The Blood-Colored Walls of the Tomb

This is Humayun's Tomb in Delhi. It's a wonderful place full of a rich bouquet of textures and light. There isn't a bad shot of it to be had in this well-preserved Moghul tomb, and these light levels were made for HDR.


I've put another image of this tomb in the upcoming book. I talked a little more about the shot and some additional explanation about how it was made. When I go around and give talks, get feedback, and hear all the comments here on the blog, flickr, and facebook, I get a lot of repeat questions. I think the book will be a good chance to get them all in a nice definitive place where almost everything can be addressed. At least, I hope so!


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  • susan_r4 6y

    Wow! Love how the colors are all glowing!
  • Luis D. Santos 6y

    --- speechles ---

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  • dianabog  6y

    luv the window light.
  • Jennifer Kirkland 6y

    WOW! What more is there to say?
  • Mari 6y

    Great special effects! Simply lovely! BEAUTIFUL! Congrats on Explore!
  • Jaroslav Vondráček 6y

    Fantastic compo and processing!!!!

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  • Denis Collette 6y

    ... seen in Explorer my dear friend... !!!

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  • blueicefeline 6y

    the most amazing picture ive ever seen.
  • عالي السكوت~ ما اسمعك 6y

    Excellent Shot ~

    Fantastic image!
    Please add this photo to

    "ســـــنا الـفضــــه - Sana Al Fida Awards"
  • Miguel Herrera 6y

    Excellent work !!
    Nice HDR!!
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  • Bruce Bodjack 6y

    Eye popping. The colors and sense of light, very creative.
  • Gino 6y

    Trey -
    There is a lusciousness to your work that is truly rare.
    I don't care about the shot (which is awesome) or the location (which is equally awesome). It's the processing. I can read your book a thousand times and no doubt my stuff would look a thousand times better. But what you have is a gift. I doubt that I will ever be able to achieve what you do.

    Thanks for the target just the same.

  • mahlisuh 6y

    wonderful colors!
  • David Min 6y

    Awsome shot !
  • Bassam Bandak 6y

    You r the HDR master and I am learning a lot from your work. TFS all the info. Another masterpiece.
  • Statevillain 6y

    This is incredible! I'm in awe.
  • Miles Bintz 6y

    I'm way behind in my Flickr "Your Contacts New Items" RSS feed. So I'm flying through pictures in Google Reader. I saw this (it was just a thumbnail) and thought, "OMG, where did the elephant go in the Smithsonian!?!?" I have a shot with a very similar perspective from the natural history museum... I'll have to post it later.
  • Konrad Ragnarsson 6y

    Fantastic picture,well done++++++++++++
  • Jeannie 6y

    very well done
  • J.R. DeOliveira 5y

    super photo
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