This is Taj Mahal in Agra near New Delhi, India, the mausoleum of Shah Jahqan whose wife is also bureied in this building. Shah Jahan ordered the construction of this splendid temple to respect his lovely wife. This is why I call it the Temple of Love. The building was designed and constructed by then Iranian architects. The POV is seen from Agra Fort. The original photo has been taken as negative. The print has been scanned and blured.
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iantcho (133) 2006-04-27 11:05
A like your photo it is like a feary tale building, maybe it really is. Water and desert around, very nice!
Keep sharing, iantcho
yigalco (372) 2006-04-27 11:14
It is very interesting way to show Taj mahal, very strong feeling of peaceful and good decision of colors selection
nels (2623) 2006-04-27 11:18
hi ali an unusual way to show this great building it looks like a mirage well shown tfs :)
vichka_sun (445) 2006-04-27 13:07
I have never seen so wonderful view of this famous buildings. It looks like painting in oil! Good decision. But the effect did some carelessly. Line of blur is very evident. IMHO
delkoo (68) 2006-04-27 14:46
hi ali it's like dream or watercolour ouy did a good job.
kittyhawk (1800) 2006-05-18 8:35
Very nice photo, I like the fairytale efect of the blurred image. Very nice work.
partha (14023) 2006-05-21 1:35
Oh, the atmosphere is great.
I have gone through other Taj photo, but this is an extraordinary one
elmec (12210) 2006-05-22 12:19
Interesting effect on the first plane!
Thanks for this the photo has a magic atmosphere!
silycat (611) 2006-05-24 15:03
Beautiful photo, looks like the fairy tale phatamorgana, nice view and PS work, thanks for the note, very good photo!
stranger (726) 2006-05-27 5:41
Nice technique. I really like it, you just have maden a great mysterious shot out of a simple shot :)
mopinia (153) 2006-05-29 8:28
Wow this is fantastic! I've seen hundreds of pictures of Taj Majal but your perspective is quite brilliant. I feel like you took this picture from a flying magic carpet as you soar high into the horizon to take this shot. Very surreal indeed! Thanks for sharing!
Regards! - Mike O.
anew (582) 2006-06-19 9:05
This is a very unique and surreal view of the Taj. Great job,
Marmou (396) 2006-08-27 13:22
Wow...it's like a mirage...very beautifull and magic shot ! TFS
acutter (53) 2006-10-29 6:33
Hello Ali, I really love this shot, was it taken from the Agra Fort? I enjoy how the Taj subtly protrudes from the haze, very atmospheric!
Thank you, Alice
Ssarah (163) 2006-11-05 11:27
The Taj Mahal!! On my list of places to see!!!! This one is a view from a very special angle! I love it! Thanks! Sarah
gautamg (49) 2007-04-04 5:54
hi ali,only one word describes this one..AWESOME!!!i have seem a few hundred compositions of the TAj but the way u have visualised and created is class apart..TFS
erhan1958 (15767) 2008-09-17 6:28
like a dream, congratulations erhan
MLINES (12516) 2009-12-03 21:35
Hi Ali, Very fine rendition of this beautiful structure. The treatment makes it appear as if an oasis in the deset. Congratulations. Murray
batalay (39959) 2012-12-10 9:55
Seen through the veil of air, there is a dreamy atmosphere in this photo of the Taj Mahal. I like it very much. I hope it gains the attention that it deserves. In precisely the opposite direction, little obscuring veil, I posted a photo of The Temple of Love two years ago when I visited the remarkable building. I did not know until I read your note, however, that it was Persian Architects who designed the building.
(I am going to write directly to you with a favor.)
dale54 (8766) 2013-08-05 11:56
ali hello,magic shot,magic scene,love it! dale