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Butter lamp: Ganden Monastery

At the 15th century Ganden Monastery in Lhasa, the potential for images was great. Yet it seemed to me that this simple yak butter lamp captured the essence of the place. Light for enlightenment, focus. Fuel donate by passing pilgrims.

TAGS: Candles, China, Fire, Lhasa

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© Dorothy Thompson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2018
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 18, 2018, 6:07 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D80
Focal Length: 28mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO1600
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PHOTO LOCATION Lhasa, China