Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Sunset #5

Title: Kathmandu Sunset #5 Location: Dharahara Tower, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia (27°42’2.02″N  85°18’42.86″E) Description: Destroyed in the earthquake of 2015, Dharahara Tower was the tallest building in Kathmandu at the time. It had survived a number of previous earthquakes (one of which removed two stories at its top) but ultimately fell Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Swayambhunath Shadows Before Dawn + 5 More

Title: Swayambhunath Shadows Before Dawn Location: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia  (27°42’53” N 85°17’25” E) Description: Before the sun comes up, the shadows of Swayambhunath Stupa can be seen on low clouds over Kathmandu Valley. As this was shot with a fisheye lens, those are actually shadows of the Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Chaos

Title: Kathmandu Chaos Location: Kathamandu, Nepal, Asia ( 27°42’13” N 85°18’50” E) Description: I’m missing Nepal just a little today but not the congestion. This image was shot during a photo tour I led in 2013 from a road overpass. ——————- Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Afternoon Chat

Title: Afternoon Chat     Location: Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: It was a calm spot out of the way. Around the corner there was, I kid you not, a Kathmandu police bad playing YMCA to a packed crowd. But these two gentlemen found themselves a quiet spot Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Working Out Body, Mind, Soul

Title: Working Out Body, Mind, Soul   Location: Swayambhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: Before the sun comes up a crowd starts to gather at Swayambunath Stupa in Kathmandu. Situated on a steep hill overlook the vast city and valley, the path to the top makes for a great Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Boudhanath Stupa Under Blue Skies

Title: Boudhanath Stupa Under Blue Skies Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: In need of a regular cleaning most likely after an occasion called for draping the sides of the Buddhist Stupa with garlands of marigolds, Boudhanath is a social hotspot, attracting those young and old for religious as Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Night Market At Tyora Temple

Title: Night Market At Tyora Temple Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: The markets that spring up at night are both a bonanza and a curse for traveling photographers. The colors are bright and there is constant movement. But the lights are also poor quality and a mix of Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – A View Of Kathmandu That No Longer Exists – How You Can Help

Title: A View Of Kathmandu That No Longer Exists Location: Dharahara Tower, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: This view no longer exists. It was shot from the top of the Dharahara Tower during a beautiful sunset in 2011. Less than two weeks ago the tower collapsed during the 7.9 Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Water Delivery

Title: Water Delivery Location: Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: Clean water for residence is not always the easiest to come by. Most houses have some running water, but when the water shuts off, as is sometimes the case, delivery is your best bet. And delivery usually means a Continue Reading →

Digital Creation Of The Day – Boudhanath Stupa

Title: Boudhanath Stupa Description: Every tour to Kathmandu stops at Boudhanath Stupa at some point and for good reasons. Besides all the shops ringing the stupa, the site is a social gathering place where tourists regularly mingle with locals paying their respects and circling the structure three times, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Night Market

 Title: Night Market Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: When the work day is done and just before dinner, markets spring up in Kathmandu. Like the photo? Join the club. Camera Canon 7D Lens Tamron 18-270mm ISO 2500 Focal Length 18mm Aperture f/8 Shutter Speed .3 seconds Altitude Unknown Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Candle Lighting

Title: Candle Lighting Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia (27°42’58” N  85°17’3″ E) Description: Devotional butter lamps are lit at the foot of Swayambhunath in Kathmandu, Nepal. Camera Canon 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L ISO 800 Focal Length 300mm Aperture f/5.6 Shutter Speed 1/30 Altitude 4,344.6 ft Photograph Copyright Peter Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Prayer Wheel Wall

Title: Prayer Wheel Wall Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: Along the outer wall of Swayambhunath, or Monkey Temple, Buddhist prayer wheels wait for monks, paritioners or visitors to give them a spin and send forth prayers of peace. Kathmandu, Nepal. Camera Canon EOS 5D Lens Canon EF 28-300mm Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Boudhanath Stupa In The Rain

Title: Boudhanath Stupa In The Rain Location: Kathmandu, Nepal Description: As the rainy season ebbs, buckets still pour on Boudhanath Stupa, clearing the dust, diesel laden Kathmandu air for a little while. Shot with Canon 7D, Canon 10-22mm EF lens with settings: ISO 400, 10mm, f/5.0 and 1/60th Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Crowd

Title: Kathmandu Crowd Location: Kathmandu, Nepal Description: Across from yesterday’s Photo Of The Day of Rani Pokhari, is a different view of reality in this crowded city. Photography Creative Commons Copyright Peter West Carey Interested in joining a photo tour in Nepal in 2012? Email me for more Continue Reading →

Boudhanath Stupa In The Rain

The rainy season refuses to end in Kathmandu which has been good for electricity generation (no rolling blackouts on this trip) and also keeps down the pollution and dust a bit. A rain soaked Boudanath Stupa stands green from all the rain and pollutants, waiting for an end Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Weighing In

Title: Weighing In Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Description: Walking the market below Swayambhunath Temple in Kathmandu shortly after the sun has risen, produce is traded in much the same fashion it has been for centuries. Buddhist monks stand nearby with their pots in their hands, asking for alms Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Stars In Kathmandu

Title: Stars In Kathmandu Description: Waking at 4am to attend a sunrise ceremony, the city is calm for a while. Location: Kathmandu, Nepal, Asia Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Interested in visiting Nepal for yourself to see what types of photos you can shoot?  Join me this October Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Morning Porridge

Title: Morning Porridge Location: Kathmandu, Nepal Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Are you interested in purchasing a print or licensing this photo? Email me. Subscribe to Photo Of The Day: Enter Your E-Mail Address Subscribe in a reader [gmap width=’400px’ height=’200px’ zoom=’8′]

Photo Of The Day – Children Playing On Kathmandu Rooftops

  Title: Children Playing On Kathmandu Rooftops Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Would you like to purchase this photo or license it? Email me. Subscribe to Photo Of The Day: Enter Your E-Mail Address Subscribe in a reader

Photo Of The Day – Little Bouda

Title: Little Bouda Location: Kathmandu, Nepal Description: Not as popular as its bigger brother, Boudanath Stuppa, Little Bouda, as it is affectionately known to locals, is located about 1.5 miles away and in a nondescript area of Kathmandu.  It’s also easier to make the three trip around, as Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day: Morning Rays

Title: Morning Rays Location: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal (MAP) Photograph Copyright: Peter Carey   (Click on photo to purchase prints or canvas reproductions) If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Day images and not the whole blog, you can click a link below: SUBSCRIBE Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Morning Stroll

Title: Morning Stroll Location: Kathmandu, Nepal (MAP) Settings: ISO 160 Focal Length 220mm Shutter Speed 1/125 Aperture f/5.6 Exp Comp -1/3 Camera Canon EOS 5D Lens Canon 28-300mm L These gentleman seemed in rather high spirits for 7 in the morning on their way into Kathmandu. Nothing much Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Kathmandu Before Sunrise

Title: Kathmandu Before Sunrise Location: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal (MAP) Description: Taken before daybreak had come to the Kathmandu Valley, the city glows with a million lights to the far hills.  Shot at ISO3200 for 1/2 a second. Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Like this photo?  Tweet It! Continue Reading →

Photo of the Day: 4:30am

Title: 4:30am Location: Kathmandu, Nepal (MAP) Description: The city begins to awake while stars still shine through a calm haze. Photograph Copyright: Peter Carey (Click on photo to purchase prints or canvas reproductions) If you’d like to subscribe to just the Photo of the Day images and not Continue Reading →