Saturday the 22nd April was lovely sunny day, albeit a bit cold outside.Lighting was perfect to capture some images.I decided to travel to Loch Leven as its a place I've heard of but never been to before.I was unsure what to expect.So here goes, i type 'Loch Leven' into the Sat Nav and on the road I go.Ended up lost down a farm track but gave me the opportunity to steal a few snaps. Eventually I made it to a place called 'Loch Leven Larder' this was a small garden centre type... continue reading
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Recently we visited the cities of Avila, Toledo and Salamanca in Spain.These are cities with a rich history and culture.We walked a lot and were amazed by their beautiful cathedrals and other monuments.Historical cities have a lot to offer and, as you can see, also for photographers! continue reading
Jordan is a young state that occupies an ancient land, one that bears the traces of many civilizations. Separated from ancient Palestine by the Jordan River, the region played a prominent role in biblical history. It is among the most politically liberal countries of the Arab world. Few glimpses of Jordan are captured here. continue reading
I've worked as hard as I could all my life. I wasn't a photographer nor an illustrator in the past - never went to school and learned everything by myself. No one did a favor to me, no one helped. I'm lucky that I have my parents who supported me on my passions as much as they can even when they broke - they never tried to suppress except my idea of being a rock guitarist which was futile in a country like mine anyway.Here in Turkey if you are a visitor they don't care you taking photographs... continue reading
On a week-end trip to the city of Balaguer (Lleida) we stayed during the night in the Monastery of Santa Maria de Bellpuig de les Avellanes which has been converted into a modern hotel but keeping the monasteries ambient (no TV in the rooms).The ancient building itself has been kept and renovated so that it offers many interesting views and also historic data for those interested in the catalan middle-age.It is possible to make several excursions by foot through the nearby vineyards, forests... continue reading
Your chance to be in history,magnificent historic architecture @India.India is a country well known for rich history and is a host of famous historic landmarks, absolute larger than life buildings, visit to the places takes you back in the history, it is like you are in a time machine and it takes you back in gone by centuries.See the pics: continue reading
Historic landmark in the foothills of Himalaya- Ancient Temple at Baijnath, Himachal, India.This temple is a very famous temple and lot of people come here from distant places to worship Hindu God Shiva. The temple is a very old one, it was created on 1204 A.D. by two local merchants named Ahuka and Manyuka, there was a small temple already at that place from age of Ramayana, orginially it is believed to be created by Ravana. The art work on the walls of temple is fantastic. Refer pictures below... continue reading
We have been visiting many ancient places and ruins since couple of years, some were within India, some outside and some are well known as UNESCO world Heritage site. After my previous article on Hampi, this is the second blog on such a historic place.Badami was the regal capital of the powerful Chalukyan empire from 540 to 757 AD in southern India. It is mainly famous for its rock cut caves, sand stone architectures and inscriptions. All different architectures portray the harmonic balance between... continue reading
Our recent trip to Hampi was so awesome that still we dream about the time, spent there....in the midst of ancient ruins, temples, rocks and bank of serene lakes.We knew that we would go there someday...will get many photogenic spots to load our cards with bunch of photos...but what we did not know is..the place still retains its ancient charm..ancient enough to give you the feel of 600 years old India...So many times we kept the camera aside and just sat quietly...Watching sunset from a hilltop.... continue reading
Britishers invaded India , History can describe about same .Britishers were amazed with the beauty of shimla , they setup Shimla as summer capital of British India .Visit to Shimla uniquely reflects vintage era of british rule in India. From Beautiful Ridgeto Historic Buildings of British Period which where build by them during 1900 . These buildings have been build at atnoshing 6000-6500 ft from sea level during 1930. Britishers were truly mesmerized with scenicview Shimla... continue reading
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