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© Akhilesh Sharma
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 20, 2007
TakenFebruary 3, 2007
ModelCanon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Exposure1/125 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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The construction of this mughal monument was done in 1784. This photo is taken from top of the labyrinth, which has 1024 similar looking doorways, 4 floors, walkways inside the walls. You can see the entire Lucknow city from top of it.

21 responses

  • Marko Mihailovich

    Marko Mihailovich said (7 Aug 2007):

    Love the tone of the photograph, and the composition really make it.

  • Fabian Foo

    Fabian Foo said (7 Aug 2007):

    Thanks for reminding me why I really do need to visit India one day!

  • Erin Clark

    Erin Clark gave props (7 Aug 2007):

    Man, I love this shot!

  • Jason Carlton

    Jason Carlton gave props (8 Aug 2007):

    The framing with the archway is really great.

  • Jaybill McCarthy

    Jaybill McCarthy said (9 Aug 2007):

    What an awesome shot. I love the contrast between ancient riches and modern poverty in India you're able to show here.

  • Nicole Gesmondi

    Nicole Gesmondi gave props (16 Aug 2007):

    Love the composition! Nice choice of color. The orange/sepia make this photo look antique.

  • Jaffer Bhimji

    Jaffer Bhimji gave props (16 Aug 2007):

    I studied Mughal history and yearn to come to India and see it through my own eyes.Magical shot taken at the magical hour. Love it!

  • Nick Edens

    Nick Edens gave props (21 Aug 2007):

    Really like the composition and the overall toning gives it that old world feel. Nicely done.

  • Greg Papalia

    Greg Papalia said (25 Aug 2007):

    This photo has a really terrific overall feeling. Its always a challenge to capture the feeling of a place and to transport the viewer across time and space. You've done a great job with this image.

  • Vanessa Marie Gonzalez

    Vanessa Marie Gonzalez gave props (3 Sep 2007):

    Great shot!

  • Waddy Thompson

    Waddy Thompson gave props (8 Sep 2007):

    Outstanding scene and light. It looks timeless.

  • Jerry Martin

    Jerry Martin said (20 Sep 2007):

    love the concept and color of this photo. very good lighting

  • Brian Rauvola

    Brian Rauvola said (21 Sep 2007):

    Spectacular image!

  • remy agustin

    remy agustin said (2 Oct 2007):

    hey dude! its really a nice shot, i love the color, the scene is amazing how you get it so nice like that! geee make more pics like this ok, i know you can coz your one in a million man for me hahaha! kudos man and wish best for you always. luv yah! mwahhhhh

  • remy agustin

    remy agustin gave props (2 Oct 2007):

    this man really amazing to make good shot.... no doubt about it!

  • Garret Clarke

    Garret Clarke gave props (3 Oct 2007):


  • Robert Case

    Robert Case gave props (11 Aug 2008):

    The location definitely rocks, but the composition exposure and color give it that "feel" that it needs and certainly has. India is a place that has THIS vibe and this picture captures it so well. Nice job! (Now I gotta go back too....)

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (3 Sep 2008):

    A very creative shot with a title that fits perfectly.

  • Liisa Roberts

    Liisa Roberts gave props (7 Sep 2008):

    Fantastic. this is a photo from dreams. Beautiful

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (28 Mar 2012):

    Outstanding, love the light, POV and composition.

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