Landscapes

Gazebo on Mars

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Martian gazebo

The red planet offers some breathtaking views, thanks to its rust-infested atmosphere. However, the scenes must be even more captivating when seen together with earth plant life and manmade structures. This is what it might look like: Ok, it’s actually an infrared image, without the processing that exchanges blue and red color channels. However, it […]

Landscapes

Meadow Radiance

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Infrared meadow Islamabad

Infrared shot of a quiet and relatively untouched part of Islamabad. Fatima Jinnah Park is situated in the heart of the capital city. Besides the developed parts, the park retains pockets of untouched nature where a number of wildlife species have made a home. Shot this on a slow day by climbing down from the […]

People

Irshad from Swat

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Pakistan Swat-valley local boy

This is Irshad, a local boy from Malam Jabba, the more famous of Pakistan’s ski resort. He sells snacks to tourists that are starting to return after years of unrest. Many people I have met from this region have distinct features, such as gray or green eyes. The resort is situated in the Swat Valley […]

People

Baloch Tribesman

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Baloch tribesman headdress

Balochistan is Pakistan’s largest, most mineral-rich and least explored province. Its population consists of a number of different tribes with unique traditions and dresses. Here is a Baloch, adorned in traditional robes and headgear.

Photography

Lunar Beacon

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Cholistan Derawar Fort moonlight

The northeastern corner battlement of Derawar Fort. Spotted this angle while out on a stroll in the Cholistan desert, some time after midnight. The full moon was just above the battlement and the floodlights were still on. A few minutes later, the lights turned off so any later and the shot would have been lost.