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My first attempt at shooting a minimalist image. I’m attracted by the clean images and strong compositions that they normally have.

This was taken just after sunset at a beach, camera securely mounted on a tripod, with an exposure of 30seconds, and surviving the mosquitos!!

 

I do like the square crop as it gives a structured composition to the image.

 

Tree Stump

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Just opposite from the Old Kuala Lumpur Railway Station is the National Mosque. Eventhough it was build in 1965, the architecture is decidedly modern and in stark contrast to the architecture of the old railway station across the road.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masjid_Negara

Some details of the mosque architecture.

The minaret

Details of the Roof

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alright… climbed the 272 steps to the top where you are greeted with a fantastic cavern with temples within. Below is a shot looking back to the entrance.

At the top of Batu Caves and looking back at the entrance

Further in, is another cavern that is open to the sky above. This is a photo looking straight up to the heavens.

Looking up from the uppermost cavern

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OK, took an early morning trip to Batu Caves Temple one Saturday morning.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batu_Caves

This is a photo of the Lord Murugan Statue at the bottom of the staircase. During the early morning, the statue is lighted up and it takes on a golden glow. Taken on Kodak Ultramax 400.

Lord Murugan at the entrance to Batu Caves

There are usually loads of pigeons at the bottom of the staircase and I spent some time trying to catch some “fly by’s” These 2 came out the best.

Solo Fly By

A flock of pigeons flying past the statue of Lord Murugan

Two devotees at the bottom of the stairs, saying some prayers before the long ascent to the top

Two Devoted

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Another photo taken from the abandoned railway. This time in Black & White and I had to lie on the ground to get this shot through the Rolleicord.

Looking up through the sleepers

 

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I am always drawn to this interesting part of Kuala Lumpur. This time I captured some images from the Hindu Temple that is just off Petaling Street.
A flower seller across the street from the temple, making garlands of flowers.
Flower seller making garlands

 

The view from behind his counter

From behind the worktable

 

This photo was taken along a back alley

View down the back alley

 

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Shot some black and white film, Kodak T-Max 400 with the subject “Black and White” 🙂

Black & White

Ebony & Ivory

This was also self developed with Kodak HC-110 and scanned on the Canonscan 8800F

 

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