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Challenge: Clouds (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX20 IS
Location: Goddess of Mercy Temple, Penang, Malaysia
Date: Nov 20, 2010
Aperture: F/4.5
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/1250 sec.
Galleries: Sky, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Nov 20, 2010

Kuan Yin Teng, or Temple of the Goddess of Mercy, is one of the most important temples in Penang. Officially known as Kong Hock Keong, it is located along Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, formerly Pitt Street, and is one of the oldest Chinese temples in George Town. If you study the history of the Goddess of Mercy Temple, you would be surprised to learn that at the time it was built, it was not dedicated to Kuan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy, but rather to Ma Chor Po, the patron saint of seafarers. Click here to read more. Also, check out my personal photo site if you wish to.

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11/23/2011 08:49:48 AM
So glad I stumbled upon this magnificent image and its story. You did a fantastic job with this picture.
Well placed in the "Clouds" challenge. It's totally amazing how different the clouds can be from one place to another. It's as if they acquire the citizenship of each country.
I love that you write the story of the shots. Thank you.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/30/2010 10:18:05 PM
Nice dramatic clouds. The image is just a little dark overall.
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11/28/2010 05:21:00 PM
Very interesting picture ... nice job!
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11/28/2010 11:20:58 AM
Great shot, works on B&W!
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11/25/2010 06:51:37 PM
Shazam I'm a fan of this story type of image. Very special to me and I wasn't even there. Favorite for me for sure. Loved the mood and shadings. Thanks 9
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