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Ajanta, Ellora caves HD film capturing paintings and rock-cut sculpture 
Caves carved from hills, immaculate top-down orthodox architecture
Modern monuments rise from plinth, CAD down-up structure
Meticulous paintings on dark-at-noon high cave ceilings
Difficult to adjust in one go zoom-click all finer details of paintings     

PS : 
~  Ajanta / Ellora - UNESCO World Heritage Sites - 
                               rock-cut caves located in Aurangabad, India 
     Ajanta - famous for paintings & sculpure of Buddhist religious art
     Ellora  - famous for Buddhist, Hindu & Jain rock-cut temples & monasteries 

~ HD - High Definition 

~ CAD - computer aided design

By Hitendra Mehta
May 2011

For Members contest –  Ekphrasis painting, sculpture, book, film by Brian Strand

Copyright © Hitendra Mehta

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  1. Date: 6/3/2011 12:28:00 PM
    This must be the 8th wonder of the world...was this cave painted in secrecy? Such a gorgeous image you "clicked" and wrote about. Blessings to u, Gwendolen

  1. Date: 5/26/2011 6:23:00 PM
    Thanks for sharing refreshing my memories of the caves, Hitendra

  1. Date: 5/26/2011 2:37:00 PM
    Very creative work that should get Brian's attention..Good luck..Thanks for the kind review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 5/24/2011 6:57:00 PM
    I bet that place is beautiful, Hitendra. The list of what we could write about for this contest is endless. You asked where poetry is on my top ten list. WHy it's in the line where I said: "Alone time to read and to write!" (that covers LOTS of stuff!!

  1. Date: 5/24/2011 11:08:00 AM
    you have really made me proud of u brother ! Very nice and captivating piece !

  1. Date: 5/24/2011 10:21:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your poetry with us today. As it was a very interesting write. It was a pleasure to read your poetry today Hitendra. Love, Carol