Indian Summer: Ahmedabad (III) – The Step Well

Just about 20km from Ahmedabad, stands the Adalaj Vav, a step well build in the year 1499. My wife and I decided to take a rickshaw and went on the bumpy road to see it…

All photographs by António Marques – © António Marques Photography. 2012


6 responses

  1. Wonderful images.

    November 28, 2012 at 22:09

    • António Marques

      Thanks for stopping by, Anton.

      November 29, 2012 at 00:06

  2. the second one is spectacular. Amazing, how the black and white helps the viewer really look at the beautiful architecture. Very, very nice shots!

    November 28, 2012 at 22:27

    • António Marques

      Thank you, Andreas. Indeed B&W gives a special feeling to it, I think.

      November 29, 2012 at 00:04

  3. another wonderful set of images Antonio… there is a distinct style to your BW conversion. Most people go for a lot of contrast which is something you haven’t and yet the results are amazing.

    November 29, 2012 at 00:51

    • António Marques

      I try to maintain as must contrast as I can without clipping the shadows (or the highlights) too much. The downside: it’s time consuming, as each image must be fine-tuned individually. Presets won’t cut it.
      Thanks for your feedback, Abu.

      November 29, 2012 at 15:49

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