Monthly Archives: March 2014

Reflections of an impressionistic kind

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Weekly Photo challenge: Reflection

The Nilgiri Hills in Tamilnadu have a thick forest cover with tea gardens sharing spaces close to each other. The area is famous for its unique flora and fauna. Late one January morning this year, a Tiger went on the … Continue reading

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Quintessentially Indian: Politics, Bollywood & Cricket with a good, strong cuppa

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

A photographic  experiment of ‘inside’ juxtaposed with the ‘outside’ in a contemporary home with large glass doors. Ended up looking like multiple exposures 🙂

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

Though the challenge is about smart cropping techniques that change the way we interpret a photograph, these pictures are exactly the opposite. Call me ‘old school’  but one of my earliest lessons in photography taught me to frame ‘in camera’ and … Continue reading

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Oh those ladybirds!

I have no idea why I never grew into Penguins. Am so hung up on my Ladybirds (for every age and every stage)! I went all the way to a wildlife resort in Masinagudi, Tamilnadu to capture these instead of … Continue reading

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Postcards from Kovalam

Don’t miss a massage or two or three. As this lady told me “to put your woes at bay you must come back tomorrow and the day after to really benefit else your body will ache for at least a … Continue reading

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Is death such a bad thing?

I agree and disagree with John Martin Fischer when he says death can be a bad thing for the one who dies. Could it possibly be our quest for immortality, that we end up doing what we do: build monuments, … Continue reading

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The motorman in Coonoor

On a trip to experience the slow life in Ooty, my husband and I got into what is popularly called ‘The toy train’. Some things in certain parts of the universe such as the quiet hamlets in small town India, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Abandoned places have a certain mystique surrounding them. With the face of Mumbai changing fast, I’m glad there are some places that will remain a testimony to the city’s history even if unused. These pictures are of a vet hospital … Continue reading

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