The Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Grand Mosque of Damascus (Arabic: جامع بني أمية الكبير, transl. Ğām' Banī 'Umayya al-Kabīr), located in the old city of Damascus, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the world. It is considered the fourth holiest place in Islam.
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timecapturer (49288) 2011-01-17 6:04
what a beautiful shot of this amazing building, wonderful control of the light and shade that makes the whole building radiate. Excellent work!
GREGG (7888) 2011-01-17 8:11
Very nice place and amazing architecture.
I see the lens distortion but the composition of the sharpness, colors, everything OK !
annjackman (20135) 2011-01-17 8:58
What amazing quality and detail. The architecture is very interesting and well done for capturing it so beautifully.
delpeoples (53419) 2011-01-19 1:59
Un grande colpo di occhio. Questa foto e superba, forse una tra i tuoi migliori. I riflessi sulla terra ed il grande cielo sono elementi essentiali e ben catturato. Ottima la gestione di luci. Inquadratura spettacolare, complimenti.
Un caro saluto
vijay_as2 (110) 2011-01-21 11:22
This is amazing shot...love the architecture and colors of the picture.
kiks (11749) 2011-02-11 7:33
unusual pavement taht give a very crispy look to the composition. I love all thedetails of the mosque. Also ike the pov creating a diagonal perspective. I would like if he little tower on the right was not croped.
selay22 (254) 2011-03-05 8:52
breath taking mosque
love the colours and your POV
Cant wait to visit it myself.
- Copyright: Giuseppe Maria Galasso (gmg) (4202)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-09-09
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K100D, Sigma 18-50m F/3.5-5.6 DC, Secure Digital Card, Polarizer
- Exposure: f/16, 1/30 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Syria and Turkey
- Date Submitted: 2011-01-17 5:35
- Favorites: 1 [view]