Monolithic Color: Gold!

Challenge #20 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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No other color is more inspirational than gold. Whether used for decorative arts or industrial processes, no other metal has the same qualities as gold. Show us your golden image, not yellow, not orange, but gold ... lots and lots of gold. The gold color must dominate the image. It doesn't have to be real gold, just posses the golden properties. See Additional rules!
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Gold Shrine
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Mosque of Caliphs, Cordoba. I thought about fixing the perspective and also removing the painting by cropping, but I believe this is a more interesting composition and photo, and there is more of a 3-dimensional look this way.
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Submitted: Saturday, 5th December, 2009 16:53 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 10th October, 2006
Focal length: 5.81 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F2.8
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Notes: I used the camera hand-held. It has some heft to it which keeps the camera steady.
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