Award Winner | Photo of the Day | December 31, 2012
In this frame, I’m presenting Al-Masjid al-Ḥarām, the Sacred Mosque, with the angle that shows the whole surrounding atmosphere of the Ka’bah, taken at 12:40am. This panorama also shows the beauty of the place and its integration with the sky. Prophet Abraham (Ibrahim) and his son Ismail (Ishmeal) built the Ka’bah. This task was assigned to Abraham (pbuh) by Allah(SWT). Ka’bah is the direction of prayer for the followers of peace. Only those people who submit their will to Almighty can enter into this most scared city. Everyday millions of people around the world visit Masjid Al-Haram, which is unknown to many because it is concealed by the controlled media in different parts of the world. On month of Ramadan and during Hajj this number increases to more than 3 million a day. The current maximum capacity of the Mosque is 800,000 inside, and 1,120,000 outside.
Technical Info: Canon S90 | Exposure 1/60sec @ f/2 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 6.0 mm
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | December 31
Award Score: 67 (Value 12.5, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12.5, Skill 13)
Photographer: Ahmed Al.Badawy (Mansoura, Egypt) Registered Photographer
Ahmed Mohammed Albadawy, Architect and Photographer. Born in Mansoura, Egypt, in 1985. He is one of the founders of Gozour, architecture and design studio “http://www.gozourstudio.com/”. Ahmed started his photography career in April 2010. His photography perspective grows up dramatically with Architecture. From historical places his photography found it’s character and features. “Do what you like by the way you like, and ignore the complexity of the world” is one of simple principals in his life. He believes great talents can come from the simplicity of surrounding things and people are always good partners to feel his talents.