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Early Morning Walk – Arulmigu Kapaeeswarar Temple, Mylapore

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(大山摄影  Da Shan Sheying).

We’ve included 15 images  with a short narrative of each image in sharing our life experiences from South India, i.e. Chennai (Old Madras).   For the first time, I strolled around the inside of Arulmigu Kapaeeswarar Temple as my previous 10+ visits where only  along the outer perimeter as always the crowds were too much.  I’m glad I stopped in this time.

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Photowalk Route – 2.4km

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Photowalk Image Gallery – Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple

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1) Sunrise above the Temple Tank Mylapore.  Add a starburst flare with the camera stopped down to f/22 plus as an added feature – red lens flare for free.
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2)  Inside looking out with an 8mm fisheye lens.
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3)  Pictures were allowed yet never for any idol in any temple .
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4) I’d like to thank this gentleman for sharing the history behind the temple – very interesting.  At the end, I asked if I could take his portrait, no problem.
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5)  Using a film VanDyke Brown look, here is the morning sunrise in Mylapore as seen in the Featured Image.
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6) Had an enjoyable conversation with these two gentlemen before I asked to take their portrait.
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7)  Using the 8mm fisheye again, it appears these five idols are “dancing”.
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8)  The main entrance of the temple in Fujifilm Acros B&W.  A little dodge & burn on the side to guide the fewer from the foreground to the background.
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9)  Elephant Fun Time – Smile
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10)  The 8mm fisheye lens is back.
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11)  The Temple Tower main entrance as seen from the outside, note recently re-painted.
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12)  Another temple tank sunrise.
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13)  Looking up the Temple Tower, look at the detail.
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14)  Temple Portrait in B&W.
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15) Looking up at Idols stacked upon each other.

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