Trichy Temple

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© David Lazar
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Photo Info
UploadedAugust 11, 2007
TakenJanuary 21, 2007
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D70s
Exposure1/800 sec at f/14
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

This photo is taken at the top of the 83m high Rock Fort - the only outcrop in the otherwise flat land of the city of Trichy in Tamil Nadu. Looking back down towards the hazy city, we see another decorative Hindu temple.

78 responses

  • Aelica

    Aelica (Deleted) gave props (11 Aug 2007):

    It suche a great compositions...seems a painting... Alice

  • jamon johnson

    jamon johnson gave props (11 Aug 2007):

    Absolutely a scene from some mystical place! Submit this photo please.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (12 Aug 2007):


  • lauren smith

    lauren smith said (12 Aug 2007):

    so lovely...

  • nicholas

    nicholas gave props (12 Aug 2007):

    Such an awesome capture!

  • Mario Arizpe

    Mario Arizpe gave props (18 Aug 2007):

    This is immacualte! Great shot!

  • srujana akkiraju

    srujana akkiraju said (19 Aug 2007):

    woww!!fantastic shot! ive been here from india...nice to see!!

  • srujana akkiraju

    srujana akkiraju said (19 Aug 2007):

    love the way the cityscape blends into the orange of the sky!!

  • Nick Edens

    Nick Edens gave props (21 Aug 2007):

    Wonderfull! Love the warm tones as well as the whole compsition. Great!

  • Jamie Bloomquist

    Jamie Bloomquist gave props (22 Aug 2007):

    Spend your 100 well.

  • Ayodeji Dawodu

    Ayodeji Dawodu gave props (24 Aug 2007):

    The most unbelievable landscape, beautiful great job!!!!!!!

  • Nick Fuller

    Nick Fuller gave props (27 Aug 2007):

    this is stunning - great capture

  • Jaffer Bhimji

    Jaffer Bhimji gave props (27 Aug 2007):


  • Janet Poelsma

    Janet Poelsma gave props (28 Aug 2007):


  • Hols

    Hols said (29 Aug 2007):

    What a magical shot. it almost doesn't look real. Stunning.

  • Lynn Casanave

    Lynn Casanave said (30 Aug 2007):


  • Merrick Kingston

    Merrick Kingston gave props (30 Aug 2007):

    Ditto Jamie Bloomquist

  • Shelly Alexander

    Shelly Alexander said (4 Sep 2007):

    Brilliant capture

  • Danica

    Danica said (4 Sep 2007):

    This is one of my all time favorites, your landscapes are really good!

  • Marian Enache

    Marian Enache said (8 Sep 2007):


  • Teresa Nabais

    Teresa Nabais said (14 Sep 2007):

    Magic! I really want to visit this place.

  • John Adams

    John Adams gave props (19 Sep 2007):

    Big bella!

  • Mikael Raymond

    Mikael Raymond said (20 Sep 2007):

    Top notch!!

  • Fanny Menard

    Fanny Menard gave props (22 Sep 2007):

    Wow, amazing place and amazing shot!

  • Trey Hill

    Trey Hill (Deleted) said (27 Sep 2007):

    this is better than a stunning view. your composition and use of the surreal haze really puts me in that spot. seeing this is an experience, which is EXACTLY what a photo in this theme should be.
    well, well, well done!

  • Catherine Hadler

    Catherine Hadler said (28 Sep 2007):

    Breathtaking! Possibly the best pic I have seen on JPG, good luck! :o)

  • jude mcconkey

    jude mcconkey gave props (30 Sep 2007):

    This is like a dream... so very beautiful and imaginative.

  • Paul Cassidy

    Paul Cassidy said (2 Oct 2007):

    Beautiful looks surreal. I love the perspective of looking down the rock to the temple then to the hazy city.

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (6 Dec 2007):

    Amazing and inspiring!

  • Cosmin

    Cosmin said (6 Dec 2007):

    David, I never doubted that your photo will get into the Magazine. Congratulations for being published! Fingers crossed for Birds Eye View - your photo is my personal favourite!

  • Ashley Lebedev

    Ashley Lebedev gave props (15 Dec 2007):

    nothing short of exquisite. :)

  • Lina Palmerin

    Lina Palmerin said (21 Dec 2007):


  • Joel Aron

    Joel Aron said (25 Dec 2007):

    Now I have a reason to go to Tamil Nadu. Awesome image...honestly stunning. All of your work is brilliant..great control of depth, and consistent tone.
    great work.

  • DarKat

    DarKat said (30 Dec 2007):

    This photo is incredible, the colours are magic..

  • James Wei

    James Wei   gave props (31 Dec 2007):

    This is surreal!

  • judy fouse

    judy fouse gave props (11 Jan 2008):

    What a fitting photo to end with. I really think it is your best from this gallery. This one is heartbreakingly beautiful. The sun is so amazing. You so deserved to be published for this. Congratulations. I think you have a great future in photography. I hope your dreams come true.

  • Elliot Ross

    Elliot Ross (Deleted) gave props (22 Jan 2008):

    The lighting is so amazing in this photo. I really want to go to Tamil Nadu now. You def. deserved to get published!

  • Sandra McHugh

    Sandra McHugh said (4 Feb 2008):

    apsolutely stunning!

  • Sams Rabin

    Sams Rabin said (4 Feb 2008):

    what a wonderful pict. I love the light

  • James Wedge

    James Wedge gave props (13 Feb 2008):

    Having seen this in the magazine I was amazed. It is truely one of my favourite pictures to date

  • Piero Campilii

    Piero Campilii said (15 Feb 2008):

    I have never something like this before!
    Can't stop thinking about 300, Lord Of The Rings and movies like those!
    This looks so professional with great mystique!

  • Lizzie Morrison

    Lizzie Morrison said (24 Feb 2008):

    wow fantastic.

  • Jam Agbuis

    Jam Agbuis said (27 Feb 2008):

    So beautiful and surreal!

  • Gaurav

    Gaurav gave props (6 Mar 2008):


  • kansu doÄŸan

    kansu doÄŸan (Deleted) said (7 Mar 2008):

    Almost as if it were a painting! The composition is just staggering! Congrats!

  • Iraklis Lianos

    Iraklis Lianos gave props (21 Mar 2008):'s one to add?

  • Michael Fancher

    Michael Fancher gave props (27 Mar 2008):

    It looks like it was taken in a dream world!!!

  • Ravikiran Joshi

    Ravikiran Joshi said (16 Apr 2008):

    Simply, breath stopping!. This is My favorite of shots. Congratulations David, you've put the light on the temple, mean you made it more famous :-)

  • Jessica Hardin

    Jessica Hardin gave props (9 May 2008):

    Beautiful photo, what can I say that hasn't already been said? Congratulations on getting it published. I love your photos, you are a wonderful photographer and it's great to be able to see places that I will probably never have the chance to visit in my lifetime and every picture you take makes me feel like I'm standing right next to you....Bravo!

  • Assma Farsy

    Assma Farsy gave props (20 May 2008):

    looks like a dream to me ..


    FALCON LARA OSCAR said (7 Jul 2008):

    That is unreal; super fabulous.

  • Mandi Nikole

    Mandi Nikole said (7 Jul 2008):


  • Ben Collins

    Ben Collins gave props (8 Jul 2008):


  • noc7

    noc7 said (28 Jul 2008):


  • Anca Cernoschi

    Anca Cernoschi said (7 Sep 2008):

    great one! looks like you have been traveling a lot :) awesome!

  • Josie Mackerras

    Josie Mackerras said (13 Oct 2008):

    wow! this is stunning.. almost surreal
    love the colours!

  • s pearson

    s pearson gave props (5 Nov 2008):


  • dan katai

    dan katai gave props (4 Dec 2008):

    are you kidding me? gorgeous.

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    that's a great picture!

  • Aaron Lafreniere

    Aaron Lafreniere (Deleted) gave props (18 Feb 2009):

    Breath Taking Photo mad props!

  • Cory Helwig

    Cory Helwig said (4 Mar 2009):

    one of the best pictures ive seen on JPEG

  • Gregory Mencotti

    Gregory Mencotti gave props (23 Mar 2009):


  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (29 Apr 2009):

    Wow! Gorgeous clarity on the temple fades to a hazy background...lovely!

  • Tania Losada

    Tania Losada gave props (6 Jul 2009):

    Una atmósfera mágica! Tremenda toma! Una galería realmente excelente!

  • Jesse Edsell-Vetter

    Jesse Edsell-Vetter gave props (19 Jul 2009):

    Fantastic Shot - composition, tones, dof - perfect

  • Elizabeth Saporito

    Elizabeth Saporito gave props (9 Oct 2009):

    It doesn't even look real! Amazing!

  • Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe

    Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe said (9 Oct 2009):

    its breathtakeing.. simply gorgeous

  • Kristy Sherrells

    Kristy Sherrells gave props (28 Oct 2009):


  • Scott Duncan

    Scott Duncan gave props (9 Dec 2009):

    You Rock! Your vision is warm and generous.

  • Heidi Morris

    Heidi Morris (Deleted) said (1 Feb 2010):

    my you have been to some wonderful places David, congratulations on capturing some fantastic views of the world, very beautiful photograph. thanks for sharing :O)

  • Heidi Morris

    Heidi Morris (Deleted) gave props (1 Feb 2010):

    love this! fabulous 5*****

  • Angela Gonzalez

    Angela Gonzalez gave props (21 Aug 2010):

    gorgeous shot! lovely colors!

  • Ope O

    Ope O gave props (15 Feb 2011):


  • SJ

    SJ gave props (18 Sep 2011):

    love it!!

  • lowison

    lowison said (26 Sep 2011):

    Really outstanding!

  • venkat asha

    venkat asha gave props (21 Dec 2011):

    oh, gorgeous

  • Katherine Nak

    Katherine Nak   said (11 Jun 2012):


  • David Delannoy

    David Delannoy gave props (21 Nov 2012):

    quelle lumière ! et quelle chance vous avez d'être là, au rendez-vous de cet instant ! David

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