Author: Kavya

Twenty nine

Birthdays are weird. You’re essentially celebrating making a whole revolution around the sun, and yet you get closer to your ultimate demise. I don’t think about death much, but birthdays are a good opportunity to reflect on our time here. I turned 29 yesterday, last day of pride month. It had never occurred to me […]

The future

Every step I took, brought me closer to today. Every step I take, takes me closer to the promise of a tomorrow, where the clouds are silver,and the mist hugs you like an old friend of cold fire. Every moment of today, is another step to that far-flung future where the fire is ice and […]

Stepwell

This is a stepwell, around 10-11 km from my native village, in Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan, India. If you don’t know what a stepwell is, read about stepwells on Wikipedia. Taken in 2012 with a puny Samsung phone running Bada OS, slightly edited  on Google Photos for colour correction. Aperture: f/2.6 Shutter speed: 1/638s Focal length: 2.78mm […]

Okayama

Taken at Okayama friendship garden, Pune. Interestingly, they don’t permit taking cameras in there, and if you have one, they keep the batteries at the gate. Totally stupid rules in the age of cheap smartphones 😀 This is a digitally processed panorama, so the metrics don’t really matter.