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For whom the bell tolls

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 25 November 2009 in Architecture.

Is this bokeh foreground too much for you ? If you like it, the bell tolls for you. (Sorry, Mr. Hemingway.)
November 15, 2009 @高雄、神護寺

Canon EOS 40D 1/60 second F/3.5 ISO 400 46 mm

Please leave your comments.

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Quel jeu subtil de PDC! Une image vraiment magnifique!!!

25 Nov 2009 6:10am

@Mathilde Collot: Thanks !

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Nice shot, beautiful red foreground

25 Nov 2009 7:48am

@Willem: Thanks !

Stu from Home: Scotland | Residing in Kyoto, Japan

Ooft! What an impact! Nice, strong colours.

25 Nov 2009 8:05am

@Stu: Thanks !

Nina from Haute Loire, France

I like it ! Good shot!

25 Nov 2009 8:59am

@Nina: Thanks ! The bell tolls for you !

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A shot very nice.

25 Nov 2009 11:42am

@Nazzareno: Thanks !

zOOm from Paris, France

For me ! To celebrate my birthday ! ;-)))

25 Nov 2009 12:03pm

@zOOm: Happy birthday, zOOm ! The bell tolls for you !

Mirjam from Kiev, Ukraine

Interesting with the foreground.

25 Nov 2009 12:14pm

@Mirjam: Thanks !

k@ from Paris, France

For me, Hiro, if you ask, I have to tell you... it works perfectly ! ;) Really nice smooth red and good idea to see the bell through, sure the great Ernest would love that too ;)

25 Nov 2009 1:07pm

@k@: Thanks, k@. Some temples allow people to toll their bell. I will ring the bell for you, maybe next time. I wish the great Ernest allow me to do it.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I like the bokeh in the foreground very much. It adds a dreamy and almost abstract feel. Nicely done!

25 Nov 2009 1:12pm

@bluechameleon: Thank you bluechameleon ! I'm glad you like it very much. Thanks again for your warm words. Ring the bell !

Adela Fonts Artús from Barcelona, Spain

Great composition! A really beautiful serene scene... Vibrant color and great light. Greetings. Adela

25 Nov 2009 2:46pm

@Adela Fonts Artús: Thanks !

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

The bokeh creates a dreamlike quality. Marvelous bell.

25 Nov 2009 4:05pm

@john4jack: Thanks !

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

This is beautiful and ok . Nothing to change :)

25 Nov 2009 4:25pm

@MARIANA: Thanks !

dideban from mashhad, Iran

Very beautiful my friend

25 Nov 2009 4:26pm

@dideban: Thanks, my friend !

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good evening, Hiro
They gave the bell a very nice frame. The presentation is brilliant. Dear greetings Christel

25 Nov 2009 10:26pm

@Christel: Good evening Christel Thank you for your kind comment. Best regards Hiro

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan


25 Nov 2009 11:24pm

@akarui: ありがとうございます。良い雰囲気と言っていただいてうれしいです。

mo.langel from Switzerland

Very nice shot! I like it!

26 Nov 2009 4:46pm

@mo.langel: Thanks !