City Entrance

© Maria Coulson

City Entrance

Uploaded: March 25, 2016 08:11:52 | Entered: March 25, 2016 08:14:37


Entrance to the Forbidden City in Beijing. The Forbidden City was the Chinese imperial palace from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty (1420 to 1912). It served as the home of emperors and their households as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government for almost 500 years. It is in the center of Beijing, China, and consists of 980 buildings covering 180 acres. With more than 14 million annual visitors, the Palace Museum is the most visited Museum in the world.


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 25, 2016

Outstanding comp, color, depth and detail! #1652993

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 01, 2016

What a great little scene to have through these impressive doors; I think it really emphasizes their massive size. Love the red, the pops of gold. Congratulations on your gold 2nd place, Maria. #11468548

Susan Williams May 01, 2016

Congratulations on your Gold winner, Maria. Beautifully composed and so inviting. Thanks for the history that makes this image even more special. #11468578

Mick Burkey May 03, 2016

Congratulations on your win, Maria. Beautiful design and execution. #11469814

Kevin OToole May 07, 2016

Where the hell are the people? What a great shot. I don't know how you did it, Maria. I was there 12 years ago and was unable to get a shot like this. Congratulations on a wonderful photograph and your win. #11471548


Congrats on your awesome 2nd Place Win Maria! #11473724

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic August 20, 2016

Belated congratulations on this Gorgeous gold winner! #11507738

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