Shot taken at Eco Park, Kolkata, India..
About Eco park:-
New Town Eco Park (officially Prakriti Tirtha) is an urban park in Rajarhat, Kolkata. The park is situated on a 480 acres (190 ha) plot and will surround a 104 acres (42 ha) waterbody with an island in the middle. The park was conceptualised by Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee in July 2011. West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation (HIDCO) is the overarching body coordinating the construction of the park, along with different other government bodies responsible for implementation of different works inside the park. The park has been divided into three broad parts; 1) ecological zones like wetlands, grasslands, and urban forest, 2)theme gardens and open spaces, 3)and urban recreational spaces. The Eco Park will be further divided into different sub-parts according to the different types of fauna planted. According to the plan, the park will have different areas like wild flower meadows, a bamboo garden, grasslands, tropical tree garden, bonsai garden, tea garden, Cactus Walk, a heliconia garden, a butterfly garden, a play area and an amphitheatre. Further, there is plan to develop an eco-resort in public-private partnership, and will also include an area where handicrafts from different part of the state will be exhibited. The park was inaugurated on 29 December 2012 by Mamata Banerjee.
The Eco park is located along the Major Arterial Road in Action Area - II of New Town, Kolkata at 22°35′55″N 88°28′03″E. The park will be surrounded by the Kolkata International Convention Center and the Kolkata Museum of Modern Art on the North, the upcoming Central Business District and International Financial Hub on the east, and existing human settlement of Jatragachi/Hatiara on the South and West.
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lousat (87012) 2014-05-13 1:47
Hi Indrasish,this statue is truly original and very very nice,not easy to find a modern sculpture so beautiful.I like a lot your choice of point of view to create this beautiful perspective,excellent choice of black and white too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
holmertz (48838) 2014-05-13 7:25
I like this composition of the interesting sculpture and the road going diagonally behind it. You have transformed it very nicely to B&W with good contrasts and a fine greyscale. The treatment of the sky is very well done.
samson (1355) 2014-05-13 8:33
Lovely B&W photo and interesting main subject..better then Ronald McD at least.
PaulVDV (26584) 2014-05-16 9:26
The picture is well composed, has an excellent depth and is very attractive in black & white.
The sky gives a dramatic touch at the background.
Best regards, Paul
- Copyright: Indrasish Guha (Indrasish) (2939)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2014-04-30
- Categories: Nature, Architecture, Artwork, Decisive Moment
- Camera: Nikon D5100, Nikkor 18 55mm
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/60 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Kolkata (My city) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-12 21:27