Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouettes of the Taj Mahal

At six the gates opened to the Taj Mahal and a crowd raced to the east side where the Taj was set aglow by the rising sun.

We were alone as we headed off to the west side where the Taj was submerged in shadows, where we captured these early morning silhouettes of its magnificent architecture backdropped by the sun rising through the mist.
Taj Majal SilhouetteTaj Majal SilhouetteTaj Majal SilhouetteNot famous like the Taj Mahal, but a tiny temple with no name way off in the distance at sunset. The architectural lines of the temples in India make for striking silhouettes.
temple on a distant hill I have been playing with these silhouettes using Photoshop’s blending modes on my Elizabatz Gallery Blog : http://elizabatz.wordpress.com/2014/08/15/weekly-photo-challenge-playing-with-silhouettes-of-the-taj-mahal/

For more on this Weekly Photo Challenge : http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/silhouette-2014/

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13 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouettes of the Taj Mahal

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  2. Awesome shots. Like the others, I love the last one… the first one is fabulous too! I love the silhouette of the minarette and the light reflections on the floor.

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  4. Super shots. Loved these photos, how nicely you have captured the jewels of India. My fav is the last one though.

    Thanks for sharing and do check my silhouette as well.

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