Bouddhist's Monk

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© Romain Chassagne
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UploadedAugust 27, 2008
TakenApril 30, 2007
MakePentax Corporation
ModelPENTAX K100D Super
Exposure1/20 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length63 mm
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In Ladalk (himalayan India) in Tikse monastery

67 responses

  • sunsurfr

    sunsurfr gave props (1 Sep 2008):

    Wonderful lighting and composition. Great job.

  • Romain Chassagne

    Romain Chassagne said (1 Sep 2008):

    thank you

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    Romain, what a handsome name, your photo is intense I love it, thank you for sharing, and yeah from me.

  • Ferlywana Widjaja

    Ferlywana Widjaja gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    Nice lighting , nice angle...

  • Romain Chassagne

    Romain Chassagne said (4 Sep 2008):

    thank you everybody.

  • Debby Adler

    Debby Adler gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    beayitful. voted.

  • Yu-chun Chen

    Yu-chun Chen gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    I feel peace here, and that is the most important thing of faith. Nice job :-)

  • Oscar Auneau

    Oscar Auneau (Deleted) gave props (4 Sep 2008):


  • Aurelia Mouret

    Aurelia Mouret gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    Great photo! There is a real atmosphere of peace and meditation. Voted!

  • Ken Maurer

    Ken Maurer said (4 Sep 2008):

    This is inspirational, I like the the focal light source. The handle in front of his face is a bit distracting, but would be easy to clone out. You got my It Rocks vote. Good luck!

  • Charidy Bunsa

    Charidy Bunsa gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    Got my vote!

  • Cosmin

    Cosmin gave props (4 Sep 2008):

    C'est bien jolie ta photo! =]

  • Romain Chassagne

    Romain Chassagne said (4 Sep 2008):

    thank you

  • Stewart Uy

    Stewart Uy (Deleted) said (5 Sep 2008):

    Hey there, Thanks for the comment on the sushi image i have. I really love this shot you've captured. The feelings this picture gives off seem soo rich and deep. I personally like how the monk has no face living more for the imagination of the audience. Great work

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    I agree. and the overhead lighting gives me goosebumps. my vote.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    Very well done!

  • Penny Nannini

    Penny Nannini   gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    beautiful lighting...very peaceful

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    Great my vote!

  • phil413

    phil413 (Deleted) gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    Very nice shot.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Sep 2008):

    Oh yeah! It rocks!

  • Barbara Gerstner

    Barbara Gerstner gave props (6 Sep 2008):

    Beautiful....I am so envious that you were there to get this photo!

  • Michael Lynch

    Michael Lynch gave props (6 Sep 2008):

    Beautiful composition; I vote YEAH !!!

  • *#!@&*June Phillips

    *#!@&*June Phillips gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    A photo is really worth a thousand words and this is a prime example

  • Jan Hoffman

    Jan Hoffman gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    Yes! Perfect for the theme; wonderful isolation of the subject and a perfect balance of color and light

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    Très bon, mon vote

  • Laura Boston-Thek

    Laura Boston-Thek gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    Absolutely amazing image!! Absolutely my vote!! Free Tibet!

  • Michel Vaque

    Michel Vaque gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    yes!! my vote !

  • reynold palayukan

    reynold palayukan said (8 Sep 2008):

    great lighting. vote!

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    Excellent composition plus the colour and lighting are perfect! Has my vote.

  • Victor Ursabia

    Victor Ursabia said (8 Sep 2008):

    beautiful capture! my vote...

  • Bonnie Blanton

    Bonnie Blanton (Deleted) gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    Stunning photo! The light is so beautiful and it looks so peaceful. Voted "yes" of course.

  • Ognjen Karabegović

    Ognjen Karabegović gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    Exelent.My vote 100%

  • Costas

    Costas gave props (8 Sep 2008):

    simply excellent !

  • Manon Boily

    Manon Boily (Deleted) said (8 Sep 2008):

    super! oui pour mon vote

  • Romain Chassagne

    Romain Chassagne said (8 Sep 2008):

    thank you everyone

  • Ursula Tillmann

    Ursula Tillmann gave props (8 Sep 2008):


  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    Excellence, the lighting is perfect!

  • Edson Ruiz

    Edson Ruiz gave props (10 Sep 2008):

    Great photo!!! You have my vote!!!!

  • margo sivin

    margo sivin (Deleted) said (10 Sep 2008):

    Nice shot!
    Isn't is spelled Buddhist, though?

  • KPRJ

    KPRJ (Deleted) said (11 Sep 2008):

    ^ that's true

  • KPRJ

    KPRJ (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2008):

    The ligtning here is jus amazing. Love this photo

  • Sri Ram Murty B

    Sri Ram Murty B said (12 Sep 2008):

    very calming photo

  • Daniel Pace

    Daniel Pace said (12 Sep 2008):

    mezzmerizing light and shade dude..

  • Ronda Chatelle

    Ronda Chatelle gave props (13 Sep 2008):

    You've got my vote!

  • mark yugawa

    mark yugawa   said (13 Sep 2008):

    the lighting in this is excellent. definitely sets a spiritual, peaceful "mood"

  • Duly Makai

    Duly Makai said (14 Sep 2008):

    Rich and wonderful, without time. Duly Makai

  • Abhishek Majumder

    Abhishek Majumder said (16 Sep 2008):

    peace all over this photo.aptly choosen for this theme.

  • Patricia Shanahan

    Patricia Shanahan gave props (17 Sep 2008):

    So serene ! BEAUTIFUL moment caught !

  • Billy Houckham

    Billy Houckham said (18 Sep 2008):

    Perfect light

  • nick lo

    nick lo gave props (19 Sep 2008):

    perfect lighting! cinematic and simple. ++ composition!

  • Tomi Satryatomo

    Tomi Satryatomo said (21 Sep 2008):

    The details, the colour and the composition is simply superb.
    Got my vote.

  • christian demarco

    christian demarco said (26 Sep 2008):

    great light. i really like.
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  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (26 Sep 2008):

    Beautiful and filled with peace

  • Nathan Nowack

    Nathan Nowack gave props (28 Sep 2008):

    Great shot!!

  • Romain Chassagne

    Romain Chassagne said (1 Oct 2008):

    thank you everyone, for your comment.

  • _AGJ_

    _AGJ_ gave props (1 Oct 2008):

    Superbe! mon vote!

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (2 Oct 2008):

    Transcendental. Voted for it.

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (2 Oct 2008):

    Transcendental. Voted for it.

  • Vicenç !!!

    Vicenç !!! gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    wow great!!! my vote1

  • Darren Pearson

    Darren Pearson gave props (3 Oct 2008):

    Awesome, voted for sure. Well done

  • Scott Derryberry

    Scott Derryberry gave props (6 Oct 2008):

    sorry about that! meant to vote for this one! don't know what happened!

  • krish

    krish said (14 Oct 2008):


  • Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe

    Nancy Charter Kechnie Goatbe said (19 Oct 2008):

    Wonderful spirit in this picture.. the lighting is superb

  • Ginevra Radice Fossati

    Ginevra Radice Fossati said (9 Nov 2008):

    this is beautiful!

  • Robin Lerios

    Robin Lerios said (10 Nov 2008):

    If he's reading the Wall Street Journal I'm gonna shit my pants!!
    Exquisite photo!!

  • Anna Migdal

    Anna Migdal gave props (7 Jun 2009):

    J'aime bien cette photo!

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