(Old) Leh Palace

© Ujjwal Mukherjee

(Old) Leh Palace

Uploaded: April 04, 2016 10:00:13 | Entered: April 04, 2016 10:00:13

Description

Leh, Ladakh, India
Built in the 17th century, Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. The palace was abandoned by the royal family in the mid 19th century.

In the recent time, a devastating cloudburst that triggered flash flood, mudslides and debris flows had caused extensive damage to life, property and infrastructure in this town in 2010, impacts of that are still visible in this image.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 90.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 1200D

Comments

Gail Sullivan April 04, 2016

Ujjwal...what an amazing image from the mudslide to the palace to the majestic mountains and dramatic sky! #1653970

John Connolly April 04, 2016

An amazing building and capture Ujjwal! That is a phenomenal sky, and I like the one green tree! #11456912

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 04, 2016

Beautiful old palace and mountain BG. Excellent light and details. To bad about the flood/mudslides. #11456917

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic April 04, 2016

Great perspective, clarity and lighting Ujjwal!,
Amalia #11457051

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 05, 2016

Fantastic place and capture, Ujjwal. Interesting info. #11457397

Patrick Rouzes April 06, 2016

Super tones, clarity, textures & lighting, Ujjwal. The history behind this place is fascinating, my friend. Incredible shot! #11457841

Ellen Hodges April 06, 2016

Hope the people are hanging there. Looks like it has much beauty still and hope the people can rebuild the city. #11458030

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