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 same single spire, but repeated in a 180 degree type of fashion.

Camera Canon 7D
Lens Sigma 4.5mm Fisheye
ISO 100
Focal Length 4.5mm
Aperture f/4
Shutter Speed 20 secs
Altitude 4542′

Photograph Copyright 2017 Peter West Carey. Image Available For Commercial Licensing (email).

Prints of this image are available here if you want professional quality shipped to your home.

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Close-up of chorten outside temple – Nepal