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A Dream Of Heaven...

Posted by
Pavan Kaul (Mumbai, India) on 6 March 2010 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

“Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be waiting for us in our graves - or whether it should be ours here and now and on this earth.”
... Ayn Rand

NIKON D700 1/250 second F/11.0 ISO 200 24 mm

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

My Spotlighted Images

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

You've found Shangri-La! Beautiful composition and I love the luscious green of the paddy-fields and the beautiful colors in the sky.

6 Mar 2010 5:02am

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

I like the quote. It is appropriate for this image. Fitting. Beauty is all around us, perhaps this is our gift.

6 Mar 2010 5:02am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Very lovely deeply saturated colors. It does indeed look like a dream landscape !

6 Mar 2010 5:36am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

So lush, so green, so beautiful.

6 Mar 2010 5:39am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Wonderful composition. Marvelous greens.

6 Mar 2010 5:52am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

This is superb, I love the colours and the hint of a pink sky on the left

6 Mar 2010 5:57am

rem_la from Villiers, France

de bien belles couleurs !

6 Mar 2010 6:01am

fabrizio from Rome, Italy

en explosion of green, exelent vieux

6 Mar 2010 6:04am

Dilwenn from Bordeaux, France

Magnifique! Un paysage de rêve...
Belle journée!

6 Mar 2010 6:25am

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

That's a stunning shot, full of beauty and a scene that welcomes me in. First class.

6 Mar 2010 7:19am

Sidney from Manila, Philippines

Looks like you found paradise! This is a wonderful place !

6 Mar 2010 7:20am

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

This is an incredible place! Wonderful processing and light in this image! 5 stars!

6 Mar 2010 7:22am

eva from Rouen, France

Yes, I ask myself... and I think Heaven is here sometime, and sometime here is hell...
Pavan, your photo is Heaven ;))

6 Mar 2010 7:24am

Tagazou from France

This is the paradise for the donkey!

6 Mar 2010 7:27am

Jean-Luc from Lyon, France

ah yes yes yes i have no doubt , This is HEAVEN !!!! WOW WOW WOW stunning dear Pavan !

6 Mar 2010 7:30am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

:) lots of SMILES for a beautiful photo of a beautiful landscape, perfect:
breathing in the beauty:) ~~**~~ :)

6 Mar 2010 7:42am

Yvon from Orleans, France

Wonderful landscape

6 Mar 2010 7:49am

Marc L. from France

Wahou ! MAGNIFIQUE ! Ces couleurs d'une tonalité profonde sont magnifiques, ce ciel, cette belle lumière superbement captée ... vraiment c'est du beau boulot ! Bravo !

6 Mar 2010 7:49am

Sophie from France

Tout simplement magnifique, dans la composition, la lumière le paysage bref j'aime !

6 Mar 2010 8:36am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Wonderful landscape. The green vegetation carpet is a pleasure for the eyes.

6 Mar 2010 8:41am

jacques robert from Ath, Belgium

A good title ! I'll be happy to live in this country ! Very peacefull

6 Mar 2010 9:17am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow !!! This is incredible... so much green, a true paradise you're completely right ! Have a great weekend Pavan :)

6 Mar 2010 9:26am

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

great landscape 5* paul

6 Mar 2010 9:55am

theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Superb landscape, all in greenery, beautiful realization and good Saturday with you Pavan

6 Mar 2010 10:33am

Emma from Menorca, Spain

Un paisage muy bonito y unos buenos colores.

6 Mar 2010 10:37am

Veronelle from Lens, France

beautifull green tones and light

6 Mar 2010 10:41am

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Nice tittle!! This landscape is wonderful!!! Love composition.

6 Mar 2010 11:25am

Eros from tehran, Iran

wow.. this IS heaven... and as for the quote , yea it's totally right. though sometimes it's difficult to see it with all the ugliness around.

6 Mar 2010 12:32pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

wow what a beautiful landscape, such beautiful fresh lush greens

6 Mar 2010 12:33pm

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Fantastic captured landscape. Love the green color!

6 Mar 2010 12:37pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

What a lush country! Bravo!

6 Mar 2010 12:56pm

mohkum from Muscat, Oman

You have captured the true nature here! Very attractive tones

6 Mar 2010 1:08pm

manulder from France

Whoaaa très belle vue, superbe panorama

6 Mar 2010 1:54pm

madagasca from singapore, Singapore

this is stunning! beautiful landscape!

6 Mar 2010 2:28pm

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A wonderful landscape. A dream! Small rivers run through the thick green vegetation. An ideal composition and a pleasure to behold eyes Pavan! Greetings, Adela

6 Mar 2010 2:53pm

itzmedeepa from kerala, India

oh pavan itz like a picture post to have it in my post box

6 Mar 2010 3:04pm

Manubhai from Bangalore, India

Awesome shot...wonderful landscape and kind of reminds me of my village in Orissa...Nice and lovely view...

6 Mar 2010 3:06pm

kavita from Paramaribo, Suriname

Amazing and excellent shot! I like the clouds

6 Mar 2010 3:09pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A very lush, green place. This is an extremely beautiful image. Nice!

6 Mar 2010 3:31pm

Piyush from Blacksburg, United States

Totally mesmerizing .. beautiful shot Pavan :)

6 Mar 2010 4:03pm

J.B from madrid, Spain

wow, this is heaven: am i allowed to go and live there?

6 Mar 2010 4:51pm

tede from Aubenas 07, France

This beautiful greenery in the landscape, a paradise on earth! " Good day Pavan.

6 Mar 2010 5:43pm

@tede: Many thanks Tede, for your visit and kind comment. Regret I am unable to post a comment on your site as there seems to be some problem with it!

Jacqueline from Belgium

I think that the dream is on ground when I see this photograph, stunning, a luminous green good returned by your photo good detailed, 5* i like much... godd sunday

6 Mar 2010 5:51pm

jeanne from près de marseille, France

exactement a dream
bon w end...

6 Mar 2010 7:02pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

wonderful landscape...sop green and generous! like heaven!

6 Mar 2010 7:12pm

Maben Polanski from Pune, India

So cinematic!.. Great shot!.. :)

6 Mar 2010 7:40pm

Antoine from France

Beautiful landscape. This colour green is superb. Have a lovely week-end Pavan.

6 Mar 2010 7:44pm

yz from Budapest, Hungary

dramatic landscape

6 Mar 2010 8:10pm

@yz: Many thanks for your visit and kind comment. Regret I am unable to post a comment on your site as there seems to be some problem with it!

NJ & SB Photography from Kyrgyzstan

impresionante paisaje en todo su esplendor, los tonos verdes preciosos!!

6 Mar 2010 8:42pm

olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Wonderful landscape !!! Well done !

6 Mar 2010 8:46pm

K.B.R from Switzerland

Waw, wanderful landscape, love this green, and how you frame the sky,
Great shot!

6 Mar 2010 9:34pm

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

Voilà ce qui me change de mon désert aride habité par les ombres ! Dans ton paysage abonde le vert chlorophylle, l'eau et la fraîcheur ! C'est très reposant !
Bon dimanche lumineux!

6 Mar 2010 9:46pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

I have always believed that this is heaven on earth no matter what turmoil we feel sometimes. We have to open our eyes and search or look sometimes but it's there. Here is an example of it!

6 Mar 2010 10:04pm

Twelvebit from Victoria, United States

Marvelous landscape.

6 Mar 2010 11:33pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

nice compo, a bit of warmth to offset the cool tones helped

7 Mar 2010 2:05am

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Breathtaking image, the sky, the trees, the mountains, everything is perfectly captured and composed. Beautiful image.

7 Mar 2010 3:34am

6ft5 from stockholm, Sweden

We don´t really need heaven with a place like this :)

7 Mar 2010 6:08am

@6ft5: Many thanks for your visit and kind comment. Regret I am unable to post a comment on your site as there seems to be some problem with it!

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

Definitely a dream Pavan. The lush green and the light are fabulous!

7 Mar 2010 8:54am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Lovely rich landscape

7 Mar 2010 10:29am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

excellent landscape - I like the rich colors

7 Mar 2010 10:43am

Elisa from Rosario, Argentina

Un paysage calme et de rêve
À très bientôt et bon dimance
Elisa, Argentine

7 Mar 2010 12:17pm

eme chiquilla from sevilla, Spain

WOW! Outstanding composition and colours for your landscape!!! Greatt!!!

7 Mar 2010 12:24pm

Karine from Orleans, France

Un paysage magnifique ! Bien vert !!!

7 Mar 2010 1:56pm

Pomme from France

Du vert à perte de vue...superbe :)

7 Mar 2010 2:25pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

C'est un magnifique paysage tout en verdure, belle prise !

7 Mar 2010 2:46pm

Megha from Mumbai, India


7 Mar 2010 3:36pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful landscape !

7 Mar 2010 3:54pm

ppeut from Lille, France

A wonderful landscape, the colours are very beautiful and the composition well found

7 Mar 2010 4:12pm

STEED from Gueret, France

Nice Dream,dear....

7 Mar 2010 8:26pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really nice landscape

7 Mar 2010 8:47pm

Lannic from Paris, France

I don't know what heaven looks like but this landscape is really amazing whith those green deep tones .

7 Mar 2010 10:23pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Beautiful country scene! Very nice color!

8 Mar 2010 12:29am

shoti from somewhere in, China

Valhalla I'm coming. . . fantastic Pavan.

8 Mar 2010 1:14am

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Simply beautiful!

8 Mar 2010 2:09am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Awesome panoramic shot Pavan ! The lush greenery set against the pale blue sky & the drifting clouds looks beautiful. That's an excellent quote to go with this shot...Rand is one of my favorite authors :)

8 Mar 2010 4:14am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Wow...this is absolutely gorgeous! Love the light, colour and composition.

8 Mar 2010 6:10am

oncho from granada, Spain

Hermosa imagen llena del fuerte color verde, impresionante la luz y paisaje

8 Mar 2010 7:39am

khadi from New Delhi, India

Stunning! That lush monsoon green, the light, the composition. Perfection

8 Mar 2010 9:26am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Beautiful image and amaizing greens.

8 Mar 2010 9:47am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is beautiful!!! I love the colours and lighting. Such a wonderful landscape

8 Mar 2010 10:17am

Marie-Jezaria from Paris, France

Really wonderful ! What a superb landscape ! Colors, perspective, ambiance, lightning... all here is a success ! 5*

8 Mar 2010 11:47am

sil from Italy

Truly amazing landscape!

8 Mar 2010 1:47pm

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

So meaningful words, so true... and a fairytale landscape, for sure... have a nice day, Pavan! :)

8 Mar 2010 2:54pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

a nicely saturated landscape! :)

8 Mar 2010 3:43pm

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

"How Green Was My Valley" How can this be so "beautiful green"! A superb composition!

8 Mar 2010 6:11pm

Furax from France

So beautiful !!!!

8 Mar 2010 8:30pm

amira from Montpellier, France, France

Vos photographies, toujours superbes, un miracle renouvelé de poésie et de beauté.

8 Mar 2010 9:10pm

@amira: Many thanks for your visit and kind comment:)

ajoeh from Mataram, Indonesia

Beautiful view, great shot.

9 Mar 2010 1:50am

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

absolutely stunning!!!!! this is one of your best. such a beautiful landscape. the color is terrific. well done :)

9 Mar 2010 1:52am

One from Açores, Portugal

Excellent panorama with beautiful colors, very interesting, congratulations !

9 Mar 2010 2:36am

Maben Polanski from Pune, India

Nothing much to critique really. Pretty nicely Executed.

9 Mar 2010 8:48am

tce76 from Saint Laurent de brèvedent, France

Quel paysage fantastique tout droit tiré d'un film!

10 Mar 2010 6:05pm

larans from Lund, Sweden

A marvellous landscape and an excellent picture!

10 Mar 2010 9:44pm

Blue-iris from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

incredible colours, wonderful landscape, very good composition...

10 Mar 2010 10:05pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe paysage.

11 Mar 2010 6:42pm

ManuRaw from France

Very nice image.

12 Mar 2010 5:27pm

1/250 second
ISO 200
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