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Category : Nepal

Shepherd's hut

Shepherd’s hut and Dhaulagiri, Nepal.

Photographing a grand landscape it pays to pause and carefully consider the compositional possibilities

Annapurna Range

Sunset on the Annapurna Circuit, Nepal.

 With the sun low in the sky,  the scene is strongly side-lit which has the effect of giving the features in the landscape some dimensionality.

Annapurna Ranges

Mountain Ridges, Annapurna Circuit, Nepal.

The time of day and the cloud cover combine to give a soft light and what I find a pleasing colour to the sky and distant ridges.

Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

The Forgotten Corner

A cart stands abandoned in a forgotten corner, Patan, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

Construction site, Kathmandu

The concrete mixer

says much about the friendly and welcoming people of Nepal and about the lack of rules and regulations.

Still a virgin?

Faces of Holi

The festival involves, among other things,  good humoured throwing and spraying of coloured powder onto both friends and strangers alike. 

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal.

Playing with a tyre

A boy plays with a tyre in one of the streets of Bhaktapur in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.

Swayambhu.

Holy monkey, Swayambhu

A “holy monkey” sits atop a chedi,  Swayambhu, Nepal.

The blessing

The blessing

A young girl watches on as her grandmother is blessed by a holy man.

Umbrellas

Umbrellas, Kathmandu

An exercise in careful composition.  The umbrellas with their curved forms contrast with the mostly grid like pattern of the surrounding architecture with its straight vertical and horizontal lines

Garlands and shadows.

Garlands and shadows

an abstract image from Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu.

The novice

The novice

a young man pauses briefly for a pleasing environmental portrait.

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