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Small before the eyes of god? (4)
|More than 3,000 workers and 38 renowned contracting companies took part in the construction of the Mosque.|
The mosque is large enough to accommodate over 40,000 worshipers
There are four minarets on the four corners of the courtyard which rise about 107 m (351 ft) in height. The courtyard, with its floral design, measures about 17,000 m2 (180,000 sq ft),and is considered to be the largest example of marble mosaic in the world
Ok, so that's the gen care of Wikipedia, but let me share the gen alla maggi... it is simply breath taking. I stood in wonder, much like this little girl... made small by this work of man.
It is beautiful. Absolutely beautiful...
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|Firstly, I cropped the lower part of image a bit. Next, it was used tone curve tool for RGB channel. (Input value:149, Outout value: 114). And then, it was used shadow/highlight tool. (Shadow volume: 40%, Highlight volue: 16%). Finally, it was done unsharp mask after having done noise reduction of the sky and girl's leg.|