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The intricate patterns and designs on the ceiling and inside the dome at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abudhabi

Patterns on the Ceiling and Inside a Dome at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque

The view from the ground at the level of the ceiling and of the insides of a dome of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque at Abu Dhabi. Everything inside the brown circle is the dome. The intricate and minute designs and patterning of the dome and the ceiling stands out flattened down, in this technique I call “crane your neck and ...

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A view of the side of the Sheikh Zayed Grand mosque from the North side courtyard

North Side View of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

The view of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as seen from the north side courtyard, with its impressive domes and uniquely golden spires on top of them. Tried a symmetrical photograph but didn’t quite come out in a straight line, though you can see a glass window straight ahead if you look closely. Facebook Twitter Google+ ...

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Photo of Mumbai from the air

Aerial (Pollution) Photo of Mumbai over Vakola to Bandra and Beyond

Aerial view of parts of Mumbai from Santacruz, Vakola and Khar to Bandra and beyond to Dharavi and Matunga. The road in the middle in the Western Express Highway with the Kalina-Vakola flyover on which vehicles are standed for as far as ones eye can see. The highway turns right after Bandra and continues along the Mahim Bay,  the water body on ...

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Photo of the CST heritage building in Mumbai

The Chhatrapati Shivaji (Victoria) Terminus Building, Mumbai

The iconic heritage building housing the Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Terminus in Mumbai. The building is a world-famous landmark and houses the head offices of the Central Railway (CR) zone of Indian Railways. CST, as it is known, is the terminal point for all of CR’s Central suburban line services and also for many of India’s oldest long distance train services ...

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The New Krishnarajapuram (KR Puram) Railway Station Building

The new Krishnarajapuram (KR Puram) railway station building entrance on Platform 4 facing the Ring Road,  a bit before the current “entrance” at the junction under the hanging bridge. Very discreetly SWR constructed this in a time span of 6 months, and will be the official main entrance to the station from now on. As of now the official station building is on ...

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A toy Smart car on a Indian train's window sill. Wxample for Macro Photography

A Toy SMART Car on a Train Window Sill (Macro Photography)

A SMART toy car (1:32 scale) sits on the window sill of an Indian train. The train was running, of course, and the compartment was that of a Sleeper coach. Macro Photography is the process of taking close-up, larger than life photographs (more than 1:1) of objects. Though this is not really high-quality, professional stuff, a small, humble attempt. Note the ...

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