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Halo above Miranjani Top

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Miranjani Peak (2,992 metres/9,816 ft) is the highest point in the Galiyat/Hazarajat/Murree region. This includes the Abbottabad and Rawalpindi districts, as well as the Islamabad federal area. Depending on fitness and weather conditions, it takes between 2 to 4 hours to reach the top from the holiday retreat of Nathia Gali. Last Saturday was my […]

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Golden Iron

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This set of abandoned iron pipes must have endured quite a few rains. The rust covered them completely and caused them to glow a golden red color in the light of the setting sun. Discovered somewhere in F-9 park, Islamabad.

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Sunset Silhouette at F-9 Park

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Shot this in F-9 park recently. F-9 is a whole sector in the middle of Islamabad, set aside as park. The park contains a number of attractions and is an excellent recreational place where one can witness amazing sunsets.

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Happy Independence Day

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Pakistan Independence Day fireworks

It is the 14th of August and Pakistan’s 67th anniversary today. Although it is supposed to be a day that celebrates our freedom, sadly it means being trapped inside the capital for the citizens of Islamabad. In fear of Imran Khan’s “Azadi March” (freedom march), the government has blocked all roads in and out of […]

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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.

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Rawal Lake Jetty Sunrise

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Rawal Lake is one of the best places to witness an Islamabad sunrise. This shot was taken there on a cold winter morning. The floating pier was barely a foot across and the I got within inches of it to shoot this.

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Sunset on the Margallas

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Margalla Hills sunset

Margalla Hills border the city of Islamabad on it’s northern side and offer beautiful views at sunrise and sunset. They can be reached with a few minutes drive from most areas of the city and have some amazing hiking tracks. This shot was taken on October 12th, 2012, from hiking trail No.5.