One subject and millions of options to shoot.

posted on 2nd of february, 2010

I have heard many of my friends saying, there is no more subject to shoot, but I don't think its not true. With one single subject you can create millions of images. And I think all the million images will be different from each other.

I have started to explore this option, my favorite subject is the Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi.

Whenever I visit that place around 160 kilometer from my place, it brings lots of peace. I go to that mosque, see people from around the world, from different community and different religion. When you interact with people from other religion it makes me feel proud, at least there are many who don't think that place of worship is terrorism. Well its not an religious blog or anything against anybody. Just wanted to highlight that this mosque is must visit place when you guys come down to Dubai.

Now back to my subject, so everytime I visit I make sure I click few images from different angle and different time.

Here are few of the images my images in DT. One of the other site rejected all these images saying poor cropping, I'm just wondering the ability of that editor who rejected it. Anyways no blame game. Lets see the images.

This image I just clicked to test my camera settings, I wanted to see how an image looks during dark with out flash, just used the preset mode of no flash in my D90, and this is the result. After that I clicked few more didn't upload yet.

This image was shot from a moving car, i asked my friend to slow down a bit, I took multiple shots, may be in few seconds I had around 25 images. Then rest is courtesy photoshop.

Vertical panorama, this is my new found love, panorama, while I was designing magazines, we always wanted Travel Images in horizontal panorama and sometimes there was demand for vertical panorama for roll up stands. So I started clicking a lot of them. If you see in my portfolio, I have a golf course image is three parts, and the image dimension is 27688 pixel by 3757 pixel.


These image was taken at around 8 pm.

So here is the example of one subject in million moods. I have still many more images, but submitting in long intervals.

Below I have provided few links to see the beauty of this mosque from different photographers.

Search Result 1

Search Result 2 with differnt Keyword

Search Result 3 with another keyword

Comments (14)

Posted by Yuritz on February 06, 2010
yeah,you're right and you don't even need to make long trip to find out something to shoot,there are lots of worth things all around and close to where you live
all great pictures!
Posted by Maigi on February 05, 2010
Good work, Altaf! Great use of light! What you talked about million moods is so right. Especially when we talk about nature or architectural forms. Good article!
Posted by Emmacharles on February 04, 2010
Great advice. Thanks !
Posted by Jungleoutthere on February 03, 2010
All of them are beautiful but I love the blue one! It feels spiritual.
Posted by Creativei on February 03, 2010
Thank you alll for such a wonderful comments.
Posted by Hlehnerer on February 02, 2010
Beautiful images!
Posted by Wildmac on February 02, 2010
They are all beautiful shots, but I especially love the blue one (my favourite colour) and the vertical panorama. I want to try one of them, I just need the right subject. Great subject and so many more ways of taking it. Cheers Carol :)
Posted by Littledesire on February 02, 2010
Great images, Altaf! Keep going!
Posted by Justmeyo on February 02, 2010
Very beautiful images!You got a great portfolio:)
Posted by Frantab01 on February 02, 2010
great images as usual - love your work :) good luck
Posted by Fultonsphoto on February 02, 2010
Hi Altaf, not sure why the other agency refused these images they are all really good and unique, so as you say there can be many images of the same thing that are special in their own way, congrats.
Posted by Creativei on February 02, 2010
Oh I cannot believe this, With this blog, two of my images were sold, and what more I know the buyer as well, Thanks Tan, this two downloads are really special for me.
Posted by Mani33 on February 02, 2010
You are absolutely right! There is always an angle to shoot different ;)
They are great, specially the bluish one! Wish you good luck & it seems that it's starting with Mat :))
Salam :)
Posted by Tan510jomast on February 02, 2010
those are beautiful images my friend. i have 2 credits in my pocket, ha!ha!.. so today i will use them to give you 2 downloads on 2 of these incredible shots.
it is a difficult choice because they are all so good.

btw, i think it's a good idea, panorama. sometimes we leave so much space on either side to make the usual format , when it makes more sense to crop and make it a parnoramic frame format.
good idea. i will think of it in my future work to submit to Dreamstime for sure.

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