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Posted by
Viewfinder (Bradenton, FL, United States) on 1 August 2013 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Intricate wood finishing competes with (and completes) a beautiful roof line at this Shinto Shrine, Tokyo.

NIKON D80 1/100 second F/5.0 ISO 200 50 mm

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

nice shot

1 Aug 2013 10:12am

@Soheil: Thank you.

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A beautifully framed shot Glenn! I find it very interesting that they have chosen to paint the ends of the beams in white! ;-)

1 Aug 2013 12:52pm

@Eric Cousineau: Thanks Eric. The white painted ends were unique to any other shrines or temples that we saw. Not sure why they were painted this way. Decorative? Maybe.

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

The details are amazing. Too bad the sky was blown out, but in that light you couldn't control it, I'm sure.

1 Aug 2013 8:17pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Yes. The sky was one of those "white" overcast skies and it was really hard to control exposures & contrasts.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Expert woodworking and roofing.

3 Aug 2013 7:11pm

1/100 second
ISO 200
50 mm