Sunday, November 29, 2009

Monochrome Weekly-Eid Mubarak!

On the occassion of Eid Al Adha, belated Eid Mubarak to our Muslim brothers and sisters!

Posted for Aileni's Monochrome Weekly. 

Word of the day: Mubarak is the arabic word for  blessed. Maasalam(a)! Have a blessed Sunday everyone.


  1. Must be a little strange posting a picture of this sort when vibrant colour is the norm.
    I hope seeking the monochrome art eases the pain of your separation.
    You are very welcome to the theme.

  2. Welcome to Mono, it still looks majestic even in BW.


  3. It is as if an element from a fairy tale has been plonked down in modern life. If it were in a film, everyone would be rushing to see how it had got there!


  4. Thank you Aileni...thanks for welcoming me to the theme.

    My expression of sadness deep inside me even in a joyful occasion.


    Thank you. It is really majestic, especially the big mosque in Abu Dhabi.

    @Lucy Corrander,
    You made smile with your comment.THank you for stopping by my blog and for appreciating my photo.

  5. ... And Salam Aleikum, from a Christian friend!

  6. As that you are into photography, I thought that you may be interested in a monthly blog posting called “5 on the fifth” where You can either take 5 random pictures of anything that happens to you on the 5th of November (or the days leading up to it) or perhaps go for my suggested theme.

    Just post your pictures on your own blog and then post a comment on MY blog with your name, location and link to your site – I then update the entry so the world has your link. Remember to mention my blog on your own blog so that your visitors get to see the other contributions.


    Here’s a link to my blog:

    and a link to the “5 on the fifth” entries:

  7. Came by to say thnks for following CAD, and that you're very welcome!
    I love your blog and that photo in B&W is simply gorgeous!!!
    I'm following you, too.

  8. welcome to mono, misa! lovely take on the mosque. it is one subject that actually works well on B&W!!

  9. perfect shot!!!
    can't wait to see more of your pix....

  10. I like the counterpoint of the tall structure against the domes behind the trees.

  11. I almost missed the domes on the left — it looks like a huge mosque!

    Thank you so much for your many visits to my blog. I'm sorry I wasn't able to return the visit until now but I've been kind of overwhelmed recently by work and personal tasks. I hope things will normalize in a couple of weeks.

    Wishing you a beautiful week!

  12. EId Mubrarak to all monochromers out there! I took a similarish photo at a mosque on Eid at a Toronto area mosque, but only had my blackberry camera on hand - might post it anyway - or I could send it to you. We can then compare the similarities of mosques in the cold north and the hot middle east.

    Salaam (Peace) to all!

  13. Hi Misalyn, Mubarak & Salaam din sayo...

  14. Hi Sylvia, Salam to you, I am a Christ believer too.

    @Stephen Chapman,
    Will visit tha links and will see what I can share on Dec.5

    Thanks for the visit and for following too. I love your photos. For a person like me who's never been to any European country, your photos are simply a wonderful treat.

  15. @Salitype (eng),

    Thanks for the warm welcome. Am glad that you liked (as well as the rest of the commenters) it :)

    @coffeeveggie addict,
    Thanks sis. My husband told me that it was a good shot. First time that I heard him appreciating my photos hahahaha.

  16. @awarewriter,
    Thank you.

    Thank you for visiting despite your hectis schedule. It is my pleasure to visit your blog though it makes me miss our homeland.:)

    Thank you for visiting my blog. I would love to have a look at your mosque photo.Eid Mubarak!


    Salaam and Eid Mubarak! Thank you for coming back.


    Thank you for the warm welcome. It makes me happy to know that my blogging friends liked my very first entry photo for the monochrome weekly theme. Your comments are higly appreciated, it warms my heart.

  17. hi misalyn, this would;ve been perfect if it were colored i think. ^0^
    but don;t get me wrong, i still love this rendition.

  18. You are correct. Actually I have the colored one. My husband picked the B & W than the colored one that's whay I opted to post it in B& W.

  19. It is a solemn building.
    It has an excellent shape.

  20. Thanks ruma for visiting again. Ye, it is a solemn place for our Muslim brothers and sisters. They pray 5 times a day, some will go to the mosque while the others prays inside their house or to anywhere when possible.


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