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Laotian Mountains

The mountain is a sacred place; here a 'shiva' phalus used to sit on the 'nipple' of the mountain below the clouds. It was said that the water from clouds would be caught here and from there make its way down the mountain into a temple.

This photograph was shot as a Jpeg then converted to TIFF format when edited. F4; 1/400 sec; 14.4mm Focal Length; -2/3 Exposure Compensation; Spot Metering; Flash; The camera used for this shot was a Canon Powershot G6 and was put together using Photoshop CS2

The Location is Southern Laos, Champasak Province.