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Absolutely spellbinding!

Posted by
Sriram (Chennai, India) on 27 October 2009 in Architecture and Portfolio.

A wide close up of the Taj, depicting the sheer magnitude of this monument. This one was shot from the North-West side.

NIKON D50 1/320 second F/10.0 27 mm (35mm equiv.)

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PATRICK from miramas, France

wow very great capture!!!

27 Oct 2009 5:10am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

So beautiful, great shot!

27 Oct 2009 5:52am

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

absolutely wonderful !!!
friendships !

27 Oct 2009 6:52am

ekalavyan from Calicut, India

Good snap.
Did you changed colour tone or temp. Is it in the natural tone?

27 Oct 2009 8:55am

@ekalavyan: Used a filter added to a warmer white balanced mode. Shot on a bright sunny evening and so the contrast and tones on Taj! Thanks!

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Stunning building!

27 Oct 2009 8:57am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I agree with other postings. This is an exceptional photo.

27 Oct 2009 8:57am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Spellbinding indeed.. a symbol of love.. great shot, Sriram!

27 Oct 2009 9:41am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

The other day I saw a documentary about the Taj and an interesting detail was hearing about those minarets leaning toward the outside, so that in case of an earthquake they will not damage the Taj! Wonderful photo of this amazing building Sriram!

27 Oct 2009 10:43am

Manubhai from Bangalore, India

This is simply outstanding...I loved the capture and the clarity...I hope you did not use HDR?

27 Oct 2009 10:50am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Yes it's a magnificent building, nice capture.

27 Oct 2009 11:00am

thami from Morocco

Le Taj Mahal dans sa splendeur éternelle !

27 Oct 2009 11:07am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely clarity

27 Oct 2009 11:28am

rem_la from Villiers, France

splendide !

27 Oct 2009 12:12pm

Christophe Esnard from Angoulême, France

It is so nice !

27 Oct 2009 12:22pm

Mhélène from Paris, France

Really so beautiful !

27 Oct 2009 12:36pm

Nina from Haute Loire, France

Superb! The light creates the atmosphere, it is fabulous!

27 Oct 2009 12:52pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Wonderful shot . Awesome architecture !

27 Oct 2009 1:08pm

Vishi from Fairfax, United States

Stunning!!! Keep them coming ...

27 Oct 2009 1:31pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Wonderful photo, great atmosphere

27 Oct 2009 1:41pm

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Pretty photograph in against diving

27 Oct 2009 1:57pm

`Paul from Minneapolis, United States

nicely shot! ... crisp, sharp, great colors. .. what a majestic building.

27 Oct 2009 2:12pm

Rags from Plano, United States

Your title says it all. I really think that ancient Indian structures are masterpieces.

27 Oct 2009 2:23pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

thanks for visit !
Magnificent centring and colors!!

27 Oct 2009 3:10pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Fine perspective. Excellent detail.

27 Oct 2009 4:49pm

eva from Rouen, France

a mythic building ! well done !

27 Oct 2009 5:44pm

Stephane Themeze from Maryland, United States

The light is stunning & beautiful. Great shot!

27 Oct 2009 5:52pm

Sushma from United States


27 Oct 2009 6:04pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Nice angle, impressionat view, lovely site!!

27 Oct 2009 6:48pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

perfect in wide angle ! a jewel !

27 Oct 2009 7:05pm

Kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Fantastic perspective of a beautiful building

27 Oct 2009 7:11pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Great shot!!! Excellent angle of view!

27 Oct 2009 8:28pm

Ardan from Philippines

Kiale!!! What a wonderful capture. Great angle!

27 Oct 2009 8:59pm

eme chiquilla from córdoba, Spain

impressive shot! :D

27 Oct 2009 9:41pm

Veronelle from Lens, France


27 Oct 2009 10:12pm

Kiki from Ambert, France

Grand !

27 Oct 2009 10:13pm

alex centrella from California, United States

fantastic capture !

27 Oct 2009 10:25pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

the wonderful building is so prominent under this low light sky! well done!

27 Oct 2009 10:53pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful and impressive architecture. People are giving the scale.

28 Oct 2009 12:25am

Ajay from Pune, India

Ek shehenshah ne banwa ke hasin Taj Mahal, sari duniya ko mahobat ki nishani di hai. I love the PoV of the shot.

28 Oct 2009 1:12am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


28 Oct 2009 2:14am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

Fantastic. Great architecture. I like the composition

28 Oct 2009 3:13am

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

That subtle pastel sky is perfect Sriram - a beautiful capture.

28 Oct 2009 3:31am

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States


28 Oct 2009 4:04am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Fantastic details -- you captured them well!

28 Oct 2009 4:44am

uvaraj from United States

This is how it is done right. Marvelous :)

28 Oct 2009 5:45am

Veerendra from Pune, India

great shot .. congratulations !!

28 Oct 2009 11:01am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Magnificent! Excellent POV. Absolutely stunning capture.

28 Oct 2009 1:58pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice angle

28 Oct 2009 7:52pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

new angle :)

30 Oct 2009 3:44pm

kalyanikesavan from New delhi, India

Very very excellent shot. stunning colour and lighting. Marvellous.

2 Nov 2009 1:07pm