Turtle Stoup

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    Chozubachi (手水鉢) stoup (for the ritual cleansing of hands at a shrine or temple) with a turtle-shaped spout

    Date: May 5, 2012
    Camera: Sony DSLR-A900
    Exposure: 1/640 sec at f/2.5, ISO 100
    Lens: 135mm F1.8 ZA at 135 mm

    © 2012 Benjamin Torode

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    1. Mamoru Yasuda 24 months ago | reply

      I have never seen Chozubachi like this one! Beautiful lights and shadows here, Ben!

    2. torode 24 months ago | reply

      Thank you, Mamoru. This is at a shrine near Kameido station famous for its wisteria. I really just chanced upon it on the way to a pet store!

    3. Nye' 24 months ago | reply

      Ha I should really read titles before things like being amazed at a real turtle slurping water out of the air occurs.

    4. storyvillegirl 24 months ago | reply

      Very cool shrine- nice find!

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