Taken with a Canon 50D, Sigma 17-70 lens at 17mm, F11, shutter speed 1/80 , ISO100, tweaked in Photoshop

By the side of the Taj Mahal there are two smaller buildings, this shot is taken from the Eastern building.

In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was cited as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.

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india, taj, mahal


  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 5 years ago

    i love this angle gives a very different feel to the building all together, the shadows in the foreground helps to show off the true beauty and light of the building Very well done.

  • Thank you very much Karen

    – Shaun Whiteman

  • LjMaxx
    LjMaxxover 5 years ago

    What a grand perspective thru the archway. I feel like I have seen this image before yet have never been there. Wonderful Shaun.. Floor is fantastic to see.. What a trip this must have been.. :)

  • Thank you Lj, your comment is very much appreciated

    – Shaun Whiteman

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 5 years ago

    Fabulous perspective, Shaun!

  • Thank you for your kind words Bela

    – Shaun Whiteman

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolover 5 years ago

    Wonderful work Shaun!

  • Thank you my friend, your comments are always appreciated

    – Shaun Whiteman

  • Steve  Liptrot
    Steve Liptrotover 5 years ago

    Great shot mate. There’s something like this in Preston!!

  • Cheers Steve, I thik I saw it behind the Kebab house in Lostock Hall, I will check it out tomorrow!

    – Shaun Whiteman

  • seawhisper
    seawhisperover 5 years ago

    perfect frame for the photo, just like from National Geographic :)

  • Thank you very much for your kind words

    – Shaun Whiteman

  • linaji
    linajiover 5 years ago

    Good eye friend!

  • Jadon
    Jadonalmost 5 years ago

    Perfect mate..

  • Peter Lusby Taylor
    Peter Lusby Ta...almost 5 years ago

    Absolutely-Jason has said it all.

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 5 years ago

    Stunning Pov Shaun well framed

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