Ancient Premises


Architectural structures, particularly buildings, have been highly valued photographic subjects throughout the history of photography, reflecting society’s admiration for architecture and its cultural significance. Architectural photography was beginning to establish itself as a visual medium by the 1860s.

View At Sunrise:1,000-year-old Thanjavur Brihadeeshwara Temple

Looking back in time, one can see the close relationship between architecture and photography. It has been used to promote architecture by many modern architects since the early nineteenth century.

Architecture: The Peruvudaiyar temple’s plan and development utilizes the axial and symmetrical geometry rules.

Architectural structures have been highly valued as projection subjects throughout the history of photography, from Stonehenge to pyramids to churches, reflecting society’s appreciation for architecture and its cultural significance.

Brihadisvara Temple: Locally known as Thanjai Periya Kovil

Buildings, monuments, interiors, and exteriors are all featured in architectural photography. Images can be used for artistic purposes. Or to record a structure’s beauty.

The Temples Perish: But the God still lives

Architecture is one of the most dynamic art forms engraved into the fabric of human civilization, from the Giza pyramids to the temples of Ancient Rome, from a suburban home to a towering modern skyscraper. Because no two structures are alike, and no two views provide the same image, architecture is a popular subject for photographers. Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.

Mandapa: Quare plan structures axially aligned between the Nandi mandapa

Brihadeeshwara Temple (Peruvudaiyar Kovil) is a Hindu Shiva temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India. RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajesvaram are some of the other names for it. It is one of India’s greatest temples and a fine example of Chola Dravidian architecture. The temple, which was finished in 1010 AD by the emperor Raja Raja Chola I, celebrated its 1000th anniversary in 2010.

Murals: The temple has an underneath layer of Chola frescoes on the sanctum walls

This chapter is all about the great temple of Brihadeeshwara a hindu shiva templein Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

All the photos and text in this post are copyright of Alwin Binu, Ernakulam, Creative Hut Institute of Photography.Their reproduction, full or part, is forbidden without the explicit approval of the rightful owners.

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