A view from Marine Drive, Mumbai in the morning. With summer at its peak, and sporadic clouds filling up the sky, it is a mix of shade and sunshine.
Mumbai /mʊmˈbaɪ/ (also known as Bombay) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, second most populous metropolitan area in India, and the fifth most populous city in the world, with an estimated city population of 18.4 million and metropolitan area population of 20.7 million as of 2011.
Mumbai is the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India. It is also one of the world's top ten centres of commerce in terms of global financial flow, generating 5% of India's GDP and accounting for 25% of industrial output, 70% of maritime trade in India (Mumbai Port Trust & JNPT), and 70% of capital transactions to India's economy.
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shreya2000 (2487) 2014-05-22 0:20
Nice view of the concrete jungle. Mumbai is really a commercial and entertainment hub of India. The sea colour is beautifully captured by you.
Thanks for sharing.
Royaldevon (38522) 2014-05-22 0:51
This is not quite how I expected Mumbai.
Although I knew it to be the capital of India, I just didn't expect it to be such an amalgamation of skyscrapers. You have fulfilled the objective of TE - to learn about the world through photography!
A nicely 'thirds' composed shot, with interesting light contrasts and a small focal boat to help create the sense of depth.
Have a good day,
Fis2 (96849) 2014-05-22 1:03
I like frame and colors.
Have a nice afternoon
papagolf21 (101040) 2014-05-22 2:26
Une image très bien composée photographiquement.
Cette image a toute sur le site de TE, apprendre par la photographie.
Je suis surpris par la taille gigantesque de la ville.
Très bonne journée.
jhm (152314) 2014-05-22 3:22
Who can here find his way between all these sky scrapers!
Mumbai a big city with much people, not immediate for my daily life, but this is an other question.
Your picture is very well taken with the water in foreground
Excellent compostion, nice presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
snunney (98337) 2014-05-22 4:09
A fine capture of this well packed skyline. Well composed on classical lines and with good sharpness.
Nicou (141248) 2014-05-22 5:25
Le petite bâteau dans cette immensité blue profonde et ce graphsime imposant de building et d'édiffices sueprbec ompo.
Bravo et amitié
pajaran (60131) 2014-05-22 11:06
Interesantan tekst o gradu sa opisom, lep pogled na pristaniste i modernu arhitekturu ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazano pristaniste i arhitekrura.
Prijatno vece i mirna noc, sve najbolje.
An interesting article on the town with a description, a nice view of the port and modern architecture ...
Good time recording and contrast nicely demonstrated dock and arhitekrura.
Good evening and peaceful night, all the best.
mirosu (16129) 2014-05-22 21:08
Excellent Mumbai skyline photo in superb light & clarity. Nice arrangement with the sea water and the small boat in foreground.
lousat (90780) 2014-05-24 16:08
Hi Apurba,a bit underexposed but very very nice and original,good detail despite the distance and cold colors everywhere too,i like it! Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano
Kamilutka (8105) 2014-05-28 4:46
well taken cityscape from opposite bank of the water. The single boat helps to make the composition slightly more interesting. Good and fresh colors and sharpness.
Thanks for sharing and all the best
macjake (67534) 2014-06-27 10:39
hard to believe Mumbai has 18 million people! All of Canada has 35 Million!!!!!!!!!!
I get the feeling there is not alot of space for people to build or to live? very busy and compact.
nice to see this view, its a view that we don't get to see often. the small boat helps to put things into perspective too.
thanks for this one