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By Tim-Wilko
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Fushimi-inari Shrine, Kyoto, Japan.

There were quite a few people walking past when I took this (it was a Sunday), but because of the 30 second exposure you can't tell. If you look very closely you may spot a couple of ghosts in the background.

I realise this place has been photographed to death, but I couldn't resist! Every time friends visit me I take them here, so I must be into double figures by now. Still not bored of it though.
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900x596px 278.41 KB
Shutter Speed
30/1 second
Focal Length
17 mm
ISO Speed
Date Taken
Nov 13, 2011, 4:29:53 PM
© 2011 - 2021 Tim-Wilko
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Abby950's avatar
can I use this picture for my shooting ?:)
SRS-Photography's avatar
beautiful shot <3333
BloomingLotus's avatar
That is a really great photo. Even though it has been photographed many times, this picture really stands out!
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Hera-of-Stockholm's avatar
This is so stellar!!
maxre's avatar
Hey Tim! I just did the walk today. Wonderful place! It started getting cold so we decided not to do it in the evening. Tomorrow we head to Gion and hope we can snap a shot of a Geisha...but we'll see.
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rannedrop's avatar
This place has been photographed to death, but it is just so much fun to shoot! I'm happy to see you could get a nice shot. When I went it was cloudy and all my pictures came out blurry. :(
Tim-Wilko's avatar
Sure is!

The tripod helped me there, otherwise this would have been very blurry.
AlanSteenhouwer's avatar
I see a phantom at the apex of the leftward curve.
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AlanSteenhouwer's avatar
What is it exactly?
Tim-Wilko's avatar
The ghost?

People walking past. Because it' a long exposure (30 seconds) they turn into ghosts.
starpersona's avatar
nice shot!
this reminds me of the film memories of giesha
Tim-Wilko's avatar
That's right, part of that movie was filmed here.
starpersona's avatar
YAY :squee:
some how i got it

very nice shot though
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