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Challenge: Chinese New Year: Year of the Monkey (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-70D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM
Location: Longshan temple on New years day
Date: Feb 9, 2016
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/30
Date Uploaded: Feb 9, 2016

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[Feb. 16th, 2016 10:07:19 PM]

Offering sacrifices to ancestors is done by millions of Chinese on Chinese New Years Day. I tried to make it as realistic as possible. This is the real deal. The picture was taken in Longshan Temple in Taipei. More than 300.000 people come that day to the temple to do the traditional celebrations.

Place: 1 out of 25
Avg (all users): 7.0000
Avg (commenters): 8.1429
Avg (participants): 7.4118
Avg (non-participants): 6.8542
Views since voting: 1161
Views during voting: 138
Votes: 65
Comments: 14
Favorites: 1 (view)

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02/23/2016 10:13:17 PM
This is truly wonderful. Should have scored even higher. What a wonderful thing to explore. Huge congrats on the blue!
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02/23/2016 04:52:37 PM
Congratulations!! Gave this a 10!
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02/22/2016 07:42:46 PM
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02/22/2016 01:23:41 PM
that is so cool... Congratulations on the deserved ribbon!
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02/22/2016 06:28:24 AM
Stop pushing..

I'm there.
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02/22/2016 03:02:55 AM
Very nice! Perfect for the challenge.
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02/22/2016 01:32:28 AM
Nice shot~
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/21/2016 01:27:37 PM
Beautiful street photography. I give 9
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02/21/2016 12:41:06 PM
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02/21/2016 10:21:50 AM
My top pick...beautiful B&W and you've managed to bring me there and put me in the middle of it all. 10
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02/20/2016 11:39:03 PM
good immersive candid and certainly meets the challenge well
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02/16/2016 07:41:53 PM
B/w is excellent.. as is the detail in the subject. I read different interpretations of Bai Bai but I'm assuming this is spiritual. Well done.
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02/16/2016 07:22:36 PM
You have nailed the environmental part of the challenge. You can't but look at this and think about asian heritage and culture. It may be due to my own ignorance on the subject, but I don't see much in the image that is specific to the year of the monkey.
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02/15/2016 06:20:55 PM
Hits the mark. Wish I could be there.
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