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My Camera Speaks – Beijing Unplugged!!

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Beijing; the capital of the 2nd most powerful nation in the world, and the 6 amazing days I spent there will not be forgotten any time soon. This is a blog which explains the story of my 7 day trip to Beijing in 7 simple photographs. Photographs of the seven epic monuments & structures that defines Beijing. The Great Wall of China; the National Stadium which hosted 2008 Olympic games, a.k.a the Bird’s Nest; Tiananmen Square; the Summer Palace; the Forbidden City; the Temple of Heaven & the Monument of People’s Heroes at Tiananmen.… the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China…… National Stadium Beijing, a.k.a the Birds Nest…… Tiananmen…… Summer Palace…… Forbidden City…… Temple of Heaven…… Monument of the People’s Heroes at Tiananmen…Share your thoughts if you liked the pictures. Check out my collection in Facebook, C.l.i.c.k.e.D .

~A Spring Evening~

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An evening with cloudless skies, a setting sun and a pretty breeze oozing around; the place looked at its amazing best! These are some of the photos I captured in a warm spring evening at XuanWu Lake Park, Nanjing after some months of  ruthless winter.…this is the Nanjing Greenland Financial Center, tallest building in city & 7th tallest in the world…… The Nanjing Skyline…I hope you have enjoyed these photographs of mine, and leave comments to let me know how you felt.

Ashok Chakra. A Tribute to Mumbai 26/11.

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Today, 26/11/2010 marks the 2nd anniversary of one of the most horrifying incidents of Post-Independence India. Let us salute the brave souls who lost their lives fighting selflessly on the 3 black letter days in Mumbai and also pray for all of the deceased souls. Click here for the full list of the deceased during the 2008 Mumbai attacks.Everyone will have a story to tell about this day, the date. My story of the Mumbai attacks goes on like this. On the night of 26th Nov, 2008, I was chatting with a friend of mine from Mumbai. So while we were chatting, the news of a terrorist strike broke out and this friend was the one who told me about it. She rushed on to make a couple of phone calls to ensure the safety of her friends. I glanced across several websites to get to know the details and was incidentally relieved to find out it was not a bomb blast, which could really take away lots of lives instantly. Only after a while did I notice that the attack was even more dangerous and seriou…

My Camera Speaks!! The Auto-Expo…

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I’ve clicked an entrance ticket for the 3rd time in my camera and this time its the Nanjing Auto Expo. The Expo ran from Sept 28th to Oct 4th. I had been planning of visiting it since hearing of it a month back and only when i woke up at 1 PM on the 4th did i remember that the much anticipated Auto Expo shall end in another 4 and half hours. This one is a photo-blog which shall speak for me, on how i spent nearly 3 hours exclusively with some of the hottest cars on the planet!…Another Entrance ticket…the 2010 Nanjing Automobile Exhibition……we were welcomed by a whole bunch of cars you see every day in the road, the Toyota’s the VolksWagon’s and the Honda’s…this is how the environment looked like……VolksWagon were the only ones who had models posing for camera’s……I was told this is the car used in the Transformers, movie series, we weren’t allowed to even touch it……Now those are 3 of those Bentley cars, i admire them n I am sure u do too… …that’s how it looks inside a Bentley……now do i …

My Camera Speaks IV : Another Episode on Shanghai!!

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I find it almost irresistible to avoid another photo-blog on my recent trip to Shanghai. This time i will be covering those pictures during the train journey & the later roam in and around the Huangpu River, the water front and the Shanghai Skyline!…Entering the D-Train. The bullet train service from Nanjing to Shanghai……The outer view from inside the super-fast train……Another view inside……When the engines became the most vigorous… …Various photos from the famous Nanjing Street in Shanghai. I swear, this was the 1st time in China, when i saw more foreigners than Chinese people……These buildings looked more European, than Chinese to me!……The Shanghai skyline from across the Huangpu River. One of the most AWESOME sights of my life. The camera failed to capture it cleanly though……The thing standing tall behind me is one of the epic buildings of Shanghai. The Oriental Pearl Towers. Now the 3rd tallest building in Shanghai……The arch shape reminded me of Marine Drive, Mumbai. Again, not …