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Humayan's Tomb

© Terry A. Stoa

Humayan

Uploaded: July 09, 2013

Description

From the UNESCO world heritage site: "The tomb of Humayun (located in Delhi), second Mughal Emperor of India, was built by his widow, Biga Begum (Hajji Begum), in 1569-70, 14 years after his death, at a cost of 1.5 million rupees. The architect was Mirak Mirza Ghiyath. It was later used for the burial of various members of the ruling family and contains some 150 graves. It has aptly been described as the necropolis of the Mughal dynasty."
Photo taken February 2013

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 12.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T1i

Comments

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 15, 2013

What a great image, super architecture. Nicely done Terry! #1536283

Naomi Weiser July 15, 2013

nice capture of this place, looks like a postcard. htd! #10768234

Mitch Spence level-classic July 15, 2013

The people give this scale and the pov of view gives it power, Terry. #10768257

Michele Peterson level-classic July 15, 2013

Well composed image, and interesting building!! #10768643

David Phalen July 15, 2013

An outstanding architectural capture!! #10768656

Julianne Bradford July 15, 2013

Terrific subject Terry! #10768680

Terry A. Stoa July 15, 2013

Thanks for the nice comments Donna, Naomi, Mitch, Michele, David and Julianne! #10768877

Carol Quina level-classic July 15, 2013

Gorgeous! Great lines, colors, sense of scale. Nice! #10768948

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 16, 2013

Beautifully done, Terry. I love the overall sense of symmetry and then the way it is broken by the glimpse of the ornate door and balcony through the arch on the right and by the people who bring life to the scene. Nice. #10769375

Terry A. Stoa July 16, 2013

Thanks, Carol and Nikki. It was a pretty neat place... I wasn't there long enough to do it justice. (It was on our final day in India - we were SO anxious to head home). #10769442

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 16, 2013

Terrific capture and details, Terry.
Next time you get to Chicago let us know and we'll meet you for a sunrise or sunset shoot. We host fellow BPer's from all over the country. #10769503

Terry A. Stoa July 16, 2013

Thanks, Leslie for the note... and the invite! #10769507

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