Kōmyōzen-ji ( Dazaifu, Fukuoka-ken, Kyushu, Japan )

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    Photo by e-chan © 2007 All rights reserved - Downloading and using without permission is illegal.
    Big big success for this picture, which was for more than one year the most favorited, commented and "most interesting" in my flickr photostream. Probably one of the most downloaded and used with or without permission as well.
    This picture has been used sometimes without permission, misused and maybe even stolen or usurped. Which letter you don' t understand in the word "COPYRIGHT"?

    One of the most pleasant zen garden i've ever seen. It was so quiet and i was alone there, while, at the same time, the Tenjin Myojin shrine nearby was overcrowded.
    Slight crop and contrast enhancement with the GIMP for the naturally almost fluorescent moss and the rock's textures.

    Un des jardins zen les plus agréables qu'il m'ait été donné de voir. J'y étais tout seul et c'était très calme, alors que dans le même temps le sanctuaire de Tenjin myojin à côté était noir de monde.
    Coupr et légers effets avec the GIMP pour accentuer les contrastes des couleurs de la mousse naturellement presque fluorescente et les textures de la roche.

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    1. e-chan 92 months ago | reply

      Yes indeed it's very peaceful, especially with no tourists, lifemage
      Thank you tropical rips for your comment and the fav
      It is relaxing indeed sunhorseflower
      Thank you miichan. Actually what is great with this garden is there are not only nice pebbles and suna (sand), but also kokke (moss) and momiji (mapletrees).
      Serene indeed nikuyakun
      Thanks for the globes nikuyakun, hichako, !!!~Indolent Art, slikk88 (why yours is bigger ?)
      Ben oui t@o
      Merci sistereden, de la part d'une photgraphe qui a fait de si belles photos du Japon, c'est un superbe compliment.
      Putain ouais c'est beau le Japon dadou~. et merci pour le fav au passage.
      Thank you andreeainjapan
      Thanks for the favs seiho, mallory905, kobayashi avv
      I agree with you on the fact it's probably one of the greatest gardens in Japan, Brian Lynn You were living in Fukuoka ?
      Arigatou Miura-San. Hontou ano niwa ha subarashii desu.

    2. whoucar 92 months ago | reply


    3. *oonishi 92 months ago | reply

      身近な風景を見て尚更親近感が沸きました ^^

      次回は是非秋においでください ^^

    4. NatashaP 91 months ago | reply

      Wonderful! Love the patterns on the gravel!

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    5. fumika. 91 months ago | reply

      Love the brilliant green of the moss. キレイ!

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    6. aurelio.asiain 91 months ago | reply

      Now that's beautiful!
      It seems like a movie still — and one would like to be inside the movie.

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    7. °ºø Jean-Paul™ øº° [deleted] 91 months ago | reply

      I saw this in the 10+ Faves group and Faved it.

    8. StephTan 91 months ago | reply

      Cool garden. I love it!!!. Nice cropping and colour too!!

    9. ~~Nelly~~ 90 months ago | reply

      Belle image, pleine de quiétude!
      J'ai vu cette photo lors d'un jeu sur -Photophiles-.

    10. thethi (don't like the new layout) 90 months ago | reply

      Une très belle photo d'un jardin zen: et la retouche est vraiment réussie

      J'ai toujours rêvé de créer un tel jardin, mais mes chats l'occuperaient très vite :-(

      J'ai vu cette photo lors d'un jeu sur -Photophiles-.

    11. FunFungus 86 months ago | reply

      i would like to spent some time there.

    12. duxxyuk 82 months ago | reply

      Nice garden...

    13. Faddoush 76 months ago | reply

      love Japanese gardens.

    14. edward.fancher 75 months ago | reply

      I went here a couple of weeks ago. You really captured the essence. Great shot.

    15. Adrian Midgley 75 months ago | reply


      Please join Good, gimped, photographs - a group and queue this or another up.

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