Pics; Diwali Lights!

Diwali Lights, Nature and Concrete! Focal Length 19mm, Aperture f/5.6, Shutter Speed 1/2.5 sec, ISO 3200, Nikon D3200. Diwali Lights, Let the radiance stay! Focal Length 23mm, Aperture f/5.6, Shutter Speed 1/10 sec. ISO 3200, Nikon D3200. Light for the Gods and the Warrior! Focal Length 25mm, Aperture f/5.6, Shutter Speed 1/40 sec, ISO 3200,…

A Mosquito spoils my Diwali!

  Today I was reminded of a very powerful dialogue and song by Bollywood actor Nana Patekar from a 1996 hindi film ‘Yashwant’ and I suddenly realized that how true it is even now. The dialogue runs like this. “Ek Machhar aadmi ko hijda bana deta hai.”  The English translation is; “A Mosquito makes a…

India; Glimpse of Development!

Through this photo blog, I wish to bring out the overall infrastructure development which is going at a good pace in India. Good highways, flyovers, housing building activity, Telecom infrastructure and power grids are coming up slowly and steadily. I stay at a place about 30 Kilometers from a famous city of North India, Chandigarh…

Delia, Happy Sunday!

Peace. Focal Length 46mm, Aperture f/5.3, Shutter Speed 1/60 sec, ISO 800, Nikon D3200. Beauty. Focal Length 48mm, Aperture f/5.3, Shutter Speed 1/60 sec, ISO 800, Nikon D3200. Have a happy Sunday! Guchi.  

Iphone for my Driver’s son!

Sounds like a  very unusual topic for a blog, yet I thought I would write as it is not a simple incident but has many takeaways regarding human behavior, societal peer pressure, individual aspirations and sense of sacrifice. It is a simple story to narrate. My driver Mr A Kumar barely makes about Indian Rupees…

A few random thoughts!

Hard Work. Hard work never goes waste, even if initial results may not be encouraging, It puts you in a habit of performance, it is an infectious blessing which motivates your near and dear ones to follow suit. Once you start achieving results, it gives you an extreme satisfaction, and  motivation to work harder. When…

Gods, Sunset and Nature!

Preparation for a  Jagran (Night meditation venue ) in India, Time around sunset! Focal Length 34mm, Aperture f/8, Shutter Speed 1/40sec, ISO 800, Nikon D3200. And the Artists who help the Gods and Goddesses show up on a stage! Focal Length 38mm, Aperture f/8, Shutter Speed 1/20sec, ISO 800, Nikon D3200. Guchi.  

Photography during Morning Stroll!

Sunrise, Nature is waking up! All Smiles, Morning bloom! Plants and Trees in otherwise Concrete Jungle! All photos taken with I phone during morning walk. Guchi.

Social Grace; Setting Priorities Right!

The term social grace constitutes a set of skills required to interact in society which includes general public as well as one’s family. It includes social responsibilities and responses like etiquette. manners, communications, politeness and maturity. While most of us are generally conscious of this aspect while dealing with strangers but many of us feel…

India is Developing, A journey on NH1.

I have been travelling on National Highway (NH1) up to Delhi quite frequently and especially so in the past five years. I have also been visiting USA and have traveled on many Freeways/ Highways there. I have observed that in the last five to seven years there has been tremendous development in the roads and…