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Kyoto’s Housen-in Temple Part 3: Rock Garden Desktop Backgrounds
desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Rough-Hewn Tsukubai garden basin at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Rough-Hewn Tsukubai
garden basin at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan
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Picking up from part 1 and part 2 about my trip to the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院) in the Ohara mountain district of Kyoto last fall, we moved from the temple and its maple/moss garden, to a separate rock garden...

desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Caretaker cleaning leaves from a path between the two gardens  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Caretaker
cleaning leaves from a path between the two gardens
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  “Bridge” Over “River” the river is merely suggested by the small light-colored gravel  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 50mm f/1.4 — 1/250 sec, f/1.4, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
“Bridge” Over “River”
the river is merely suggested by the small light-colored gravel
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Mt. Fuji ? amid the swirls of a turbulent sea  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Mt. Fuji ?
amid the swirls of a turbulent sea
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Small Island  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Small Island
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The weather alternated between light rain and brilliant sun... the gloominess seen above was suddenly replaced by intense sun, which lit up the moss and leaves near this gnarled (overly pruned) bush....

desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Intense  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Intense
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Mini Shrine with quite the photogenic roof, layered in moss and maple leaves  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Nikkor 24mm f/1.4 — 1/400 sec, f/1.4, ISO 100 — map & image datanearby photos
Mini Shrine
with quite the photogenic roof, layered in moss and maple leaves
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  From the Front  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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From the Front
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Messy but pretty  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Messy
but pretty
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Another Mountain  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Another Mountain
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Adrift  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Adrift
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The tsukubai (water basin for ritual purification) is a particular focus point in this garden of many focus points...

desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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It's a bit too much for my taste when viewed as a whole, but I liked the photogenic details...

desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 2200 — map & image datanearby photos
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
Nikon D4 + Voigtländer 125mm f/2.5 — 1/400 sec, f/2.5, ISO 1100 — map & image datanearby photos
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desktop background image of a fall-foliage garden scene at the Housen-in Temple (宝泉院), Kyoto Japan  --  Housen-in Temple (宝泉院)  --  Copyright 2012 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/2013-02-16/2211  --  This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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