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Inland Empire - Mongolia

Inland Empire
Frédéric Lagrange

The Choijin Lama Monastery in Ulaanbaatar.

Photographer's Note: I just love the ambient light in this photo. We took it around midnight, and it required a really long exposure to fully capture the light in the left-hand window and the moonlight. The side story here is the monastery had just closed. When the night guard saw us outside, we saw him reach for and load his gun. My assistant was pretty scared, but in the end we all had a good laugh when we realized that he did this every night, and that he didn't intend to come after us.From the article

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