26 march 2011

ceiling detail, nayak palace in thanjavur i went to thanjavur, south of chennai, with the photographic society of madras this past weekend. thanjavur is noted for the brahadiswara temple, a chola dynasty temple begun in the 11th century, which is now a unesco world heritage site; the nearby airavateswara temple in darasuram, also built by the cholas; and also a 16th century nayak dynasty palace.   this photo is a high definition resolution blend of different exposures – not something i normally do, but i thought it’d be fun to capture the detail that otherwise would be lost in the shadows that way.i’ll put…