Tuesday, September 30, 2008

HDR Softwares

Some of the HDR softwares available on net

Dynamic Photo -- http://www.mediachance.com/hdri/index.html

TuFuse -- Two Stage Exposure and Focus Blending Software -- http://www.tawbaware.com/tufuse.htm

Photomatix -- http://www.hdrsoft.com/

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Sunset

Photographed this nice sunset in Santa Monica beach,CA. Luckily the bird was sitting there continuously for few mins and gave me some nice snaps.


 
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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Rest

When we went to Tiruchengode arthanareeswarar temple. I noticed this aged village woman who came alone to worship God. Real people real Bakthi!!.

 
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Arthanareeswarar Temple

 
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ஒளி

Took this photo in one fine day where there is a power cut for hours.

 
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Nidhi

 
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தஞ்சை பெரிய கோவில், தமிழ்நாடு

Friday, September 19, 2008

தாராசுரம் கோவில், தமிழ்நாடு

Darasuram is a small town near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu state in southern India. It is known for the Airavatesvara Temple built by Rajaraja Chola II in the 12th century CE. The sanctum is in the form of a chariotThis temple is a storehouse of art and architecture. The vimana is 85 feet high. The front mandapam itself is in the form of a huge chariot drawn by horses. The temple has some exquisite stone carvings. The main deity's consort Periya Nayaki Amman temple is situated adjacent to Airavateshwarar temple. This temple is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

அர்த்தநாரீஸ்வரர் கோவில் திருச்செங்கோடு

Arthanareeswarar temple Photos, Tiruchengode.

Tiruchengode is a city located in the Namakkal District, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The famous Ardhanareeswarar (see Ardhanarishvara) hill temple (one of the 64 manifestations of Lord Shiva, representing the unity of Shiva and Parvati) is situated in Tiruchengode. This is an ancient temple mentioned in the Tamil work Silapathikaram as Neduvelkunru. It is also famous for Chenkottu Velavar (Lord Muruga) Temple. Ardhanareeswarar, representing the unity of Shiva and Parvati, is enshrined in this revered hill temple of great significance. This temple is regarded as the 4th of the 7 Tevara Stalams in the Kongu Region of Tamilnadu. There is a water spring at the foot of the arthanareeswarar image which is said to have been divinely manifested (Uli Padaa Uruvam). There are inscriptions here from the times of Parantaka Chola, Gangaikonda Chola, the Vijayanagar and Mysore Kings and the Nayaks. Uttsavamurti of this temple is in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland USATiruchengode is a city located in the Namakkal District, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The famous Ardhanareeswarar (see Ardhanarishvara) hill temple (one of the 64 manifestations of Lord Shiva, representing the unity of Shiva and Parvati) is situated in Tiruchengode. This is an ancient temple mentioned in the Tamil work Silapathikaram as Neduvelkunru. It is also famous for Chenkottu Velavar (Lord Muruga) Temple. Ardhanareeswarar, representing the unity of Shiva and Parvati, is enshrined in this revered hill temple of great significance. This temple is regarded as the 4th of the 7 Tevara Stalams in the Kongu Region of Tamilnadu. There is a water spring at the foot of the arthanareeswarar image which is said to have been divinely manifested (Uli Padaa Uruvam). There are inscriptions here from the times of Parantaka Chola, Gangaikonda Chola, the Vijayanagar and Mysore Kings and the Nayaks. Uttsavamurti of this temple is in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland USA