low angle, inside-out, view of shah-i-zinda.
shah-i-zinda or “the [tomb of the] living king,” the ancient shrine to Qusam ibn-Abbas
the history of this sacred place began fourteen hundred years ago. i each tile and wood tells a story bridled with lapis blues, orpiment oranges, and gold foil... the story of devotion, religion, love, of reverence, a timeless story that intertwined the lives of generations gone and those yet to come...
shah-i-zinda | samarkand, uzbekistan 🇺🇿
technically there were several challenges with taking this show. tourist aside, the sun and the light is difficult to grab, the space between the buildings is narrow so only a few strings of light make it to the inside.