Photo Of The Day – Coming Down The Tracks

Title: Coming Down The Tracks Location: Near Agra, India, Asia Description: Not every train in India is comically overloaded. Sure, that makes for some great images and stereotyping, but it’s just not so. Like the photo? Join the club. I have 7 different 2015 calendars now on sale! Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – On The Dais At The Taj Mahal

   Title: On The Dais At The Taj Mahal Location: Agra, India, Asia (27°10’28” N  78°2’33” E) Description: A close up the Taj Mahal from the dais surrounding the main tomb. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon EF 10-22mm ISO 100 Focal Length 10mm Aperture f/3.5 Shutter Speed 1/4000 Continue Reading →

What It’s Like To Stand There – Destination: Taj Mahal

Welcome to Part 1 in a new series at The Carey Adventures, What It’s Like To Stand There. This series will be a group of irregular posts highlighting what is missing in photos from famous landmarks, such as the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu, Petra and other well known Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Sun Through The Minaret, Taj Mahal

Title: Sun Through The Minaret, Taj Mahal Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia (27°10’31” N  78°2’28” E) Description:  We’ve all seen the classic view of the Taj Mahal from the reflecting pools in front. I have taken that photo myself. It is fun and very beautiful, yet still I Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Green

Green is a good, all-purpose, calming color and I can use some calm today. Continuing with my series to explore the world I have photographed through color, I present to you, the color Green. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions with shooting information and a slideshow. Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Blue

There are beautiful blue skies in California today and maybe that’s why so many of the images in this post are of the gorgeous skies contained therein. Whatever the case, enjoy this trip around the world with the color blue. Hint: Click on images for much larger versions Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Taj Mahal Bathed In Morning Light

Title: The Taj Mahal Bathed In Morning Light Location: Agra, India, Asia Description: Timing is everything with the Taj Mahal. Arrive early, before sunrise, and wait for the right light. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm Shutter Speed 1/640 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Length 10mm   Click Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Deserted Taj Mahal High Resolution Exploration

To use this image, simply click and drag to move around. Use your scroll wheel to zoom in and out, or use [Shift] to zoom in and [CTRL] to zoom out. And if you want to turn things up a notch, choose “Fullscreen”. The image is 102MB large, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Larger Than The Taj Mahal

Title: Larger Than The Taj Mahal Location: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India, Asia Description: While the Taj Mahal is a magnificent feat in architecture, engineering, art and construction, I was struck with how small it can appear at times. Up close it is grand against the backdrop of Agra. Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – A Different View Of The Taj Mahal

Title: A Different View Of The Taj Mahal Location: Agra, India, Asia Shot with a Canon 7D and Canon 10-22mm EF lens with settings of ISO 100, 10mm, f/6.3, 1/500th of a second Photograph Creative Commons Copyright Non Commercial Peter West Carey Are you interested in joining a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Morning At The Taj Mahal

Title: Morning At The Taj Mahal Location: Agra, India, Asia Description: Early morning is one of the best times to visit the Taj Mahal. Before the crowds. Before the heat. Before breakfast. And then go get some breakfast and check out the rest of Agra. There is a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Wall Relief

Title: Wall Relief Location: Agra, India, Asia Description: Hundreds of years old, the walls of the Agra fort are often covered with intricate engravings, some marred and faded by the passing of time and weather. Shot with a Canon 7D and Canon 10-22mm EF lens with settings of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – The Taj Mahal At Sunrise

Title: The Taj Mahal At Sunrise Location: Agra, India Description: Bathed in a pale morning light, the Taj Mahal stands stoic before the onslaught of visitors arrives. After seeing it in person, it really is this beautiful without needing special filters or a nice camera. Shot with a Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Where’s My Bike?

Title: Where’s My Bike? Location: Agra, India Description: Motorbikes are a popular option in crowded areas of the world and India is no exception. A lack of rain at certain times of year means even businessmen ride to work in suits. Shot with a Canon 7D, Canon 28-300mm Continue Reading →

Announcing 16 Day Photo Tour To India In 2012

I’m happy to announce that the inspection trip to India last month was a success and I will be offering my first of many photo  tours to India starting in 2012. More information is contained below. I’d love to talk to you if you have any interest at Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Taj Mahal Fisheye View

Title: Taj Mahal Fisheye View Location: Agra, India Description: This 180 degree view of the Taj Mahal is taken with a Sigma 4.5mm fisheye lens, borrowed from BorrowLenses.com. Because of the great contrast in the scene, this image is actually one part in a three image series for Continue Reading →