look beyond the broken walls and the crumbling roof... and you will see true beauty

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*Experiment with tone and textures.

This is another image from my recent visit to "qutub shahi tombs" in Hyderabad. A big portion of this place is in ruins and as you can see the roof is crumbling, the walls are broken and overall it is in a very sorry state.

When I entered this hall, I was astounded by the light coming through the roof and the very interesting design of this hall. I have tried here to experiment with some tones and textures to give it an antique, old world feel but am not really sure I like the final look of this image.

This is again a vetorama because it was not possible to fit everything in one frame so I took two different shots of the top and bottom and stitched them together.

Thanks for your visit and comments. Have a beautiful weekend!

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  1. rquitos 45 months ago | reply

    you did well pnike to let us see the whole picture...i love these series of shots. they are all awesome and beautiful

  2. Mahesh O M 45 months ago | reply

    awesome piece of work !!

  3. ~suchitra~ 45 months ago | reply

    Wonderful image & lovely processing!! Excellent work my friend!

  4. eNriKeFot☮ 45 months ago | reply

    bella composicion

  5. Photo--Graphy [deleted] 45 months ago | reply

    Enorme !!!

  6. Vinny102 45 months ago | reply

    I've seen and admire your beautiful photo in : "Picture Lovers - invited images only "

  7. Sal Virji (Sal's Marine) on / off 45 months ago | reply

    Great light and treatment, it’s a shame to see monuments not being taken care of.

  8. Theophilos 45 months ago | reply

    Great light and tones, beautiful work!

  9. roddersdad 45 months ago | reply

    Your pictures from your visits are truely amazing, love the light you have captured and the processing.

  10. Tward369 45 months ago | reply

    nice lines in this one

  11. desertdragon 45 months ago | reply


    This amazing photo was seen in :

    The All amazing shots

  12. ashnsabz 43 months ago | reply

    I hope im as good as u one day......love yr picz.........love Sabz x

  13. Keïteï 41 months ago | reply

    ~ Lovely shot!

  14. RAuNFfm 41 months ago | reply

    Well done!

  15. Kalyan Manda 40 months ago | reply

    Wow wow wow!! Pure delight! Just love your processing!!

  16. yugedfuioewfe [deleted] 34 months ago | reply

    grt photography

  17. teoperis 33 months ago | reply

    Love the geometry in it

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