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Char Chinar:
Char Chinar is an island in the famous Dal Lake. It is called as Char-Chinar (Four Chinars) because of the presence of four beautiful Chinar trees in this region. Chinar trees characteristically grow in Eastern Himalayas. They have been an important part of Kashmiri tradition, in that, a Chinar tree is found in almost every village in Kashmir. These trees have survived for ages, because Chinar is basically a long-living tree. It spreads wide across a region of cool climate with sufficient water. The tree has several properties – leaves and bark are used as medicine, the wood, known as lace wood has been used for delicate furniture and the twigs and roots are used for making dyes.

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An Indian Photographer Mukesh Srivastava made a successful foray into the digital arena. With the dawn of digital photography, Mukesh embarked a new journey a little less that half a decade back and this journey has seen him win critical acclaim and accolade from across over the globe.

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Comments

  • Neville Bulsara
    Neville Bulsaraalmost 4 years ago

    Great use of selective color, Mukesh! And wishing you a very happy new year!

  • Thank you so much dear Neville and Happy New Year to you too!!!!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • It’s not selective color. It’s As It Is. During this extreme cold weather there was no leaf on any tree, So, the trees look black. Thanx Neville!!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • dedmanshootn
    dedmanshootnalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful scene and shot. interesting info too

  • Thank you so much dear!!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • snapitnc
    snapitncalmost 4 years ago

    lovely scene,great reflections

  • Thank you so much dear Snapitnc!!!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • Igor Shrayer
    Igor Shrayeralmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful place, fantastic capture!

  • Thank you so much dear Igor!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • RockyWalley
    RockyWalleyalmost 4 years ago

    Nice Scene…

  • Thank you so much dear Rocky!!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTalmost 4 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thank you so much dear friend Sylvia and Happy New Year to you!!!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • pennyswork
    pennysworkalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning shot :))

  • Thank you so much!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • Ray Wells
    Ray Wellsalmost 4 years ago

    great capture an reflections

  • Thank you so much!!!

    – Mukesh Srivastava

  • trish725
    trish725almost 4 years ago

  • RosaCobos
    RosaCobosalmost 4 years ago

    Just wonderful..
    I wonder though….
    Neville has mentioned that you have used a “selected coloring” here…but I am thinking, that you have not..
    Nature is color selective mostly, specially when there is mist and Nature is offering a “gathering” of shades and tones.
    I love this spot of your Life, for it is magic and expremely spacious and meditative.
    It is a really great photography.
    Rosa

  • Thanx Rosa!!!! It’s not selective color. It’s As It Is. During this extreme cold weather there was no leaf on any tree, So, the trees look black.

    – Mukesh Srivastava

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