This week’s photo of the week comes from Chiang Mai, Thailand. Once the capital of the Lanna kingdom, this beautiful city in the north of Thailand feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. But the laid back atmosphere and beautiful ornate temples make this city still feel very Thai.

Chiang Mai, Thailand has no shortage of temples. In fact, there are over 300 Buddhist temples dotted around the city dating back centuries. Just strolling around the city you can not help but stop and take photos. But like any good travel photo, you sometimes have to be patient and wait for the right moment. Having taken a few photos of this temple, it was pretty clear that it needed something more. So it was a case waiting for the right moment and low and behold a couple of young monks began walking down the steps. That’s what makes the difference in this photo.


Camera settings; ISO 125, f/8.0 @ 1/100 sec

Equipment; Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens and edited with Adobe Lightroom. Camera equipment stored in Lowpro Protactic BP 450 AW II backpack.

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