Shwedagon Buddha

This is our entry in Lost in Translation’s BLACK & WHITE SUNDAY: HEADSHOT.

The Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar (Burma). This Buddha statue is one of hundreds there, each as beautiful as the other.


This photo was taken on February 5, 2017. The original main colors of the statue are ivory (skin), gold (robe), and red (lips). The photo was converted to black and white in Lightroom. Specs are:

Olympus TG-4, ISO 100, f/3.2, 1/3 second, 9mm


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