Baku City in Monochrome by Fidan Nazim Qizi

Baku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region. Baku is located 28 metres (92 ft) below sea level, which makes it the lowest lying national capital in the world and also the largest city in the world located below sea level. Baku lies on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, alongside the Bay of Baku. At the beginning of 2009, Baku’s urban population was estimated at just over two million people. Officially, about 25 percent of all inhabitants of the country live in Baku’s metropolitan area. Baku is the sole metropolis in Azerbaijan.

Nikon D3100 with 18-55mm | Exposure 1/200 sec @ f/6.3 | Focal Length 210mm | ISO 100

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
December 15, 2018

57

AWARD SCORE

Value 11
Clarity 10
Composition 14
Style 11
Skill 11

Photograph Location
Azerbaijan

Born in the city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Fidan Nazim Qizi lives in Baku, but travels often to other countries. She loves nature and mountains, as well as doing hiking. She started taking her first black and white photos when she saw the works of amazing photographer Vivian Maier. She is the reason Fidan chose to shoot in black and white medium. Fidan likes photography so much, because she believes photography can give us energy, feelings, and inspiration in life.

Current Location
Baku, Azerbaijan

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