Heaven!

“When the Gods roam around in the sky in a place called heaven” Picture taken at Sringeri temple, KA, India built in 1338 A.D. More on this temple here. Posted as part of the this post Advertisements

Magnetized!

What makes people to get attracted? I don’t think it’s the like mindedness or the genuineness. People get drawn to wrong ones all the time! It’s not mutual too. I have seen lots of one-way traffic. Is it because of convenience? Because something is readily available, you get attached to things? But then why people…

Learn Photography – Review – August

Well, it’s the end of the month August. It’s a monthly routine to do a progress report on XDrive Photography Learning sessions for this month. If you are a photography enthusiast and want to take advantage of these sessions, I request you to go through individual links I have provided below on each of the…

Synchronized Souls!

  You know what is exciting? Non-stop rhythmic exchange! It’s not about giving and receiving. It’s not about sharing either. There is no demand. It is a constant exchange of vibes, flowing freely, like water… Wait a minute.. not water…. Like a molten lava! It’s fire with continuous momentum. Never ending, just like our breath,…

Learn Photography – 7 – Frame your subject.

Framing is one of the important composition technique used in photography. In this week’s session, lets explore more on framing our pictures. First why “Frame”? Well main purpose of framing is to emphasize our subject in the picture. Please recall from the earlier sessions, I talked about a successful picture is the one where your…

Black & White Sunday: Traces of the Past

“Trimurti” (Three faced Shiva) – A monolithic 6 m(20 ft) statue at Elephanta Caves, an island about 10 kilometers (6.2 mi) to the city of Mumbai/Bombay in the state of Maharashtra(India). The status is described as a “Gupta-Chalukyan art”, the three heads are said to represent three characteristics of Shiva, creation, protection, and destruction. The…

Unfurled!

Getting back to life after a breakdown is not an easy task. You resist even opening your your eyes to the new day. Even your favorite breakfast doesn’t taste good anymore. Everything you see all looks so dull. All that happening on the TV, messages on your smartphone.. suddenly feels trivial, until ….the day you…

Learn Photography – 6 – Focus on Blurs!”

In this week’s session, let’s learn about taking “blurred” pictures! What? blurred picture? 😁  Why in the world anyone wants to take a blurry picture?” Didn’t we spend whole last week experimenting with the importance of taking “Sharp” pictures…? now why the U-turn?

Dungeon with the beauty!

  Dungeon of Srirangapattana (Mysore) is popularly known as “Colonel Bailey’s Dungeon” is located in small town of Srirangapattana. Colonel Bailey was a British officer who was captured by Tipu Sultan at the end of “Second Anglo-Mysore war” at 1780 by defeating the British forces. Surprising this is one of the “good looking prisons” with…

Learn Photography – 5 – Sharpness

One of the main complaints from amateur photographers is the lack of sharpness of images they have taken. Many newcomers blame that they have a bad camera and hence the results… but on contrary, more the advanced the camera you have more chances to get blurry pictures for newbies! Sounds funny? Yes but that the…

Ride is on..

Suddenly life is beautiful! You are super excited, you can’t believe it’s happening to you. You are at your peak … then, the downfall! You cant believe that it ended so early! You wanted it to go on forever, but nah, you are going down! Then again a lift and you forget that downfall in…

Travel – Bylakuppe – Tibetan Monastery

The Namdroling (Nyingmapa) Monastery (Popularly know as “Golden Temple”)is the largest teaching center of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. Located in Bylakuppe in Mysore district of the state of Karnataka(India).  In 1960, the Government of Karnataka allotted 3,000 acres of land at Bylakuppe in Mysore district and the first ever Tibetan exile…