A week back, I was at Pune for my post graduation convocation ceremony. As a rule, I had my camera along with me. After all was over, as we were packing our bags to return, I notice this kitten, sleeping soundly. Approached her a bit and stroked her fur, she purred contently. I pulled out my camera, fired off a few shots, and she was … Continue reading Surprise Surprise!!
The plan was made on an impulse, so the three of us, Mahajan, Jobin and I, we grabbed helmets, managed a couple of bullets and we were on our way to Lavasa. Lavasa is a cool place to be, nice lake town, planned and built nestled within the ghats. True! The flip side is, they charge ₹200 per person as an entry fee to the … Continue reading En route Lavasa
Shooting at night, and in long exposure is quite fun, one must agree. With a little tweak, the night can be turned into dusk, if not bright day. This shot, 0230 h. 30 seconds of exposure does this trick. We get enamoured by the photos of trails of lights across the sky, often in round or elliptical patterns about a stunning landscape. Some of my … Continue reading Star Trails: What is and how to..
“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women are merely players” When Shakespeare wrote these lines as the beginning of As you like it , there is no doubt that he had a theatre stage on his mind, not the blue screen of the movies, not the elaborate sets; just the actors, their voices, their emotions and their connect to the audience. Ask … Continue reading Moments from IAPAR International Theatre Festival 2016
This is a late post about the most recent supermoon that the world saw. I was determined to shoot it. So, I made my way to a nearby temple, which rests on a hill top to try shoot the moon, and the city underneath, and this is what I got. Not exactly the way I wanted it to be. The temple, being on elevated ground, … Continue reading The Supermoon Post
Another weekend, another expo, again at Westin. This time, it was different though. This time, I had guest invitation from one of the participating teams, OhSoGood Tech for the event. And, the event was basically an auto expo. Pune Fashion Week was also going on next door too, and I ll be honest, I found the 911 way sexier! So, OhSoGoodTech, better known as OSGTech is … Continue reading LUXE – The Luxury (Mainly Auto) Expo – The Westin, Pune
If you were in Maharashtra, am sure you would have heard this chant in the praise of the Lord Ganesha loud and clear quite often. Add heavy bass drums and cymbals in rhythms. Colourful processions, music and dance. This is what Ganesh Chhaturthi or Ganesh Utsav looks like in Pune Until the next festival…. Ganpati Bappa….morya; Mangal Murti….morya!! Cheers!! Continue reading Ganpati Bappa….Morya!!
Albinism, is considered to be a rare phenomena, be it in human beings, or animals. Here we have, one albino tiger, and a white cat. Rare, because you don’t see a lot of them naturally occurring 🙂 Cheers!! Continue reading Rare Elements of the Fauna
What is your idea of fun on a Sunday? Lazying around, relaxing?? I went to a trek/outing to a nearby hill, Vetal Tekdi, and look what I found there 🙂 The hill gives a nice view of the Pune city but thats not the main attraction of the location. This is…. The place is filled with peacocks. One ought to have a minimum of 400mm … Continue reading A Dash of Blue
They say, the forts around Pune, look amazing during the rains. Heard this so many times, and have been enticed by so many photos, that finally, we gave in. We loaded us on a couple of bikes, and went on our day trip to the Tikona Fort, morning, 7 o’ clock on a Saturday. This is the account of our trip. There may not be … Continue reading TTL: Tikona Fort