Stone Lion in Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park

Uploaded: February 29, 2012 23:37:20 | Entered: April 27, 2015 22:10:07


Keokea Maui Hawaii
This stone lion monument was erected to honour the heroism and hard work of thousands of Chinese who have played a major role in the history of the Hawaiian Islands.

Sun Yat-sen became a modernizer and rebel in China and in exile. Part of his exile was spent on Maui, where he helped organize the Chinese revolution that ended China's last dynasty and established the Republic of China in 1912.
He is referred to as the "father of modern China."

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 38.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Laura E. Swan level-classic March 01, 2012

How interesting, Heather!!! Thank you!!! What a beautiful image! Such color and clarity and you really excelled at composition here, too!!!

Great job! Aloha, Canadian Neighbor!!

-Lala :D #1446574

Tiia Vissak March 01, 2012

great tones, details & pov! #10014923

Douglas Pignet March 01, 2012

kewl find and great sky bg #10014980

Mary K. Robison March 01, 2012

Beautiful job with your composition, textures, clarity, and pov, Heather. Fascinating history lesson, too. #10015035

Gord MacEachern March 01, 2012

Super capture and info Heather, very well done! #10015073

Terry Cervi level-classic March 01, 2012

What a gorgeous shot, Heather! Just beautiful! Terrific info too! #10015378

Mary Timman March 01, 2012

Love this shot! And what a gorgeous sky! Great bit of info also. #10015388

Tammy Espino March 01, 2012

Perfection! :) #10015423

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 01, 2012

Wow that sky really adds a radiant strength to this sculpture. #10015588

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 01, 2012

Gorgeous blues, tones, textures, clarity, pov & subtle lighting Heather! Fascinating info, too! WTG, my friend! #10015873

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 01, 2012

You gave this wonderfully executed and detailed monument to Sun Yat-sen the perfect dramatic backdrop - that blue sky with the clouds streaking from the monument is a testimony to your perfect pov, Heather...Hard to capture a monument and give it "punch" - you sure did with this one! Kudos! #10016012

David Phalen March 01, 2012

Excellent light, colors , clarity and textures!! Very well done!! #10016316

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 01, 2012

What an awesome find and shot, Heather! :-) k #10016758

Ann Coates level-classic March 01, 2012

Awesome statute, beautifully captured. #10017109

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 02, 2012

Oh my, what an imposing fellow this is!! WONDERFUL find and capture dear friend!! <>< #10017905

Mike Clime March 02, 2012

Really cool stature, great pov and excellent details, Heather! #10018228

John Connolly March 02, 2012

A superb statue and capture Heather! Thanks for the history too, that is something I didn't know before! #10018245

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 02, 2012

Excellent detail and what a backdrop! Interesting description to go with this fine capture, Heather. #10018435

Jeffrey R. Bange March 02, 2012

What a beautiful capture Heather with such terrific detail, color and composition. #10018697

Mary Dimitriw level-classic March 03, 2012

Beautifully captured and looks so regal against that wonderful sky! #10019138

Liz blahh March 03, 2012

Terrific capture! #10019694

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic March 03, 2012

Impressive statue!! And so is this image, Heather. #10019940

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic March 04, 2012

Amazing to find this in Hawaii, very interesting info on this monument. So well presented here against that gorgeous blue sky. #10021355

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 05, 2012

Gorgeous details and pov, Heather!!! #10024012

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 23, 2015

Congratulations on the Finalist for this impressive and beautiful sculpture. #11306769

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 24, 2015

Congrats on a fantastic winner, Heather. #11307622

Mary K. Robison May 24, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner! #11307662

Mitch Spence level-classic May 24, 2015

Great sculpture and great handling here, Heather. Congratulations on the gold. #11307704

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 24, 2015

So glad to see this one back with the badge it so deserves...Warmest congrats on your excellent Gold Win, Heather! #11307748

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 24, 2015

Fantastic. Beautifully done Heather. Congratulations on the Second Place Win. #11307761

Jeffrey R. Bange May 24, 2015

Congratulations Heather on your well deserved win. #11307788

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 24, 2015

Beautiful capture and winner. Congrats! #11307913

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 25, 2015

CONGRATS on your Winner, Heather.

Evy Johansen level-classic May 26, 2015

BIG congratulations on your beautiful Win, Heather!! #11309102

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 03, 2015

Big congrats on this super find and presentation of this Gold Winner Heather!! #11311979

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe June 11, 2015

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful winning image, Heather! #11316558

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