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Shot this inside the Pakistan Monument under the four-petals structure on a twilight. The full picture of the monument can be seen here:

The camera was placed in a precariously upright position on the floor inside the iron grill (just above the pool of water). Using the timer on the camera I ran and put myself in the frame.

F/16, 5 secs, ISO 200. Tokina 11mm, manual mode.

CATEGORY: Travel & Place (June 3, 2012)

© Usman M. Bajwa
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Martha R. Mazon
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    Fantastic, Usman! Terrific lines and light, and nice to see you! (plus, kudos on the taking a chance on the precarious set-up)

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6/3/2012 8:12:08 PM

Debbie Bray
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Haha!! How many times did you run and get into that position in time? What a truly magnificent image, Usman, the colours and the lighting along with the shape of the Monument is outstanding!!

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6/4/2012 2:15:33 AM

Shirley Sicurello
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And you look so relaxed! Great image.

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6/4/2012 3:22:07 AM

David M. Montero
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/16/2006

I can see you panting. Great set up and capture Usman! Awesome colors. Worth the effort.

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6/4/2012 5:24:15 AM

Carol Quina
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What a wonderful shot! The water is like glass! The colors are lovely.

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6/4/2012 2:58:29 PM

Marcie A. Fowler
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/17/2003

Very well done. Nice exposed and composed. Love the reflection.

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6/4/2012 3:28:20 PM

Ellen Hodges
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Extremely cool shot and presentation. Sounds like you are ready for the Olympics with that fast dash, Usman!!!

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7/16/2012 6:12:37 AM

Terry Cervi
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You're probably in great shape now after all of that sprinting, Usman. LOL. What a fantastic shot!

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7/16/2012 6:33:47 AM

Christopher Budny
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/3/2005

From your earlier shots of this (showing more "points" of the structure, I had no idea what scale it really was; it is fascinating to see the size up close, in relation to the silhouetted person. Very nice!

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7/16/2012 7:24:31 AM

Donna La Mattino Pagakis
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Wow, so dramatic. Outstanding, truly!

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7/17/2012 8:13:42 PM

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