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Rawang, Malaysia
Dec 2011
Statue converted to B&W,three textures applied.
Panasonic DMC-LX5 compact camera

We stumbled across this Buddhist temple hidden in the bushland while on the way to somewhere else. Thought we checked it out. There were lots of Buddhist deities statues along the entrances.Most of them looked very aggressive and scary! Not sure what is the significance since we couldn’t find a single soul in that temple . I assumed they were to guard the temple. It was a very interesting huge place with a lot of beautiful paintings depicting the life of Buddha.

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  • CanyonWind
  • Thanks very much POP’S for this feature,greatly appreciated.
    Glad you like this : )

    – patcheah

  • Lance Leopold
    Lance Leopoldover 2 years ago

    Oh,that’s scary,Pat,well done!!

  • LOL,Lance! I find it rather confusing when I go to a Buddhist temple overseas,they have the most grotesque statues. Scary for kids! Thanks for the kind comment.

    – patcheah

  • Jordan Miscamble
    Jordan Miscambleover 2 years ago

    I love what you’ve done here patcheah!

  • Many thanks Jordan.I like messing around with textures,still learning.It was a plain granite statue so I thought I’ll dress it up a bit : )

    – patcheah

  • Berns
    Bernsover 2 years ago

    Just Beautiful!
    .

  • I am so glad you find him beautiful : ) appreciate your kind comment and fav. He actually has a spear in his chin!

    – patcheah

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52over 2 years ago

    Great capture Pat.

    Cheers Jude xx

  • Thank you Jude for your kind comment.

    – patcheah

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerover 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your features of this most interesting work Pat !

  • Many thanks Trish! I find some of the statues in temples like this one quite intimidating : )

    – patcheah

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 2 years ago

  • Thanks very much Francis for this honour,deeply appreciated.

    – patcheah

  • Nadar
    Nadarover 2 years ago

    Nice shot Patcheah, well done.

  • Thanks Nadar : )

    – patcheah

  • Robert  Welsh
    Robert Welshover 2 years ago

    Great work.

  • Thanks Robert : )

    – patcheah

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago


    January 9th, 2012
    Happy New Year

    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges
    Mary

  • Thank you so much Mary for this privilege,deeply appreciated. Thanks for the invitation for the challenge,done.

    – patcheah

  • Best Wishes for the New Year!

    – patcheah

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