This is 3rd shot in the serie about the Great Salt Desert or Dasht-e Kavir (also known as Kavir-e Namak)where is a large desert laying in the middle of the Iranian Plateau.
In the west of the desert, a salt lake called Darya-che Namak (1800 km²) can be found. It contains some large salt plates in a mosaic-like shape. It is part of a 4,000 km² protected ecological zone, the Kavir
* The Desert ,800 km long and 320 km wide.
* Between the provinces of Khorasan, Semnan, Tehran, Esfahan and Yazd.
* 50 °C in summer,average in January is 22 °C.
* Day and night temperatures during a year can differ
up to 70 °C.
* Rain usually falls in winter.
* Heavy storms frequently occur.
You can see the First and Second shots in this serie,Hope you like it,
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Ina (2687) 2006-04-10 13:31
Wow very fine and strong picture... I like the simplisty and the feeling of 'never ending'... I also like the roughnes and the dark sky... Looks a little like a sea in bad weather... TFS...Ina...
ChristianS (2997) 2006-04-10 14:39
this landscape looks indeed very misterious, I like the different grey tones present and the dramatic feeling rendered by the dark grey sky. Well done!
asanak (1972) 2006-04-10 15:31
Hi Mohammad , A fairy tale as usual .Very nice defined with a well placed horizon .The photo implements the sense of loliness and infinity.TFS.
mammad (3553) 2006-04-10 15:48
Calm ,relaxing and breathtaking!
Mohammad you have once more proved we all look up to you as a teacher and a artist with the highest values.
berek (32751) 2006-04-10 15:55
simple but very exiting picture. very good framing and colors. Have a nice week my friend.
Meaning Sense :-))
babri (422) 2006-04-10 17:00
Another nice shot of Kavir from you, Mohammad!
Similar to a vast sea. That bush perfects the scene.
Thanks and Good luck,
izmirli (3953) 2006-04-10 17:36
merhaba my friend mohammad
bravo well done.very nice picture.beautiful photo. selamlar.
Fixfocus (9385) 2006-04-10 20:18
Brilliant simplicity!Looks like an amazing place,I like the light, the monochrome color and the graphism here a lot.The little bush in the foreground is a good focussing point.
Gerrit (43775) 2006-04-11 1:15
Strong composition in grey with this heavy sky and highlighting sea.
Thanks and regards, Gerrit
carper (96) 2006-04-11 3:25
very nice informative shot,
there are almost now colours there, the composiktion is well taken my friend, and yes I like your shot, good job.
Galmeida (12559) 2006-04-11 3:44
This is a excelent approach at the mysterious land with a excelent information, additional works and post. Splendid enquadrement and perspetive view. So simple and beautiful, a difficult weather but a beautiful moment nature that you registered so well with a wonderful result for composition in clear quality capture shot.
Creative and great eye catch insight with a different great work distant from the repetitive of many that make allways the same approach view. You win and have your merit by your own eyes and quality work that is a must to us at TE.
Very good job and resulting picture. Clear and perfect!!!
All the best to you and Congratulations.
fayeulle (27827) 2006-04-11 4:07
Salt desert are always very impressive. I visited the widest one in Uyuni (Bolivia). I was strongly amazed by it !
Your note is great and the gray sky over the desert give it a dramatic rendering.
riclopes (35577) 2006-04-11 4:51
Simply fascinating, this series of the salt desert.
I love such wild landscapes and you made very strong images with this desert. I've never visited this kind of landscape, but I would love to. Indeed a mysterious land! Congratulations for this excellent work and thanks a lot for sharing it.
dkeus31 (27735) 2006-04-11 6:09
It is not the sea, it is the salt!
Nice to have some life in the foreground of the desert.
ChrisJ (94510) 2006-04-11 7:14
I like the repetitive patterns formed by thw salt lake. Good graphism & tonal range, with excellent sharpness. Tfs!
jhm (134540) 2006-04-11 7:27
Exactly a sea but it's a salt desert, indeed a similar to a vast sea.!
I like the different grey tones present and the dramatic feeling, I perceptible the salt on my lips and in my eyes!
Very nice composition.
HOBO (5276) 2006-04-11 7:29
really fascinating to look at... Even on deserted places like those, beauty of nature can be found!
imrek (4) 2006-04-11 10:02
simple and minimalistic view, good composition and colours!! Well done!!
Amirsun (2122) 2006-04-11 10:11
Hi dear Mohammad! Long times not see you!
And this is the first time I see you post a shot from desert ;)
Nice low angle shot with good perspective of desert. And what salty place...oohhh... ;)
Tanks for posting.
Janice (4403) 2006-04-13 5:14
I thought at first that this much be a beach Mohammad. But no, it is much more interesting - a salt lake! I like the dull lighting here giving teh shine to the watery salt plates. It is quite an amazing place, TFS
bazal (7900) 2006-05-02 12:47
Hello, my friend Mohammad.
This one is really impressive, and the choice of composition is perfectly adapted to enhance the desertic aspect of this unusual place. I also really like the view you post as a workshop (and that is a very interesting contribution as well!).
Many thanks for sharing!
- Copyright: Mohammad E Hesamian (elihesamian) (26149)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-04-07
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 20D, EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 USM, UV O-Haze Filter
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/160 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): World Salt Lakes, Iran' deserts : Dasht-e Kavir, Desert Portfolio [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-04-10 13:06