Monthly Archives: August 2013

Glittering waters

Glittering waters

An amazing click by my brother.

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6 Things Only Writers Understand About the Writing Life

6 Things Only Writers Understand About the Writing Life.

“Even if writing isn’t a money-maker, you deserve the freedom to take it seriously.” – Dana Sitar.

More flowers!

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Oh! To be a flower
Nodding in the sun,
Bending, then upspringing
As the breezes run;
Holding up
A scent-brimmed cup,
Full of summer’s fragrance to the summer sun.
-Amy Lowell.

These are more flowers which I shot in Maharashtra nature park. The park is wild enough to be beautiful but there were hardly any flowers.  I hope many such parks are set up in the city, now that all the trees are already  cut down for residential purposes. It’s the least they could do.

Maharashtra state nature park

 

 

 

Focus

Focus

Abstract photography: Focus

Being focused on your goals is always cherished as a virtue. Sadly, I’ve to admit here, one which I never possessed. I tend to distract easily and need someone to whisper the mantra in my ears,’ concentrate babes’.

Recently, I read a lot of moral stories which repeated how important it was to focus on your goals to be successful. I was so inspired that I had to practise it somewhere. Since, it was not easy in real life I decided to try it in photography. I realized that when you completely focus on something, then everything else goes out of focus. Like this, click to tweet.

You don’t just have to learn to focus in life, the amount is also important. Otherwise, you might reach your goals and lose everything else in the process. As for me, I’ll have to try meditation.

The merry Daisy

The merry Daisy

The earth laughs in flowers.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love flowers. Who doesn’t? The point is I love flowers so much that I took this photograph in Maharashtra nature park, when I was supposed to be chasing butterflies. Needless to say, I spent the morning marveling the flowers and missed to take shots of many beautiful butterflies. Too late I realized, the flowers remain stationary throughout the day whereas butterflies don’t.

I still maintain it was right to wonder around flowers. After all, they were the reason, the butterflies visited the park.

The sea is the same as it had been since before men ever went on it in boats.
-Ernest Hemingway

Common rose butterfly

Common rose butterfly

© Kiran Acharya

 

This is one of the older photographs I took when I visited Owalekarwadi butterfly park. The butterfly was more beautiful which isn’t I have captured well.  If you have ever tried shooting butterflies you’d know it’s really hard to get a shot. They tend to keep flitting from flower to flower. Since, they don’t have any patience you need to have lots of it.

Encouragement

Awards are a way to appreciate one’s effort but here on WordPress they are more than that. The nomination helps viewers to discover many other great blogs. I am grateful to belsbror, who is an amazing blogger and writer for nominating me for the awards. Thanks for loving my blog.

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The rules for this award:

  • Display the Award Certificate on your blog.

  • Write a post and link back to the blogger who nominated you.

  • Nominate 15  other bloggers.

  • Inform them of their nomination via comment in their blog.

  • Post 7 interesting things about yourself.

Seven interesting facts about myself:

1) Dental surgeon, writer and photographer.

2) I love the rains.

3) Desserts are like tears to me. I have them when I am too happy or too sad and sometimes, between the phases.

4) I take time to know people and don’t make friends easily.

5) I love to encourage people to follow their dreams. In fact, I keep it up for so long, that most of them try to follow their dreams just to get me off their back.

6) I am optimist and believe in miracles.

7) As a child I hated writing though I always loved to read. (I still dream of a future when your thoughts would automatically appear on paper when you want and eliminate the process of writing/typing.)

My nominees are:

  1. The Hopeful Herbalist

  2. Stefana Ovesia
  3. gudbyeboredom
  4. Forest So Green
  5. Around us
  6. Straight from my heart
  7. Angelart Star

  8. Bugburry Pond

  9. greenlightlady

  10. Let it come from your heart
  11. My Nascence
  12. Goa secrets
  13. Free flow
  14. Doug’s Writings, Musings and Art
  15. Zany Zach’s Blog

Beautiful

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower. -Rabindranath tagore
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
-Rabindranath Tagore

Blue

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), It's always our self we find in the sea. -E.E. Cummings

Miramar beach, Panji is a solace for localites who crowd the beach in the evening after a day’s rest