Giant, 18-armed Buddha seen at Wat Plai Laem, located in the north of Koh Samui, near to the Big Buddha, was built in 2004. Khun Jarit Phumdonming, architect/artist of the temple, spent more than three years adding finer details to the exterior.
It was one of the most vibrantly painted temples I’ve seen in Thailand; great fun to photograph! Revisted this place last week; I am so much happier with this image compared to 2 years ago!
3 exposures, tonemapped in Photomatix 4.
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