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Daibutsu (Great Buddha) - In Kamakura, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan.

The Great Buddha (大仏, daibutsu), is a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha which is one of the most famous icons of Japan. The statue stands at 13.35 meters high and weighs approximately 93 tons, and is the second largest monumental Buddha in Japan after Tōdai-ji in Nara.

It is believed that the statue was originally cast in 1252, following an idea by the priest Joko, who also collected donations to build it. The sculptors were One-Goroemon and Tanji-Hisatomo. The statue is hollow, and visitors can view the interior for 20 Yen a person. The Great Buddha was originally housed in a temple, but this was washed away by a tsunami in 1495.
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bpabullet Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i used it here. fav.me/d7ezm4l Thanks! :) 
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heeeeman Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
This isn't stock
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:iconbpabullet:
bpabullet Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh sorry for using it. :( should i remove everything you owned?
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:iconalomhordozo57:
alomhordozo57 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
Amazing!
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nadineleon Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
love
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WaterMelonASA Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
He looks very peaceful.
Pretty picture :D
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thankyou
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:iconprofesstional2b:
professtional2b Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
The Early morning part alumination is brilliant. Good work.
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010  Professional Photographer
Pretty sure it was afternoon, but I get ya ;) thanks.
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:icondesignsgp:
DesignsGP Featured By Owner May 18, 2009
i love it!
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner May 20, 2009  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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:iconaoishu:
AoiShu Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2008
what stunns me most - are the colors in your shots. So vibrant so beautiful! the whole composition - most beautiful palette!
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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:iconaoishu:
AoiShu Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008
thank YOU^^!
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:iconhell-on-a-stick:
hell-on-a-stick Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2008  Professional Writer
what an incredible opportunity.
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:iconofirabe:
OfirAbe Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2008  Professional Photographer
beautiful capture of this place. been there.. all the tourists got in my way :)
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008  Professional Photographer
haha yeah, That's why I wander off and find places like where I took this.
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OfirAbe Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2008  Professional Photographer
good on ya :)
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JohnnyCadillac Featured By Owner May 30, 2008   Photographer

hey...
just wanted to notify you that your artwork had been featured in my news article... :D

place to meditate

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if you do not want me to use it, then just tell me and i can remove it again...but it would be really
nice if you allowed it...
:worship:
well...also wanted to thank you very much for your inspiration...

Would be great to get some support and if you want to leave a comment, that would be really appreciated... :clap:
i hope you like it...

thx

wish you a beautiful day
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dtownley1 Featured By Owner May 28, 2008
Beautiful lighting. One of the sights I haven't yet seen in Japan.

Fantastic shot!
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner May 28, 2008  Professional Photographer
Thanks :)
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yinetyang Featured By Owner May 4, 2008
This is the greatest Buddha picture I've ever seen. Colors are sooo warm and it looks really peaceful.
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner May 4, 2008  Professional Photographer
What a lovely comment! thanks.
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LittleHoppus Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2008
great, colorfull shot. Oh I would love to see daibutsu again :)
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:iconwarrior-of-dream:
warrior-of-dream Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Beutifull sunny spells on his head ;)
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:iconsignmeupscotty:
signmeupscotty Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful warm colors. I especially like the red leaved tree branch and how the statue catches the setting sun.
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2007  Professional Photographer
I'm glad you like it :)
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:iconbutterflyofstorms:
butterflyofstorms Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2007   Photographer
gorgeous!
the light and colours are so warm
great work
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2007  Professional Photographer
Glad you liked it :)
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godblessatheism Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2007  Student Photographer
everything about this shot is spot on, the colours, the lighting, the angle, i like how powerful and dominating the statue appears. great work!
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2007  Professional Photographer
Cheers :)
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:iconjosephacheng:
josephacheng Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
This an HDR shot or did you use a Sony Alpha? :XD:
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007  Professional Photographer
Neither, just a polarising filter.
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:iconjosephacheng:
josephacheng Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Damn...

I think I'm just empty headed right now... I just went through 200 deviations and this is the last I've commented on.

Keep up the good work, mate :)
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2007  Professional Photographer
Keep up the good work! haha
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davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
I like that you caught it with the light on it that way.. it's very appropriate
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:iconheeeeman:
heeeeman Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2007  Professional Photographer
The sun was setting, so it was very pretty. :)
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:icondavincipoppalag:
davincipoppalag Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
The sun never sets on the Buddha..he's enlightened! =D
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