautiful grounds of the various Buddhist and Shinto temples and shrines, as well as many of the magnificent palaces of Japan, is often marked by a large and impressive gate - as is the case here at a Kyoto Buddhist holy place.

Many people pass through these gates - the faithful and the tourists alike. None can be unimpressed.

NIKON D80 1/125 second F/6.3 ISO 100 55 mm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A beautifully composed shot Glenn! Definitely an impressive gateway! ;-)

22 Jul 2013 1:39pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thank you Eric. Yes, this is one of the many (impressive) gateways we saw and went through in our time over there.

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

Your elevated PoV adds a bit of mystery to this image ... were you at the top of a long flight of steps?

22 Jul 2013 4:41pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Yes, I was. Thanks.

Sharon Pleasants from Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Very majestic and awe inspiring.

23 Jul 2013 12:47am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Very beautiful. These gates are always impressive as you say.

24 Jul 2013 6:19am

1/125 second
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