Articles by Shariqkhan

Buddhist Monuments of Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh, India

 Buddhist Monuments of Sanchi are situated some 50 Kms away from state capital Bhopal on Vidisha Road. Earliest known monument named as Great Stupa was originally constructed during the reign of Mauryan King Ashoka(between 300 BC - 200 BC ) and it is said that relics of Gautama Buddha were kept in it. Later on during Sunga and Satavahana period it was further modified in form of balustrade , gateways etc.It has 4 toranas(decorated gateways) which depicts Buddhist Rituals, Stories etc. There... continue reading

Another Milestone : 500 Images - Crossed

One more Milestone of 500 Images Crossed with 168 Sales. Waiting to Cross the milestone of 200 Sales. I hope that it will be achieved soon.My uploaded images are from different sections1. Wildlife   2. Historic Architecture   3. Flora(Plants and Tress)   4.Transportation   5. Money and Finance   6. Agriculture   7. Art   8. Landscape   and many more continue reading

World of Coins

Some time back I have photographed Currency Coin both ancient and modern, Indian and World. Some of them are as followsSome Indian Silver Coins of Sultanate Period, Mughal Era and some Native States    Some Forgotten Aluminium Coins of India    American Dollar    1 Rupee of Nepal    1 Rupee Commemorative Coin Mahatma Gandhi, India    Tonk Princely State of India   continue reading

More than 350 Images, Received 1st Payment , Thanks Dreamstime

Thanks Dreamstime for the First Payment. Also my diversifiedportfolio crossed another milestone of 357 images covering wide variety of Subjects including Arts and Sculptures , Ancient Architecture, Birds and Wildlife, Nature and Landscapes, Sports, Objects etc. I hope that Dreamstime, Me and all the other contributors will continue to grow in terms of their specializations.Some Recent Photos of AnimalsTigress   Asiatic Lion   Asiatic Lioness   Terracotta Figures... continue reading

The Cotton World

 Two weeks back I have got a chance to visit some areas of Nimar Region of Madhya Pradesh, India which have cotton producing fields.  At that time crop of cotton was ready to harvest and I have captured three stages flower, boll and jin of Cotton Crop.  continue reading

Celebrating a Milestone of 325 Approved Image and 25 Sales

          In less than a year time my portfolio reached to 325 images with 23 sales so far.I am very happy as an Exclusive Contributor of Dreamstime and expecting first 50 sales soon.          My listed image comesfrom all many different fields Wildlife(Birds, Animals, Reptiles, Butterflies), Nature(River, Hills, Waterfall, Forest), Historic Architecture of India, Agriculture Fields, Construction Equipment, Sports, Grains, Garment etc.           ... continue reading

Similar or Dissimilar Image

Today Dreamstime team removed one of my approved image(approved few months ago) by sending me a message that it was accidentally approved and it is very similar to the other existing photo. Both photo were taken from different anglesof the same heritage building and have different elements. Although Dreamstime owns full right of accepting or removing the image but I like to know the views to fellow members regarding both of the images.Following is the existing imageHere is the thumbnail... continue reading

Wildlife in India

There are many National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Zoos in India.Various species of animals including Tigers, Leopards, Gaur, Sloth Bears, Deer and Antelopes, Wolves, Hyena, Jackal and Foxes seen in them.Although spotting Tigers, Leopards and Sloth Bears are not easily seen in them except Ranthambhore National Park , Corbet Tiger Reserve, Bandhavgarh National Park and Melghat Tiger Reserve.Other wild animals can be spotted in unprotected areas also. continue reading

Crossed a milestone of 200 Approved Images

I am happy to share this information that during last four months my approved images crossed the milestone of 200. Now I have 225 approved images from wide variety of subjects in my Portfolio. My portfolio includes Wildlife(Birds, Animals), Nature(Forest, Landscape, Trees, Plants ,Flowers, Insects) , Historic Buildings & Architecture(Monuments, Sculptures,Palaces, Gates) Food Items(Spices, Pulses, Grains), Sports etc. Expecting good sales in next few months. continue reading

Stone Sculptures of Western Madhya Pradesh, India

Madhya Pradesh is the Central Indian state of India. It has very old history of ancient civilisation and culture. Many parts of Western Madhya Pradesh which includes Narmada Valley, Nimar and Malwa areas once very in the stone arts.Stone Sculptures of later Buddhist era and idols from 5th Century AD found at various places of Mandsour, Kasrawad, Harsud, Mandav etc.Stone idols of Jain and Hindu deities of found at Hinglajgarh area during excavation which belongs to 9th Century AD to 12 Century... continue reading

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