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Wah! Taj...!

Posted by
Sriram (Chennai, India) on 26 October 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Just back from my Delhi Trip... Did manage to tweak into Agra for less than a couple of days in between to shoot the magnificient Taj Mahal. Will be posting a series of images of the Taj from now. I am so excited to share it with all you guys out there! Couple of days was just too less a time to capture the essence and magnitude of Taj. But did manage to get some interesting perspectives of the beauty! And So, this one was shot at twilight from behind the Jamuna river (Mehtab bagh Side)! I did miss my little sister a lot there... She always wanted to go to the Taj... This one is for you guys, Sush and Vishi! And Happy Birthday, Vishi!

NIKON D50 1/1600 second F/13.0 90 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Aparna from Chennai, India

Nice! Eagerly waiting for the rest of the series :)

26 Oct 2009 5:05am

uvaraj from New Jersey, United States

WOW man..Can't wait for the series. Keep it coming...:)

26 Oct 2009 5:16am

kalyanikesavan from New delhi, India

wonderful capture the reflection covers every niute part of taj. eager to see the rest. The image is very clear and the colour is very beautiful.

26 Oct 2009 6:00am

Ram from Chennai, India

Wow! Eagerly awaiting the rest.

26 Oct 2009 6:34am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

If there is magic on this image! Superb shot!

26 Oct 2009 8:29am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

I think I've seen all the standard photo's taken of this beautiful building, but I've never seen it likes this ... very original and a great photo with all those shades and the beautiful silhouette!

26 Oct 2009 8:49am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Superb image!!! The reflections are just perfect.

26 Oct 2009 9:01am

eva from Rouen, France

wonderful !

26 Oct 2009 9:12am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Lovely classic image, very calming

26 Oct 2009 9:33am

Mags from Paris, France

Wow impressive, love the reflection in the water and the very moody atmosphere !

26 Oct 2009 9:47am

Manubhai from Bangalore, India

Good Shot...nice reflection and great picture of Indian Pride...

26 Oct 2009 9:48am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Magique... j'aime

26 Oct 2009 9:53am

k@ from Paris, France

Oh my ! I LOVE this and the almost heart-like shaped puddle.
A marvel, again - and i'm so happy to discover soon your shots of this superb part of the world*

26 Oct 2009 10:00am

Fabienne from Quelque part ou ailleurs, France

An amazing shot, really !

26 Oct 2009 10:06am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Awww that is marvelous... so spectacular and mysterious ! I love the light, the reflections and the soft tones ! Very very well done :)

26 Oct 2009 10:22am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Absolutely beautiful. A perfect shot

26 Oct 2009 10:28am

Kiki from Ambert, France

A palace of fairy le Taj Mahal's tale seen with your eyes ! Haughtiness !

26 Oct 2009 10:47am

Christophe Esnard from Angoulême, France

This reflection is a perfect gateway to explore with you this legendary monument. Magic !

26 Oct 2009 10:53am

Manuela from Rennes, France

Un reflet de ce monument révèle la magie d'un passé!

26 Oct 2009 11:16am

Ravi from Singapore, Singapore

Magical perspective - its amazing how many ways you can play with this monument.You have chosen a beautiful one. Awaiting the rest...

26 Oct 2009 11:24am

zOOm from Paris, France

Lovely silhouettes in this misty sky. Fairy horizon.

26 Oct 2009 11:43am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

wow ! amazing shot ! Love the reflection in the puddle ! dreamy tones for a fantastic image !

26 Oct 2009 12:01pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Outstanding! Excellent and interesting POV. The silhouette shows the details of this grand structure. Well framed within the water for a stunning reflection.
This is image has award winning qualities.
I wish I could give you more than 5 stars!

26 Oct 2009 12:56pm

dideban from mashhad, Iran

Hi, the best composition

26 Oct 2009 1:51pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Wow, what a nice photo, compliment
Super reflection also

26 Oct 2009 2:04pm

Vilas from Mumbai, India

FAN....TAS.....TIC......WAH TAJ!!!!!!!!!!!

26 Oct 2009 2:33pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Excellent reflections.

26 Oct 2009 2:51pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Wonderful view. The light and reflections are superb.

26 Oct 2009 2:54pm

Sushma from United States

Phenomenal! Waiting for the rest. Bring it on brother !!

26 Oct 2009 3:13pm

Jacqueline from Montréal, Canada

I'm waiting for the others...

26 Oct 2009 4:03pm

`Paul from Minneapolis, United States

wow .... bravo bravo!!

26 Oct 2009 4:05pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

WOW .. WOw .. the best shot of TODAY :)))

26 Oct 2009 4:13pm

Irene from France

Very poetic shot ... I love this ! GREAT

26 Oct 2009 4:34pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

A very effective composition! best...jerry

26 Oct 2009 4:44pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is a fabulous dreamy shot with perfect reflections. Love it.

26 Oct 2009 4:54pm

Nandini from Chennai, India

Awesome picture Sriram!Too good! Waiting to see more of it!!

26 Oct 2009 4:57pm

Vishi from fairfax, United States

Phenom - Cant wait for the rest!

26 Oct 2009 5:25pm

Monte Stevens from Westerville, United States

A view I've never seen before so it really drew my attention. Really nice cool blue colors also pull me in and I do like the silhouette. I really wish I had some reference point to show the size of this structure. I know it's large. Very well done!!!!!

26 Oct 2009 5:49pm

Antoine from France

Your photo is beautiful. Antoine

26 Oct 2009 6:24pm

Kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Brilliant photo - the reflection and colouring is perfect.

26 Oct 2009 6:33pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Perfect reflection!! Well done. Impressionant :-)))

26 Oct 2009 6:57pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

This works so very well. You took bright haze and a cloudless sky and created poetry - well done.

26 Oct 2009 8:25pm

Stephane Themeze from Maryland, United States

Great atmosphere! Great take on the Taj! Beautiful blues and views!

26 Oct 2009 10:06pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

This one exceeds yesterday's -- 5 stars.

27 Oct 2009 12:13am

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

What a beautiful scene and reflections. I love the atmosphere. Well done!!

27 Oct 2009 12:33am

Ajay from Pune, India

The silhouette is the structure is amazing.

27 Oct 2009 1:20am

Mahboubeh from Raleigh, United States

gorgeous !! I like Blue here ! Co0o0ll Taj mahal ! Happy Bday vishi :)

27 Oct 2009 3:55am

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

very lovely and stunning! admire it!

27 Oct 2009 4:27am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Absolutely magnificent! Great work. Congratulations.

27 Oct 2009 9:21am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Love the sillhoutee and the foreground.. excellent shot!

27 Oct 2009 9:41am

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

words cannot contain the magic this image holds - - the closest word to describe this is "magic" (sorry if I sound redundant.) just fantastic.

27 Oct 2009 1:52pm

Ardan from Philippines

now that is unfair!! what a perfect view, excellent capture!!

27 Oct 2009 9:01pm

eme chiquilla from córdoba, Spain

WOW!!! ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!!!! thanks for this super shot!!

27 Oct 2009 9:42pm

Cat from Philadelphia, United States

this image evokes so much mystery and wonder...amazing!

28 Oct 2009 3:06am

lydia from Paris, France

Wonderful Taj !!

28 Oct 2009 3:58am

nafisa from bangalore, India

awsome shot of the taj and its reflection. :-)

28 Oct 2009 7:58am

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom

Love the reflection effect. It's a beautiful image!

28 Oct 2009 7:41pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great shot,well done .
I like it :)

30 Oct 2009 3:46pm

Vilas from Mumbai, India

wow..man I am bit confused now. I think this one is your best one but your next one is also equally best.But the BEST is only one. So, which one is really the best? Leave it yaar.....all are the best.

4 Nov 2009 3:08pm

Farhad Zalmai from Kabul, Afghanistan

so lovely

8 Nov 2009 10:27am

pal from bangalore, India

beautiful...the reflection shows your attention to details.

26 Mar 2010 6:58pm

Vinny from Port Elizabeth, South Africa

What a beautiful birthday present!

11 Feb 2011 6:58am