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Nikko lightup 日光
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One of the shrine around Nikko Tosyougu, in fall the shrines are often lightup up. Nikko area is also famous for fall foliage.

This pano was taken with a 11-16mm lens, on with a panohead and a tripod, that is why there are bits of incomplete people parts.  For photos with many people like this, it is usually best to take a panorama with a fisheye lens to minimize overlap therefore minimizing people incompleteness, or take multipe photos and then patch the impefection on photoshop.

Copyright: H. Adi Saputra
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5996x2998
Taken: 23/10/2010
送信日: 23/10/2010
更新日: 11/09/2014
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Tags: japan; tochigi; nikko; toshogu; shrine; unesco; world heritage; unique; travel
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