For this week’s challenge, share an image that depicts transition. Let life itself be your muse. There is a mango tree and a jackfruit tree in our backyard. We heap all the fallen dry leaves together and burn them. Later the ashes are spread around other plants and trees. They are good for the plants.… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Transition
I have been lucky to read two wonderful books this month and the thought that came to mind as I reached the last page was this quotation by someone unknown, “ Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.’ Books which we love take us… Continue reading The Unknown Future
This week’s topic is Kids or Pets with Toys. And yes, I suppose the “kid” could be any age as long as your photo shows the enjoyment of toys. These photos are of my children, sometime in 1988. In those days we did not have digital cameras. A few years ago I took photos of… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Kids or Pets with Toys
Essay ‘There really is not a lot to say about diagonal lines except they appear to be more dynamic. Depending on the type of diagonal line you have, it can add tension to your image. In addition to this, diagonals can serve the same purposes as horizontal and vertical lines in that they can guide… Continue reading Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge: Week #8 Diagonal Lines
These photos are in the Home for the Mentally Challenged. I go there every afternoon, five times a week. Our festivals are celebrated by all living there, the teachers and other staff, with great Camaraderie.
What comes in threes? Submit an image for this week’s photo theme, Trio. A Tricycle 🙂 This photo was taken in 1984 or 1985. My son and his cousin:)
Essay Vertical lines are the natural compliment to the horizontal lines we talked about last time. Like horizontal lines, they have a significance and meaning of their own that can be quite powerful when used intentionally in a photograph. Vertical lines can create a strong focal point in a picture. Strong vertical lines show height,… Continue reading Cee’s Compose Yourself Photo Challenge: Week #7 Vertical Lines
IN A NEW POST CREATED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHARE A SERIES OF PHOTOS THAT TELL A STORY. These photos are in the temple square of our town. During our festivals, devotees who are interested make rangolis on the ground near the Temple of Sri Krishna. This person was making the picture of a mythological hero.
We call these flowers ‘Kiskaara’ in out language, Kannada. They remain in bloom for many days. The orange flowers and the green leaves are contrasting and beautiful:)
My father-in-law was with us last week. He is a very family person. He loves to keep in touch with all his relatives and friends. The days of letter writing have become history, but in those earlier days, letters were the windows opening into the lives of others. He used to love writing letters to… Continue reading A Window