Khiva in Uzbekistan, 1978

Khiva, another Silk Road city in Western Uzbekistan, Central Asia, photographed back in 1978. The colors of the slide film hopelessly faded, so I decided to convert the images to monochrome — only to discover that they now look better than they ever did in color.

See also my Bukhara gallery.

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Pictures © 1978, 2006 by J.Andrzej Wrotniak.
Feel free to use them for any non-commercial purposes.

Equipment: Russian Start SLR, 58 mm F/2 Helios-44 lens
ORWO slide film, scanned to a Kodak Photo CD, postprocessed with Corel Photo-Paint.

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Posted 2006/03/04, last updated 2014/01/24 Copyright © 2006-2014 by J. Andrzej Wrotniak.