24 foot,80 ton white marble statue of Quan Yin in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Buddhist Monk Thick Dang Phap thought that this was the best place to set up his Buddhist Meditation Center. North of Los Angeles, CA on highway 395.
Taken with Nikon D90 18-105 lens on a tripod -2,0,&+2. Processed Photomatix Pro 3 and Elements 7 with Topaz filters.