Vidhana Soudha, is the building that houses Karnataka Government. This Legislature building is built from granite, and was completed n 1956. It is about 700 feet wide, and the large columns that you see are about 45~50 feet tall (estimate). The dome is about 60 feet in diameter and the dome is capped with the emblem of Government of India. This building is often referred to as "Taj Mahal of the South". The building is illuminated on weekends and public holidays. Cropped the image on one side to make it symmetrical.
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roges (1212) 2009-03-21 11:23
Hi Goutham !
A beautiful and interesting photo.
Have a good evening,
ajayrawat (615) 2009-03-21 11:25
Brilliant picture there Goutham, Perhaps you might want to correct the spelling for Vidhana Sabha.
Joanamag (106) 2009-03-21 11:27
Very well managed picture from a simetry and light point of view. The building is really majestic as so many things in India! Thanks for sharing.
swiatopelk777 (0) 2009-03-21 11:41
Very interesting architecture. Wonderful lightness. Perfect contrast.
Greetings from Poland!
turansezer (1027) 2009-03-21 12:16
Good phot in the night.
PixelTerror (0) 2009-03-21 12:34
A very well exposed night image, the building is well lit by the authorities and you used this to your advantage.
Have a nice day JY
avene (12675) 2009-03-25 8:51
it is always a good idea to wait for the dark if you want to show a building, especially if it is illuminated - the surrounding darkness takes away possible distractions and focuses attention on the details of the architecture. I quite like the symmetry here, I find it conveys a sense of stability. I'd crop a little from the bottom to take away that streak of light on the right, and I wouldn't put anything gray in frames, I find it dulls the whole photo.
josepmarin (57711) 2009-06-05 11:05
Interesting night capture, with a good result in the luminosity and in the hues of the lighting on this beautiful building, which they create a strong contrast with the absolute darkness of the environment.
- Copyright: Goutham Halkurke (Goutham) (147)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-03-21
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: CANON EOS 400D, 18 - 55 mm EF-S 3.5:5.6
- Exposure: f/3.5, 1 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2009-03-21 11:22