Interior of the Jain Temple at Ranakpur, India

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Taken the 07/02/13
Built in the 15th century, the Temple complex is a masterpiece of architecture. It has 24 pillared halls with 80 domes that are supported by 400 columns. Each column is intricately carved and it is surprising to know that no two columns have the simular design.
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Latitude: 25° 6' 55" N, Longitude: 73° 28' 22" E see »

Location: India

Comments on panorama:

Without tripod, respect! Great work.
By Heiner Straesser | 12/05/13 - 12:46:57 GMT +0200
Thanks Heiner! This was a formidable challenge and I just did it because the place is so unique and breathtaking. Won't happen very often again...
By Wilfried Glocar | 13/05/13 - 05:55:40 GMT +0200
Wowww! What a gorgeous place! You're right, Wilfried, absolutely breathtaking. No tripod? wow, twice breathtaking then! Conratulations!
By Henry Alvarez | 13/05/13 - 09:17:10 GMT +0200
Gorgeous comment, Henry! Thank you!! The condition for panographers in India are not much better than in Europe. In many historic sites the use of Tri-or Monopod is not permitted. Same story at Amber Fort and the world-famous Taj Mahal, even outside. There is only a little side note under Technique.
By Wilfried Glocar | 13/05/13 - 10:40:33 GMT +0200
Same happened to me in Mexico when visiting Chichen Itza and other maya historical sites. Patience, steady hands & photoshop! :D
By Henry Alvarez | 15/05/13 - 01:22:18 GMT +0200
That's it. Give it a try, with some luck you are not too far away from the point. And then comes the fun part, piecing the puzzle together. Thanks a lot to all of you!
By Wilfried Glocar | 15/05/13 - 08:24:53 GMT +0200

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