Street Scene 2 : Calcutta
Another typical street scene from Calcutta.You can see the famous Tipu Sultan Mosque in central Calcutta photographed from across the Chowringhee Road.The Tipu Sultan Shahi Mosque (also known as Tipu Sultan Masjid) is a famous mosque in Calcutta, India. Located at 185 Dharamtalla Street, the mosque is a relic of architectural and cultural heritage.It was built in 1842 by Prince Ghulam Mohammed, the youngest son of Tipu Sultan.The Mosque has 16 domes and 4 minarets and has a capacity of 1000.
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mcmtanyel (21323) 2014-05-03 13:05
The mosque is very elegant but unfortunately, it seems to have sprouted appendages that are not commensurate with its beauty. I like the inclusion of those two vehicles on the street.
lousat (89134) 2014-05-03 14:54
Hi Farhat,nice street scene with a magnificent architechture to see,this ols mosque is truly beautiful,a very original style and decorations,an excellent capture despite the difficult light,i like it!Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
pajaran (59045) 2014-05-03 21:59
Interesantan tekst o dzamiji sa opisom, lep pogled ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazana arhitektura i detalji na fasadi.
Imajte lep dan za odmor, sve najbolje.
An interesting article on the mosque with the description, nice view ...
Good time recording and contrast, beautiful architecture and details shown on the facade.
Have a nice day to relax, all the best.
siudzi (34141) 2014-05-03 23:49
The main subject here looks absolutely great with its unique design and architectural elements. I am sure this must be a fantastic mosque but why is it surrounded by the market? I don't get it, maybe this is a cultural thing. Anyway, beautifully seen and photographed! TFS!
Have a nice day!
ikeharel (69179) 2014-05-04 1:56
Fabulous clear image over the street and up to the mosque roof-top turrets.
Impossible to count, but a very impressive set of small turrets and 4 big towers, and the domes within.
Marvelous piece of architecture.
shreya2000 (2353) 2014-05-04 2:15
Good pic showing good detail of the mosque. A very good architecture shown by you.
Thanks for sharing.
holmertz (50766) 2014-05-04 3:03
Another kind of nostalgic photo for me from a place I have walked by many times. This mosque is a small gem in a noisy and busy area. The good light has given you very nicely mild colours. It's an interesting fact that the two cars are not the traditional Ambassadors, as they would have been just a few years ago.
mirosu (16031) 2014-05-04 3:12
As I can see I've missed some nice photos from your gallery during my TE absence, but I will caught up soon.
This one is excellent, nice view to beautiful mosque. Superb combination of nice architecture with the street life around.
Very well done.
snunney (96721) 2014-05-04 3:47
A street scene with some very interesting architecture as a backdrop. Fine presentation, I like it.
Oceania (5202) 2014-05-05 6:31
You're showing us very unique architecture in India. Thanks for sharing.
COSTANTINO (63675) 2014-05-05 22:34
simple typical shot and street scenery
so interesting and impressive for all of
us who never visited India
I liked the inclusion of those two vehicles
in the street
have a nice day
Apurba20 (984) 2014-05-05 23:33
Such quaint little mosques sure do increase the beauty of mundane cities. Excellently shot.
Nice peaceful Kolkata! Can't think of it. :)
PS: I am here after almost a month away from TE (for unavoidable reasons), am glad to see your photos again.
Nicou (138998) 2014-05-08 1:09
quelle vue et iamge sueprbe toutes ces coupoles et ces tourelles qui ressortent quelle compo et iamge sueprbe cpatage et vue.
Bravo et amitié
photoray (13981) 2014-05-08 6:26
Impressive architecture, the Tipu Sultan Mosque's 16 domes are very articulate and historically worthy of continuing protection for all to enjoy.
adramad (44296) 2014-05-08 7:36
Fantastic composition with this beautiful mosque, with its many domes and minarets, creates an image of great beauty, while the life of the city continues beside her.
Good management of light and good sharpness.
Have a nice day.
All the best.
nikkitta (17066) 2014-05-08 8:48
A true street capture, a mix of daily live, street sellers, cars and arquitecture
What call more my atention are the top turrents
Well taken congrats
Silvio1953 (139811) 2014-05-08 13:40
Ciao Farhat, great view of fantastic architecture, lovely urban view, excellent clarity and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
jcpix (13908) 2014-05-08 15:52
You say 'typical' street scene, where as my Western eyes say "whoa!" :) What a collection of different elements in this frame, I love how it all comes together...but the mosque still looks out of place to me. lol Beautiful just the same to see from this vantage point, and a wonderful mix of modern and ancient. Just another day on the streets, yeah? ;) Enjoy the new day. Take good care.
rychem (33967) 2014-05-08 21:30
I am impressed with the architecture af this mosque, beautiful building with rich decorative details, very nice photo
kato (11630) 2014-05-08 22:44
You're capturing well this architecture by a good composition and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to aee the beautiful and clean mosque in Calcutta with tateful design and some domes.
jurek1951 (42196) 2014-05-09 0:18
a beautiful photo of this place with splendid composition and attractive details, great mediterranean lights and the POV is excellent,
eldancer1 (36343) 2014-05-09 7:25
I think architects of the past built beautiful and durable buildings as compared to big boxes being built today. Nice captured with good lighting and sharp details. Well done, tfs.
Cricri (117237) 2014-05-09 11:13
Belle vue de la mosquée depuis la rue, une belle et intéressante architecture, grand contraste avec les autres bâtiments plus précaire, belle présentation
Tout le meilleur
cornejo (40859) 2014-05-10 3:08
Hi Farhat, very good view of this interesting scene of everyday life, with an interesting and beautiful building in the background, like a temple. Very well captured with a great pov with good and interesting photograph. A nice picture with good sharpness, depth, light and color. Very good job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this interesting work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
UlfE (14641) 2014-05-11 11:37
Very nice photo of this Mosque. The number of cupolas, spires, minarets and other architectural features is very impressive and you have found a great perspective for this photo. Your inclusion of the cars makes the scene a bit more vivid. TFS and have a nice day!
Miguel82 (27670) 2014-05-13 8:51
Yes Fabbs, this is the most visible part of Calcutta close to Chowringhee, Tippu Sultan mosque with beautiful bulbs, good view, all the best, regards
danos (96059) 2014-05-15 7:29
nice the view of the impressive Tipu Sultan Mosque with the lot of domes to make the scene even more effective.I like the architecturals tyle of the constuction sa the beauty of it.
omid266 (6735) 2014-05-17 0:00
Dear my friend,
Very very beautiful , eye-catching shot from this Mosque, Tipu Sultan Mosque ,
Farhat, many years ago in Iran TV showed a Film by name of Tipu Sultan, an interesting film that we
viewd every week in night , in elementary or guidance school,
very well done and Thanks!
Best friendly Regards
mkamionka (35568) 2014-05-17 23:58
I am glad to see it. The city is so famous and yet I would not be able to recall seeing any building from it. This seems like a really beautiful structure here, you had a bit difficult light with white sky which does not help the colors but the architecture is so interesting anyway.
Thanks for sharing,
clic (16839) 2014-05-20 6:33
Many compliments for the perfect verticals on each side of frame.
Your exotic picture features a paradoxical view opposing the elegant old mosque to modern cars.
pierrefonds (64768) 2014-06-07 16:14
You have captured well the cars moving on the street. The point of view is showing the details and the colors of the buildings. The cloudy sky does not hurt the output of the colors. Have a nice day.
- Copyright: Farhat Abbas (fabbs99) (17133)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-11-17
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon Coolpix L1
- Exposure: f/3.7, 1/403 seconds
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- Map: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-03 12:53