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Adorning the Miniature Zojo-ji Temple

Continuing the collaborative project Toy-kyo...


Happy Miniature Sunday!


Toy-kyo is ready for spring festivals and it's time to adorn the miniature Buddhist temple with some traditional origami! Setting-up the paper crane on the roof of one of traditional buildings.


By the way, did you know that secret of paper-making was brought to Japan long time ago (about 1400 years ago) by Buddhist monks, who probably were the first ones to fold paper into different figures too!


Stay tuned for more tilt-shift digi-magic in twin-mini-town of Toy-ronto :-)


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Photo of Tokyo (from Tokyo Tower) by Hisako R

Photo of my hand & origami crane, folded by me - me :-)

Tilt-shift processing & photomontage by Katrin Ray

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Folding instructions for the paper crane can be found in on-line Origami Studio at our Oriland

Happy folding!

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Taken on January 13, 2011