Photography

Desert Bonanza

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Desert bonanza fireworks Derawar Fort

More fireworks from the 2014 TDCP Jeep Rally. The amazing display lit up Derawar Fort and the surrounding areas of Cholistan Desert. Happened to get to the perfect spot to capture these bigger and better shells, just before the end.

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Let there be light

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Abbasi mosque rays of light

Built in 1849, Abbasi Masjid is situated right at the entrance of the Derawar Fort. It follows the style of the Moti Mosque in Lahore, as well as that of the Jamia Mosque in Delhi. The beautiful building is usually adorned with colorful lights. The night before the annual Cholistan Desert Jeep Race, a flood […]

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The Rhinos of Lal Suhanra National Park

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Indian rhinoceros couple

The Lal Suhanra National Park is located near the city of Bahawalpur and offers a chance to see some amazing wildlife, up close. The park is home to a pair of Indian rhinoceros (greater one-horned rhinoceros) that were given by Nepal in 1983. The couple has yet to produce an offspring. The Indian rhinoceros differs […]

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Derawar Fort Infrared

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Derawar Fort infrared

Derawar is a square fort with a 1.5km (0.93 mile) circumference and foundations dating back to the 12th century AD. Its 30 meter high walls can be seen from far in the surrounding Cholistan Desert. The harsh desert sun in the later part of the day didn’t make for great traditional photography conditions. However, it […]

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Flowers in the Desert

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Cholistan Desert Jeep Rally fireworks

Spent the weekend in Southern Punjab for the Cholistan Desert Jeep Rally. It is an annual racing event organized by the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) and draws in some of the meanest off-road vehicles from all over the country. We were told that there would be a fireworks display at the historic Derawar […]

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Islamabad Nightscape

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Margalla Hills Islamabad night

Shot on a cloudy winter night, this photo shows the beauty of Islamabad and the adjoining Margalla Hills. My friends and I waited in the cold at this spot to capture the light trails left by cars coming up the hills and returning after enjoying a hilltop dinner with an amazing view.

Landscapes

Cool Summer Sun

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Hazy sun Margalla Hills

This was shot back in 2012 after a long hike in the Margalla Hills. Upon reaching the ridge at the top, this sight of the setting sun greeted us. The haze made it look like the moon and gave a beautiful monochrome glow to the surrounding area.