Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
  #1
India!
Posted By: FruitLooPs, 03-10-2009, 04:27 PM

Hi guys, I just spend two weeks over in India for my brothers wedding. Delhi and Jammu cities. Woah what an experience! Really good fun, having never been past Australia before quite a culture shock

I also scored a Pentax-M 50mm F1.4 for a whopping 20 USD at a small camera shop in old delhi fairly well used but optically sound.

Anyhow some images, hope you enjoy:

A worker at Humayun Tomb


Humayun Tomb Complex


Tomb inside


Lodi Gardens


Another Lodi Gardens shot


Gas tank transport


Hawk at dusk above my hotel


Jama Masjid Mosque taken from hotel rooftop


Dusk over Chadni Chowk district


Parrot in the grounds of Humayun Tomb


Old building we passed in an auto/rickshaw


Sunset taken on the way back from Lake Mansar, Jammu.



I've got wedding shots and portraits but I should probably get permission before posting anything.
Views: 2,344
03-10-2009, 05:11 PM   #2
axl
Inactive Account




Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Nove Zamky, Slovakia
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 7,181
love the series... but the black & white shot of the mosque is THE ONE in here imho...
still great series

BR
03-10-2009, 06:21 PM   #3
Inactive Account




Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 1,100
Great series FruitLoops, I like them all, though #2, 3 and 12 are my top picks.
03-10-2009, 06:52 PM   #4
Veteran Member
iced's Avatar

Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Southwest Ga.
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 309
Great series of photos, my favorites are the Masjid Mosque and the sunset. thanks for sharing.

03-10-2009, 06:59 PM   #5
Veteran Member
roentarre's Avatar

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 11,787
This is an incredible series of images to share with the forum. I really like the images focusing on various forms of still life here
03-10-2009, 07:02 PM   #6
Loyal Site Supporter
Loyal Site Supporter
dadipentak's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 11,322
Really nice--I'm a grump about sunsets but that last photo got rocks! I can tell you had fun shooting.
03-11-2009, 04:03 AM   #7
Site Supporter
Site Supporter
daacon's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Alberta,Canada
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 20,915
Thanks for sharing a part of the world I have not seen. Love the colors. A great sereis well done.
03-11-2009, 05:39 AM   #8
JMR
Veteran Member




Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 3,332
Very interesting. You have captured some of the many facets of India, including its many different worlds. A mosque against modern skyscrapers, ramshackle apartments and buildings at sunrise, sublime archtecture and many other facets. Nice work.

JMR

03-11-2009, 12:43 PM   #9
Veteran Member
gawan's Avatar

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Helsinki
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 5,400
Great series! Love the magnitude of the scenes, you got me inspired to review my India slides again!
03-11-2009, 12:59 PM   #10
Veteran Member




Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Flyover America
Posts: 4,469
We are not in Kansas anymore, Toto...

... lovely, especially the last one.
03-11-2009, 02:37 PM   #11
Veteran Member
FruitLooPs's Avatar

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: New Zealand
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 440
Original Poster
QuoteOriginally posted by wildman Quote
We are not in Kansas anymore, Toto...

... lovely, especially the last one.
Haha you took the words straight out of my head! I actually said that to my friend while on the rooftop looking out over those ramshackle buildings. Oh how different it is to my small city back in NZ.

Glad you guys liked it!

Last edited by FruitLooPs; 03-11-2009 at 04:20 PM.
03-17-2009, 08:18 PM   #12
Veteran Member




Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Copenhagen
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 1,844
Very interesting, and brings back memories; I was in India around 10 years ago.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
camera, delhi, dusk, gardens, hotel, humayun, photo, tomb, wedding
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hello from India Harsh Lohit Welcomes and Introductions 2 12-11-2012 09:11 AM
Hi from India am_india Welcomes and Introductions 3 09-28-2010 06:48 PM
Hello Everyone, am from India dhinagj Welcomes and Introductions 1 09-12-2010 05:18 AM
Hi from India epidaetia Welcomes and Introductions 7 07-22-2010 07:00 AM
Hello from India siva.ss.kumar Welcomes and Introductions 1 01-14-2008 07:59 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:07 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top