Photo Of The Day – Modern Omani Suburbs

Modern Omani Suburbs, y'all

Title: Modern Omani Suburbs

Location: Qurayyat, Ramlah, Muscat Governate, Oman (23°12’20.529″ N 58°53’59.838″ E)

Description: My experience in Oman was something I would love to recreate. The country felt inviting and more modern than I expected.

Take this photo, for instance. I’ve seen similar housing in other parts of the world, but the buildings here are all fairly new.

New, clean walls. Bright colors. Clean water tanks. Satellite dishes. Gates and new cars.

And more importantly, it’s what you don’t see. Power lines. There are some in the distance for major distribution, but all the houses are serviced by underground power.


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Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Lens: Canon 28-300mm L
ISO: 100
Focal Length: 275mm
Aperture: f/25
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Altitude: 113′

Photograph Copyright 2012 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email).


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