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Sharing my experiences of this beautiful world that we live in through photography. And some geeky tech photo stuff.

Borobudur Temple at Full Moon, Java, Indonesia

September 29, 2013  -  Architecture, Temples

Last week I was in Central Java for a couple of nights with the main purpose to photograph the Borobudur Temple at sunrise. The timing was especially special this time. The timing of the sunrise was almost the same as the timing of the moonset. On opposite horizons two very special events were taking place. Which one to photograph? I can only look at one horizon at a time. I picked the moonset as it is quite difficult to time a visit to such a special place to capture the moonset right when the sun is rising. Here are a few images from that very special morning.

A full moon sets behind the gorgeous Borobudur temple creating a spectacular start to the morning.

A full moon sets behind the gorgeous Borobudur temple creating a spectacular start to the morning.

The full moon about to set on the horizon over a landscape of jungles and mist. And on the opposite horizon the sun rises.

The full moon about to set on the horizon over a landscape of jungles and mist. And on the opposite horizon the sun rises.

A setting full moon and a rising sun create a spectacular morning at Borobudur.

A setting full moon and a rising sun create a spectacular morning at Borobudur.

Truly a special morning. Breathtaking in every way!

Truly a special morning. Breathtaking in every way!

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Gorgeous Architecture in India

June 24, 2013  -  Architecture

India boasts some truly spectacular architecture that date back well over a thousand years. It’s always humbling to stand in front of these buildings and to imagine the amount of dedication, labor and perseverance that it took to build and complete such magnificent structures. I decided to share them in black and white.

The image above is the Victoria Memorial, built by the British, and is located in the heart of Kolkata, India.

The Airateswara temple in Darasuram, Tamil Nadu state in south India is just shy of a thousand years old. One of the most beautiful buildings in southern India.

The Airateswara temple in Darasuram, Tamil Nadu state in south India is just shy of a thousand years old. One of the most beautiful buildings in southern India.

The view of the central courtyard of Jama Masjid, India's largest mosque. New Delhi.

The view of the central courtyard of Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, photographed from the top of one of the towers. New Delhi.

Mehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is situated 400 feet above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls.

Mehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India. The fort is situated 400 feet above the city and is enclosed by imposing thick walls.

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Beautiful buildings in Munich, Germany

January 30, 2013  -  Architecture, World

Munich is one of my favorite cities in Germany. It is full of beautiful buildings. To imagine there were more pre-war. Today I spent a couple of hours in the morning walking around and just admiring the architecture. Here’s are a few images snapped on my iPhone 4s.

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