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The Monument...

Posted by
Pavan Kaul (Mumbai, India) on 10 November 2009 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

If I have done any deed worthy of remembrance, that deed will be my monument. If not, no monument can preserve my memory.
...Agesilaus II

NIKON D70 1/640 second F/16.0 ISO 200 18 mm

A film maker from India who has recently rediscovered his passion for photography.

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Yvon from Orleans, France

superbe contre jour
very nice shot

10 Nov 2009 6:27am

jpla from St Barthélémy d'Anjou-49, France

Joli ce contre-jour ! Bonne journée.

10 Nov 2009 6:51am

Sarah from Sydney, Australia

Beautiful! It looks like a painting.

10 Nov 2009 6:56am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Love that this is not quite all B&W...The sun flare is perfect here.
That is an outstanding quote.

10 Nov 2009 7:11am

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

L'auréole colorée qui se dessine derrière le monument le met en valeur!
Excellente journée!

10 Nov 2009 7:20am

fabrizio from rome, Italy

impressive light in background and wonderful shadows.. great shot

10 Nov 2009 7:26am

jeanne from marseille, France

le jour se lève ici aussi

belle découpes ...
tout prend une autre dimension

10 Nov 2009 7:28am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Very nice light in this amazing shot ! Well done :)

10 Nov 2009 7:56am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

I like the subtlety of mimosa as a silhouette! An image of beauty!

10 Nov 2009 8:02am

Jean-Luc from Lyon, France

it's Art , Pavan , it's beautiful Art ! the light , the shadows , just a big WOW ! and bravo

10 Nov 2009 8:08am

eva from Rouen, France

Beautiful and strange...

10 Nov 2009 8:22am

amirreza from tehran, Iran

nice shot
well done

10 Nov 2009 8:23am

Mhélène from Paris, France

Very beautiful !A superb composition of the photo !

10 Nov 2009 8:50am

Kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Lovely shot and added atmosphere with the aura in the centre of the tower.

10 Nov 2009 9:38am

Kiki from Ambert, France

Beautiful back light and treatment !
It is a prison ?

10 Nov 2009 9:47am

Val37 from Tours, France

Magnificent yellow light which surrounds the monument ! Great shoot !

10 Nov 2009 9:47am

*MЯG* from Tehran, Iran

its cool and fantastic

10 Nov 2009 10:15am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Nice light and shadow. compo.

10 Nov 2009 10:23am

christina from bruxelles, Belgium

Ambiance très mystérieuse!
Superbe !

10 Nov 2009 10:42am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

a very dramatic sillouette Pavan!

10 Nov 2009 11:03am

thami from Morocco

Un monument...dressé comme une arme de destruction massive vers le ciel !
Bonne journée lumineuse et paisible!

10 Nov 2009 11:11am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Beautiful back light!
A good centring also

10 Nov 2009 11:42am

Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

Great silhouette image, Pavan. It is so serene.

10 Nov 2009 11:56am

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

You are such a story teller! I love how your image and chosen quote sets my mind going in all directions. You are an inspiration!

10 Nov 2009 1:44pm

k@ from Paris, France

Wow, that's a great backlight ! (But why in yellow ? You added it ?) I love the quality of gray you have here, fabulous !

10 Nov 2009 2:05pm

don from spokane, United States

An impressive silhouette of this monument. I like the brilliance of the backlighting sun. Well done.

10 Nov 2009 3:42pm

Saeed Rasoulof from Tehran, Iran

very Nice shot :)

10 Nov 2009 3:59pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Wow, what a nice shot with good light and compo

10 Nov 2009 4:26pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

completely and utterly mesmerizing!

10 Nov 2009 4:43pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

very niec silhouette

10 Nov 2009 6:18pm

Stephane Themeze from Maryland, United States

Urban and Nature meet at the backlit monolith!
Great photo!

10 Nov 2009 7:23pm

Mª Angeles from Barcelona, Spain

Wow, que gran contraluz, preciosos los tonos que has escogido para esta imagen. Saludos!!

10 Nov 2009 7:27pm

Alex from Barcelona, Spain

Bello contraluz, me gusta como se puede apreciar la silueta del edificio.

10 Nov 2009 7:46pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Nicely done. Cheers

10 Nov 2009 9:24pm

gavin hart from Gold Coast, Australia

So powerful Pavan! Well seen. You have an artistic eye.

10 Nov 2009 9:58pm

Gina from Azores, Portugal

Very nice silhouette.Well done.

10 Nov 2009 10:53pm

pernilla from Andonno, Italy

Beautiful light and silhouettes! Very nice captured.

10 Nov 2009 11:04pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Nice picture against the light.

10 Nov 2009 11:06pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Cool shot. Love how you handled the sun.

10 Nov 2009 11:38pm

Michael from Shell village, United Kingdom

You managed to get a great silhouette under these difficult conditions.

11 Nov 2009 12:08am

Ajay from Pune, India

Only if one day they get rid of these hanging power cables then we, the photographers, will be very thankful. But you've still managed this shot so well with the sun in the back.

11 Nov 2009 1:09am

uvaraj from New Jersey, United States

Amazing silhouette and nice use of power lines and fence line. Great composition :)

11 Nov 2009 2:06am

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

nice abstract work Pavan!

11 Nov 2009 2:30am

Bishop from Houston, United States

Beautiful yellow glow contrasting with the gray of the rest of the pic! :)

11 Nov 2009 3:04am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Great silhouette, nice composition!

11 Nov 2009 7:05am

masoud momenzadeh naeini from tehran, Iran

fantastic shot !

11 Nov 2009 7:44am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

Fantastic! I love the back light and silhouettes. Very well captured. The framing is superb.

11 Nov 2009 10:07am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

I love those shadows

11 Nov 2009 10:18am

eme chiquilla from córdoba, Spain

Superb sihouette shot with great composition! :D

11 Nov 2009 12:01pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Such exquisite light and delicate details! So well seen and beautifully captured! Love it at first glance... I'm even more charmed, the longer I look into it! Congrats Pavan!:-)

11 Nov 2009 2:00pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Beautiful background and wonderful shadows.

11 Nov 2009 2:02pm

Marieastro from France

Great shot !!!

11 Nov 2009 2:42pm

Mirjam from Kiev, Ukraine

The art of seeing beauty in unbeaty, value that what has not value in others eyes. Your picture communicate. I like it.

11 Nov 2009 2:52pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

gtreat shot ,well done :)

11 Nov 2009 4:14pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Outstanding silhouettes. Wonderful positioning.

11 Nov 2009 5:32pm

ppeut from Lille, France

Very strange silhouette for this building and I find that the light behind is magic

11 Nov 2009 6:38pm

Antoine from BOURGES, France

Beautiful capture. Have a good day. Antoine.

11 Nov 2009 6:56pm

Seraphine from San Francisco, United States

the yellow is so pretty against the gray.
beautiful pavan.

12 Nov 2009 4:51am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nice silhouette effect and colors.

12 Nov 2009 9:12am

Pied Crow from Nairobi, Kenya

dramatic silhouette, and the encroaching wires seem like a reminder that this monument is from another time.

12 Nov 2009 9:17am

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

What a superb backlight shot. I love the atmosphere!

12 Nov 2009 11:04am

willow from Chelsea, United States

Perfect silhouette. The colors of the sky are so beautiful, so serene! Well done.

12 Nov 2009 2:25pm

Eros from tehran, Iran

what an amazing shot Pavan... its really unique... and in the best time of the day possible!!

12 Nov 2009 8:11pm

Fliss from Melbourne Beach, Florida, United States

Awesome... love the shot.

13 Nov 2009 9:59pm

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Neat shot.

15 Nov 2009 9:27pm

crash from Weehawken NJ, United States

fantastic light! nice silhoulette

18 Nov 2009 3:31am

Tomix from landerneau, France

magnificent composition!!

21 Nov 2009 11:30am

1/640 second
ISO 200
18 mm