Monday, February 7, 2011

Where did I take this picture?

Rays of light peeped through the window. Sunrise never looked more beautiful with sky embracing vivid colors. My eyes were suddenly wide open. My heart cheered up looking at the splendor of Mother Nature though I did not hear any birds chirping. Brighten up smile replaced boredom without any artificial stimulant. A tiny crammed place suddenly became enjoyable.

Manually focused the lens and clicked the shutter of the camera looking down.

Can you guess where and how I captured this picture?

37 comments:

Jyothi said...

First! :) in flight to or from Paris???

chitra said...

May be during your recent trip while flying. You say, you saw it through the window.

shuchita said...

it's during a flight def. where? about that you have to enlighten us :)

Insignia said...

During a flight of course :)

Whirlwind said...

Hmm on a flight??

Deepika said...

Where it be. Its a beautiful sight. Soothing and calming. I agree you must have that nag to click it since its such an amazing view.

Talha said...

It is an amazing photograph. I do feel that this picture is either taken from aircraft or from a skyscraper.

Matangi Mawley said...

So beautiful! WOW!

Tanishka said...

Beautiful pic with some amazing colors.... :)

Nisha said...

Bombay ?

Whatever is the place, it indeed is beautiful.

Smita said...

At the airport while waiting for your flight?

Kiran Bajaj Sawhney said...

Ray of sunlight- Kiran...always makes me happy too.
Like everyone else, my guess is also that it is taken in flight.
Great shot.

NRIGirl said...

As you were descending to land when you returned home. Where else the sun is so beautiful and the mood so poetic? :)

Bikramjit said...

In a flight

Mannat... said...

Captured mother nature through the window... in a tiny cramped place... where you couldn't hear any birds?! hmmm... It's a wild guess but I think it's through a plane window to your trip to Paris?... :=)

There is something about morning sunshine... it just fills the person with hopes, expectations, anticipations... full of dreams!!

Nice capture!!

Mannat's World...

PriPat said...

wow!! ITs mesmerizing!! Dont tell me its India or is it paris... I am sure its a big city !!!

Bedazzled said...

lovely! on a flight?

....Petty Witter said...

How heavenly. Like a lot of others, I'm guessing this was shot from a quite a height. You will let us know, won't you?

Harman said...

..the picture is perfect!..where its taken.....no clue..but the colors are so vibrant,perfectly blended..
looks like Ariel an view!!

raji said...

Yes ..even I agree..looks like a picture taken form the flight.Even I have visualized such exotic views from flight.The picture was very beautiful:)

sm said...

during a flight going to paris amsterdam

Usha said...

A, from earlier post it tells that you were in long flight and clicked this picture. You are far away from Cary. Very beautiful Sunrise view...I can see city with tall buildings..is there sea in the picture?

rama said...

Beautiful: how we sometimes capture pictures which are absolutely beautiful as if it was there just for us.

IRFANUDDIN said...

so colourful n beautifully captured....
allready so many guesses now its time to hear from you... so no more guess from my side....

BTW glad to see u at my space, and thnx for following, i am elated :)
Looking ahead to see u soon on my future posts...

Regards,
irfan

dialoguewithyou said...

Brilliant shot A :)

The girl in the red coat said...

Obviously in a flight... and the pic is very very beautiful... :) :)

Cheers,

Anjuli said...

I'm late- and everyone has answered the question with the answer I wanted to give, "In flight- probably near Paris???"....and I will have to echo what some others said- "Brilliant shot"...I only wish I had the knack of taking great pics- normally I forget my camera OR end up shaking it when I attempt a great shot. SO GOOD JOB!

A said...

Dear All,

Yes. You are right. It is a picture I took from a flight.

I took this picture on 24th Dec 2010 morning around 6:30AM in the morning on my way to California for vacation. It was still pretty dark outside as you can see in the picture. On plane's window, I looked for clean spot, used manual focus and manual settings and finally managed to get just one (out of three) shot right. If you enlarge the picture, you will notice picture is not really very sharp. The reason is plane window and also I had to use ISO3200 to get the shot in low light conditions.

NRIGirl said...

Cool...

BK Chowla, said...

Now that I know,where it was taken,all I can say it is a great one.

sm said...

thanks for answer

Stranger said...

lol..I remember... didn't I take this picture for you...?

Wow...did I make you scared buddy?

Stranger said...

You are a good photographer in addition to an interesting blogger. sometimes I am little crazy...so forgive me for claiming I took the snap...was just trying to joke...

Shobha said...

Nice picture.

Sh@s said...

Despite it being shot from a plane and all the other minor hindrances, it is an awesome shot. The credit goes to you and Mother nature :)

Punam said...

Nice picture. Beautiful play of orange and grey.

dr.antony said...

Looks to me from a flight. But you gave away the answer. Beautiful picture. i could never get good pictures from the flight.