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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Belur Chennakeshava temple: The evening pictures

I had been to Beluru chennakeshava temple few times earlier and didn’t have any specific expectations when we visited it again last weekend, as a part of travel bloggers meet at Hoysala village resort.

It had rained while we were heading to Belur and the sky had cleared as we reached there. It was about 6PM and sun was preparing to set for the day, into the Arabian ocean few 100kms away. Fully clear evening sky, coloured further by setting sun offered nice photographic opportunity around this historic monument. Presence of water on the ground allowed attempting reflection shots.

Taking advantage of the special conditions, I’ve taken a few snaps of the Beluru Chennakeshawa temple premises. Encouraged by numerous comments in facebook, I’m sharing them here as a blogpost.
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Hope you like them. These are as is photos and no processing was done. If you have some tips on what else I could have done in the given situation (some different settings/angles etc), please do share
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View from outside the temple campus

There was a rainbow formed and struggled hard to capture it effectively. Below was the best I could get.
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16 comments :

Rajesh said...

Spectacular shots.

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Rajesh

ಸುಬ್ರಮಣ್ಯ ಮಾಚಿಕೊಪ್ಪ said...

ಒಳ್ಳೇ ಫೋಟೊ. ಚನ್ನಾಗಿವೆ. ಈಗ ನೀವು ಎಲ್ಲಿದ್ದೀರಿ? ಚಿಲಿಲಿ ಇಲ್ವಾ??
ನನ್ನ ಹೊಸ ಬ್ಲಾಗ್ ಲೇಖನ-'ಬೊಜ್ಜು ಕರಗಿಸುವ ತಾಯತ'-ಓದಿ-http://machikoppa.blogspot.com/2011/05/blog-post.html

Shrinidhi Hande said...

I was in Chile for one week only...

Nisha said...

Yeah, awesome photos. I particularly liked the ones with reflections.

magiceye said...

marvelous captures!!

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Nisha and Deepak

Deguide said...

Looks lovely in the evening,which camera are you using ?

Prashanth M said...

Nice photos!

first one - conventional frame would've been much better than a diagonal frame!

Team G Square said...

Nice pics , amazing temple .

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Umesh Sir, Prashanth and TGS

Umesh sir: Sony DSC H50

Prashanth: ok.. thanks fr the tip

Amar said...

Fantastically taken..:)

SUB said...

great snaps :-)

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks Amar and SUB

haribabu said...

Nice pictures!
India is a land of diversities. The people of every faith and religion live together to create a unique and colorful mosaic. There is a festival for every reason and for every season.
For more information on temples visit http://www.indiatemplesinfo.com/

Sridevi said...

Hi eNidhi,

Great snaps :-) really its very difficult to get such pictures,but you did it,good job :-)and you had a nice experience also,thanks for sharing with us :-)
for more information about Belur visit following link:
http://www.ijaunt.com/karnataka/belur