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Zanjan is the capital of Zanjan Province in northwestern Iran. It is 298 km north-west of Tehran on the main highway to Tabriz and Turkey and approximately 125 km from the Caspian Sea. Zanjan is known for its beautiful handcrafts such as knives, traditional sandals, called charoogh, and malileh, a handcraft made with silver wires.
Climate variability have caused, Zanjan nature, have been very suitable for tourism in the four seasons. Mineral water springs, numerous permanent and seasonal rivers, beautiful waterfalls in the forests, beauty villages are located in the valleys of Tarom heights, Zanjan Province has become the region's natural attractions. Khorramdarreh, based on greenness and numerous gardens are another tourist areas of the province. In general, May, June and July are the best months to travel to Zanjan Province.
This region of Zanjan, have a great opportunity for black and white photography. Usually in the spring, the sky of this region, has a beautiful clouds. The rocks were formed into various shapes. The composition of rocks and clouds of the sky, creates beautiful pictures. Sometimes putting a tree in the picture, reveals a sense of life.
This image is part of a series of images from in Zanjan. For this photo, I used Schneider Super Angulon 75/5.6 on Panoral 45 camera and got attached a red filter on the lens, then shoot by 1/8sec at f22 on Ilford FP4 PLUS 4x5in film.