Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple

by Chweeleng August. 25, 2011 1462 views

This is one of the oldest temple in Singapore. Located at Serangoon Road within easy access of the Farrer Park MRT Station, this beautiful Indian temple presents rich photo opportunities for the keen photographer.

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#1 Beautiful sculptures carved by Indian craftmen greets you at the entrance.


#3 I decided to do this shot in black & white to focus on the rich tones of the sculpture.



#6 A single rose greets you on the threshold of the temple entrance.

#7 A devotee touched the floor as a mark of respect and to announce his arrival.


#9 Once in the compound of the temple, you are greeted by more beautifully carved and colorful sculptures.


#11 A priest performing a ritual prayer

#12 A musician playing the traditional Indian trumpet or Nadasvaram during a prayer ritual


#14 A drummer posing for a shot

#15 Devotees attended to by an Indian priest



#18 An Indian priest blessing a devotee



#21 An Indian priest oblige with a pose during a break in the ritual

#22 This kindly lady manning the entrance obliges with a pose

#23 Even the musicians were more than happy to have their picture taken. I will make them a print in my next visit :)

#24 A pose through a mirror

#25 Having exhausted the human subjects, my lens turned next to the birds, who happily obliged with a coy pose.

#26 Now which is the shadow and which the bird?

#27 A religious lesson being conducted in a class


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Lismel 9 years, 9 months ago

So many good pictures in this set ! I love #6, 7, 8 and 11. I put 8 in my favorites because this is the kind of "perfect" shot that I would like to get close to. The light in the whole set is magical. I love the portraits, especially the one of the old lady (#22) and the man in the mirror (I guess it is a mirror ?). It is brilliant !

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Aaron 9 years, 9 months ago

Wow! I see u got good light that day! Like ESP the rose series. Also like the bird series, the mirror reflection and the framing one. Great set!

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Kauphem 9 years, 9 months ago

Just amazed at the angle in the shots....Very nicely captured

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