The Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Jogmec) has received a license for uranium exploration at two prospective areas in the Navoi region of Uzbekistan, a source in the Uzbek government circles told Trend.
This HDR treated shot of a fluted dome on the Shir Dor Madresseh in Samarkand came out well, I think. Could be better, but the vibrancy of the colors almost matches the natural intensity I witnessed when there.
Juma Mosque, Khiva: "The oldest mosque in Khiva is the Juma Mosque (Friday Mosque), which has its origins in the century. It was the largest mosque in the city and caught the attention of medieval Arab travellers, including Al Istahri and Al Makdisi.