Happy Chinese New Year!

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by Tdp, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. Tdp

    Tdp Guest

    It is the year of the snake, to be more precise, the Black Water Snake. Here are some shots from the wife's family temple.

    The snake is not your scary "going to bite and kill you" kind of snake, but a friendly one with candy and money:
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    CNY 2013 by Photos By 夏天, on Flickr

    The temple is full of flowers:
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    This is the temple entrance:
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    Even the dog has a new outfit for the occasion:
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    And the best way to travel on the island during the holiday, High Speed Rail:
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  2. carlb

    carlb FujiXspot Veteran

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    Feb 6, 2013
    twin cities, minnesota
    Carl
    What great splashes of color, really catches the excitement of new-years with these!
     
  3. TheKeddi

    TheKeddi FujiXspot Regular

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    Feb 2, 2013
    Happy Chinese New Year! I like that it's the year of the snake, I have a children's python called Sid :)
     
  4. Tdp

    Tdp Guest

    Thanks you two.

    For me it is extremely difficult to get colors right when the image is flooded with them, regardless of the camera I am using. I think in the temple you have the mixed strong overhead light that is probably a blue/purple cast, and it is reflected and bounced off all the gold items resulting in a very strange color light.

    I could always take my portable light chart and shoot that into a few frames for color and W/B correction, um come to think of that...why haven't I done that yet?

    Happy Year of the Snake everyone, may you have a good asp time.
     
  5. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. FujiXspot Veteran

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    Jan 31, 2013
    Albuquerque, NM
    Wonderful! Thank you.

    Candy and money! Enough to make even this ophidiophobe like the slithery beasts!
     
  6. Penfan2010

    Penfan2010 FujiXspot Veteran

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    Feb 1, 2013
    Central-ish NJ
    Ed
    Thanks, for the great selection of photos, many have really great colors. And happy Chinese new year as well! We had a little bit of moon cake to celebrate, and my wife's pleased because this is technically her year, being born in the year of the snake herself.