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 – Harmandir Sahib / Golden Temple Panorama Exploration

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Photo Of The Day – North Block, Central Secretariat of India

Title: North Block, Central Secretariat of India Location: New Delhi, India This image is included in A World of Panoramas digital version, available September 9th, 2014. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 100 Focal Length 10mm Aperture f/9 Shutter Speed 1/60 Altitude unknown Photograph Copyright Peter Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Varanasi From The River Ganges At Sunrise – Panorama

Title: Varanasi From The River Ganges At Sunrise – Panorama Location: Varanasi, India Description: Calmness covers the Ganges River in Varanasi as the sun rises over the deserted opposite shore. This image is included in A World of Panoramas digital version, available September 9th, 2014. Camera Canon 7D Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Golden Temple

Title: Golden Temple Location: Amritsar, Punjab, India Description: The Golden Temple, or formally Harmandir Sahib, is the most holy of Sikh gurdwaras as it contains the Adi Granth, the holy scripture of Sikhism, and is a site of pilgrimage. This image is included in A World of Panoramas, 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 →

Faces Of Amritsar

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I found Amritsar to be one of the more friendly areas I have visited in India. Most of these images are taken around the Golden Temple and include some ‘behind the scenes’ shots in the kitchens during Baisakhi.

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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 →

Photo Of The Day – Speeding Through The Night Streets Of Varanasi

Title: Speeding Through The Night Streets Of Varanasi Location: Varanasi, India, Asia Description: Tuk-tuks can be both a fun and terrifying way to navigate the streets of any Indian city. At night, it takes on a whole new feel and sometimes it is better if you just close 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 – Flaming Desires – Sharat Ponia

Title: Flaming Desires Location: Chennai (India)   Description: The same was clicked in the Bar of one of the 5 Star Hotel . It was clicked @ Hilton Chennai , I had asked the Bar tender to make Martini and had asked him to flame the counter , Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Humayun’s Tomb – Sharat Ponia

Title: Humayun’s Tomb Location: New Delhi (India) ; Barapulla Flyover Description: One of the Mugal Emperor’s who has been buried here ; the same has been clicked from the flyover called Barapulla . Exif Details: Canon 7D ; f/11 ; 170mm ; 1/200th of a second Photograph Copyright Continue Reading →

Traveling Through Colors: Orange

I go through phases with my photography and it is especially easy to grab on to a color concept when looking through the images on a recent trip. In this case, orange caught my eye so I started collecting images from the past five years (or so) of 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

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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 – Guard At Golden Temple

Title: Guard At Golden Temple Location: Amritsar, Punjab, India, Asia Description: The Golden Temple, or Harmandir Sahib, is a sacred Sikh Gurdwara in the city of Amritsar, India. The temple has a staff of guards who ensure Sikh traditions and restrictions are adheared to while on the Temple Continue Reading →

Worldwide Sunrises And Sunsets Calendar Now Available

My next calendar with images from around the world is now available for sale. Going with an ever popular theme, Worldwide Sunrise And Sunsets takes you on a journey around the world every month with images from Jordan, Nepal, India, UAE, Mexico, Tanzania, Canada and the USA. The 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 Description: A composite from a down photos, this panorama is part of a larger versions to be released in a month. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 10-22mm EF Shutter Speed 1/320 Aperture f/8 ISO 100 Focal Continue Reading →

Photo of The Day – Morning Wash

Title: Morning Wash Location: Ganges River, Varanasi, India, Asia Description: A woman washes clothes by pounding them on stone slabs set along the bank of the Ganges River in Varanasi, India. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/25 Aperture f/13 ISO 500 Focal Length 260mm Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Watching

Title: Watching Location: Ranthambore National Park, India Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/320 Aperture f/7.1 ISO 250 Focal Length 300mm (480mm equivalent) Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Join my 2013 India Fall Tour! In 2013 I will also be leading tours to Nepal and Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Black And White

Title: Black And White Location: Ranthambore National Park, India Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Shutter Speed 1/640 Aperture f/5.6 ISO 400 Focal Length 300mm (480mm equivalent) Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to take your own shots like this in India?  Join my 2013 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Golden Temple

Title: Golden Temple Location: Amritsar, India MAP Description: Built in the 16th century amid forest at the site of a natural tank, the Harmandir Sahib, “House of God” or more commonly referred to as “Golden Temple” by visitors, contains the most holy of Sikh scriptures. Camera Canon 7D Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Mobile Fruit Not Going Anywhere

Title: Mobile Fruit Not Going Anywhere Location: Rajasthan, India Description: During my last India Photo Tour, we decided to stop along the road to stretch and avoid the tourist trap rest-stops for once. Life went on around us. Including the boring moments waiting to make a sale. Photograph Continue Reading →