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These two statues are miniatures of China’s Emperor Qinshihuang’s Terracotta Army. The original figures are life size and number around 8000. They were buried underground at the entrance of the Emperor’s tomb to protect him in the afterlife.

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Nikon D80, 1/500sec, f/5.6, ISO 1600

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china, texture, statues, emperor, terracotta, warriors, mancuso

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  • midzing
    midzingabout 5 years ago

    fantastic image Anthony,,, love the opposing views and the treatment is fantastic,,, well done

  • many thanks Wendy, greatly appreciated ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolabout 5 years ago

    Such a facinating composition and excellent texture as always!

  • many thanks Joni, I’m very happy you like this : )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Vicki Ferrari
    Vicki Ferrariabout 5 years ago

    This is eyecatching, as in it seems like it is tricking my eyes! Wonderful compostion and photography Anthony!

  • I must admit it does the same thing to me Vicki. I never know which one to look at : )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Angie Muccillo
    Angie Muccilloabout 5 years ago

    Great work Anthony..love the composition and textures work so well :-)

  • thanks Angie, glad you like ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • rosedew
    rosedewabout 5 years ago

    Love this too! Great work!

  • thank you Rose ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • dinghysailor1
    dinghysailor1about 5 years ago

    superb imagery ! lovely work
    :))

  • appreciated Maggie, thank you : )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Scott  d'Almeida
    Scott d'Almeidaabout 5 years ago

    fabulous

  • appreciated scott ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • RicAlexander
    RicAlexanderabout 5 years ago

    Another good version, well done !

  • thank you Ric, appreciated ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • Traceyisanozzy
    Traceyisanozzyabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic Anth……….love the textures………

  • thanks again Trace ; )

    – Anthony Mancuso

  • AnaCBStudio
    AnaCBStudioabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful comp Anthony!

  • thank u Ana, appreciated : )

    – Anthony Mancuso

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