This is a crop from last winter's shot.
The mosque is quite close to my house but I hardly ever hear azan (ezan), call for prayer, unlike in Turkey, where I heard it five times a day.
The mosque is quite new. The construction began in 1990s and finished early 2000s. I think the fence was put up and the yard was arranged two or three years ago.
The mosque is not blue at all. It's made of grey brick. Looks pretty strange now that I spent so much time in Turkey.
Just occurred to me: a black frame would round up the picture… well, maybe I'll repost it later.
* The mosque on Wikimapia.
* Another view of the mosque on TrekLens.
* Street-view on maps.yandex.ru.
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BeBeHooker (0) 2009-10-20 2:37
Amazing mosque, wonderful point of view, very sophisticated composition.
wolf38 (31282) 2009-10-20 4:01
Hello Ilgiz. A really great image. Masterful. Well seen and photographed well realized. My appreciation for it. Best regards, wolfgang.
alper_ayhan (581) 2009-10-23 9:23
nice picture.. greetings to Tataria :)
Sergey13 (66) 2009-11-01 21:24
Wow, this is amazing capture. Great composition, and a very good selection of color.
jmdias (56161) 2010-12-05 11:47
linda imagem, você criou uma bela composição aqui. os detalhes da grama congelada no primeiro plano geram uma surpresa que adiciona mais beleza às formas graciosas e grandiosas da mesquita ao fundo. excelente trabalho, parabéns
JFS (32459) 2010-12-24 23:16
First of all, I want to thank you for the comments you made about some of my pictures, you knowledgement about photography is high and I like that someone qualified tell me what's fine and what's not. I saw your gallery and your point of view is very personal. I hope we will go on seeing our respective shots for a longtime.
krzychu30 (15498) 2011-01-08 1:32
excellent photo of a beautiful temple.First thought was it´s Blue Mosque in Istanbul.I like the composition of this photo with the ears of the grass on the first plane.
- Copyright: Ilgiz Galeev (ilghiz) (708)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-12-18
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon PowerShot A430
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/50 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Naberezhnie Chelny [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2009-10-20 2:35