Gate to eternity.

Gate to eternity. Another part of the study of the connection between the Torii and the natural elements which surround it. The Torii is an iconic japanese structure belonging to Shinto shrines, it’s a gate that represents the passage from the secular world to a sacred one. In this photograph I’ve composed a scene in which the Torii can symbolize the doorway to the light, source of life and joy diffused on our world by the sun.

Camera: Pentax K-3
Lens: Samyang 16mm f/2,0 ED AS UMC CS
Focal lenght: 16mm
Shutter time: 46 s
Aperture: F/9
Sensitivity: ISO100


Note that a black and white version of this photograph has been awarded with two Honorable Mentions at the 2012 edition of ND Awards: “Gate to eternity” – Category Special/Long Exposure + Category Fine Art/Landscapes


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