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The Way Of The Monks …

Buddhist monks at Tashilhunpo monastery in Shigatse Tibet. Founded in the 15th century it is one of the oldest and important monastery in Tibet. Throughout the centuries it has been the seat of the Panchen Lamas high ranking leaders of the Gelugpa Tibetan Buddhist tradition. As I was roaming around the monastery grounds surrounded by fabulous temples with gilded roof tops I met some Buddhist novices and caught this image … Taken with my Canon film camera using Ilford Delta 400.

8 comments on “The Way Of The Monks …

  1. Photographs by Peter Knight
    June 16, 2012

    Nice one! What an amazing place to visit – would love to go somewhere like this!!

    • Photo Media
      June 16, 2012

      Tibet is indeed amazing especially the many beautiful monasteries scattered all over the land and the best time to visit is during religious festivities :-)

  2. Travel Culture Food
    June 17, 2012

    Hey dearie, I have nominated you for the “One Lovely Blog Award” Cheers!

  3. artictern travel tales
    June 17, 2012

    Nice picture…
    why have you decided to go BnW…d scene looks like there’s plenty of rich color :)

    • Photo Media
      June 18, 2012

      Thank you … I like B/W it gives it a more dramatic effect to the image :-)

  4. Steve
    June 18, 2012

    Personally I love the B&W…adds mood to the image….great shot…and film as well !!!

    • Photo Media
      June 18, 2012

      Thank you !

  5. Rick Alonzo Photography
    June 23, 2012

    Lovely shot!

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