abmdsudi (41984) 2014-09-03 09:01:29Boudhanath Stupa, the biggest stupa in Nepal and one of the most flourishing centres of Tibetan Buddhism in the world.
The same subject was posted in 2012, seen from diff view point.
willperrett (6632) 2014-08-28 00:33:45Instead of desaturating, or even using Photoshop's "Black and White" dialogue, I used a proprietary plug-in: Nik Silver FX Pro. I also used Nik's Dfine 2 just on the sky in order to minimise the noisy "jaggies" I found there, obviously the result of the required compression needed for uploading to TE.
Hope you don't mind: I just thought an alternative take on your beautiful shot might be valid.