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Raffay
01-19-2014, 01:57 PM
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5473/12037153756_27d9b16dd4.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/february71/12037153756/)
Tree - Embassy Road (http://www.flickr.com/photos/february71/12037153756/) by february71 (http://www.flickr.com/people/february71/), on Flickr

Hi,

Its almost 1:00 in the morning so I am only going to post, details later. Comments welcome...

Cheers
Raffay

Raffay
01-22-2014, 06:47 AM
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A couple more from the same roll...

Jeff Kubach
01-22-2014, 07:58 AM
I like those photos, great work.

Jeff

Raffay
01-22-2014, 08:14 AM
Thank you Jeff, I missed the fog by 30 minutes in the second photo.


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BradS
01-22-2014, 09:02 AM
Really well done!
Is that Pakistan? If so, it is not at all what I pictured.
Thanks for sharing.

Raffay
01-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Thank you BradS, yes it is.


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jerrybro
01-22-2014, 12:01 PM
I'm as surprised as Brad. The only trip I've taken to the Mid East was to Egypt some years ago where I saw a lot of city and sand. These shots look like they could have been made in Ohio.

Raffay
01-23-2014, 09:12 AM
Some interesting facts if you guys are interested:

1. World's highest Polo ground at Shandur, Northern Pakistan

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2. World's Largest Deep Sea Port : Gwader
3. Karakoram Highway : Eighth Wonder of the World
4. Khewra Mines : Second Largest Salt Mine in the World
5. Haleji Lake : Asia's largest Bird Sanctuary, over a million birds migrate from Russia and Europe in winters they fly across the
Indus River all the way down to the coast line in the south, it is know as the Indus flyway.
6. The land of oldest Civilization : Indus Valley and Mohenjo-Daro - 5000 years old.

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7. Pakistan : The Roof Top of the World. 4 out of 14 tallest peaks are in Pakistan, k2 the second highest among them

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Check out this Facebook page, it has a lot of pictures of the northern areas of Pakistan, sorry digital and mostly PS (my opinion, I might be wrong so no disrespect to the photographer) but you will get an idea.

https://www.facebook.com/pakistanthebeautifull

Amazing country, but we are not doing justice. There is a lot to photograph, and in my opinion it has not been photographed the way it should have been. I hope one day I will be able to do justice. There are so many cultures, areas that it would be wonderful to explore with a b&w medium.

I want to first completely learn, have a proper view camera, and then hit the road. Since it will be a single trip, I have to be fully equipped and ready.

Hope I did not bore you guys, my intention is not to boast but to make you guys interested in coming down and taking this journey with me some day...maybe when it is safer :)

Cheers
Raffay.




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jerrybro
01-24-2014, 09:58 PM
Thank you Raffay, it sounds like an amazing place.