Poi Sang Long–Shan Festival–Chiang Mai

Sawadee Khrap    or for Shan    “Mai Song Kak”

_MG_7957Today was the last day of the 3 day Shan festival “Poi Sang Long”  at Wat Ku Tao. This festival is for the young boys to enter the Monkhood – boys 7-14 ,dressed in their finest attire, are carried 3 times around the temple and take the robes of novice monks.   I made a

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of most of the images taken. 

I had to use my old camera because the new 7D’s shutter stuck and now I have to send into Canon for repair.  Needless to say I am very disappointed – I hope the Service department can make me feel better with a quick repair.  The new lens on the old 350D camera really helps and the photos are very clear – I’ll let you know what happens as I’ll probably rant and rave if the new one doesn’t get fixed soon – I paid a lot of money and don’t expect a “Professional” camera to go tits up after 300 photos – they advertise a 150,000 shutter life – We’ll see.


2 thoughts on “Poi Sang Long–Shan Festival–Chiang Mai”

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  2. a great record of events and culture. Lets hope the next few months are lucky for them in Burma

    Thanks Brian – next week it will be Wat Pa Pao and lets go together – I’ll post both of our shoots

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