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Intricate beauty
Resting carving by the Tiber
 Carving traditional lacquerware
An atrisan with his gourd carving
Ice sculptor at work
Royal Kuba King Art:
stone carving at a Masjid of 15th cent.
The Pillar
Contrast in Color : 2nd Century Budhist Karla Caves at Lonavala, India
Tsukiji Rush Hour
Maori Carving
Artists working on sculpture
Jack-o-vape
Master Pumpkin Carving Contest
A man carves out his name in Khmer on a well he helped construct
An old horse hitch in Bruges
Discovering the madersa
An man practices making figurines to sell as souvenirs as tourism develops along the Mekong
Carved Bears
Stone carving of Buddha from the Yungang Grottoes in China.
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Contrast in Color : 2nd Century Budhist Karla Caves at Lonavala, India

This is by far the biggest single rock cut cave prayer room (chaityagraha) in all of India. The picture captures the entrance to the prayer room. My friend who was visiting the cave had a bright pick rain jacket that lit up the otherwise grey rock sculptures. Its a memorable picture for "contract in color" and the scale of this wonderful temple built 2000 years ago.

TAGS: Buddhist, Carving, Cave, India, Stone

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Pune, India
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© Nagaraj Balasubramanian.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 09.2016
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 6, 2016, 12:23 a.m.
Camera Make: Apple
Camera Model: iPhone 5s
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/33
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO40
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PHOTO LOCATION Lonavala, India