Show us what ephemeral means to you. It could be a dry leaf floating on an errant breeze, the sleep-floppy smile of your waking three-year-old, or the cake that turned out just right before the hungry hordes descend on it. So looking forward to see the fleeing moments you’ll capture! Ephemeral – lasting for a… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Ephemeral
Last year, the monsoon season had just started and one Sunday we decided to go two temples, they had been on our wishlist for some time. We set out on a cloudy day. It was raining 🙂 The river beside the second temple. a mud road 🙂 Outside a small shrine The outdoors from inside:)
Have you ever tilted your camera on accident and then thought “Wow, that works!” If you have some time to work with your subject (or subjects), try some shots with your camera tiled from slightly to wildly and see what happens. It can add a unique twist to a commonplace image. Actually in these photos… Continue reading A Photo a week Challenge : Tilted
In our villages, wherever areca nut trees are grown, the trunk of the dead and weathered areca nut tree are used as bridges across small streams or water channels.
These photos were taken last year in October, during the end of the monsoon season in our village in the areca garden. Channels are made for water to flow to all the trees from natural ponds. The water is fresh rainwater. Our grandson enjoyed himself .
This photo is of a seed which is called ‘ ajjana gadda’ in Kannada. It literally means ‘ grandfather’s beard’. The seed in the centre with hairs around it, this helps the seeds to fly from one place to another. http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Crown%20Flower.html The unfolding, new leaves in the centre of this plant look so beautiful:)
Ruskin Bond is one of our favourite authors. The other day I got his book, ‘A flight of pigeons’ from the library. It was written sometime in the 1970s and reprinted in 2014. He writes in the Introduction which was written in 2002, “ I feel this novella still has some relevance today, when communal… Continue reading Stranglehold
This week’s topic is Abstract Photography. Here is a definition I found which may help you out. Like abstract art, abstract photography concentrates on shape, form, colour, pattern and texture. The viewer is often unable to see the whole object. The subject of the photo is often only a small part of the idea of the… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge : Abstract
This pool is in the middle of the areca garden in our village. It is more than 25 feet deep and two months into the monsoon season, it is full and children through the years have enjoyed swimming here. Floating in this pool is great fun for the swimmers:)
Earlier walls in our rural places were built with laterite stones. They were not cut into a definite shape. They were just kept on top of each other to the required height. If they were not stable, a small stone was used to fill the gap. Now such walls are not built. But those which… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Wall