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 meContinue reading “Twenty nine”
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 andContinue reading “The future”
St. Patrick’s cathedral in Manhattan. Taken with a Fuji XE2S Focal length: 18mm Aperture: f/2.8 Shutter speed: 1/1629 s ISO: 200
Cup of Vietnamese coffee at Pagdandi book cafe, Pune. Taken on a shitty Moto Z2 force camera.
I realized this poem has never been shared on this blog, so here it goes. It was first written in 2011, and published in August 2012 on my Deviantart profile. Posting it here for a full circle. Thank you for reading 🙂 What are we? Just a bunch of Carbon atoms, roaming freely in theContinue reading “Love and carbon”
It’s that time of the year again. 2018 passed by so quickly, and still felt like the longest year of my life ever(don’t you hate it when that happens every year?😒). I have grown a lot this last year, maybe more than all previous years combined. 2019 brings me closer to being the magical ageContinue reading “Nineteen, and beyond”
Focal length: 50mm Aperture: f/2 Shutter speed: 1/70s
Instructions to use pedestrian crossing signal switches in Singapore. Somebody needs a better translator 😂
Beautiful view of Attukad Waterfall near Munnar, Kerala.
Taken at Vinay Vilas Mahal, in Alwar, Rajasthan, India. Keeping in line with other palaces in the state, it’s also known as the city palace of Alwar.
Old Windows logos on a passenger vehicle. Taken at a parking place in Kochi, Kerala. Aperture: f/2 Shutter speed: 1/1502s Focal length: 4.67mm
Digitally processed panorama taken near Choolgiri temple, Jaipur.
Taken during a random road trip to my native village
Taken at WordCamp Udaipur 2017. Aperture: f/4 Shutter speed: 1/50s Focal length: 55mm ISO: 200
Sunrise from a hill right outside Jaipur, India. Taken with my Nexus 6p during one of my random trekking adventures. Aperture: f/2 Focal length: 4.67mm Shutter speed: 1/123s ISO: 60
Taken at Cafe Noirwood Aperture: f/2 Shutter speed: 1/82s ISO: 300 Focal length: 4.67mm
Remains of an ancient, hand operated, petrol pump. Taken in Sikar, Rajasthan, India. Aperture: f/2.8 Shutter speed: 1/178s Focal length: 3.5mm ISO: 59
Taken at a temple in Angul, Odisha, near my mother’s native place. Aperture: f/2.6 Shutter speed: 1/100s Focal length: 2.78mm ISO: 50
Random slat and pepper shaker. Taken at my friend’s Cafe (Cafe Noirwood). Aperture: f/2 Focal length: 50mm Shutter speed: 1/3s ISO: 200
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: 2.78mmContinue reading “Stepwell”
Taken from the 20th floor of a random building I went to, using Fuji’s miniature mode. Aperture: f/22 Focal length: 34.3mm Shutter speed: 1/20s ISO: 800
As pointed out by my dear friend and colleague, this is one of the most hipster pictures I have taken. Shot at Hilton Whistler, BC, Canada. Aperture: f/2 Focal Length: 50mm Shutter speed: 1/170s ISO: 200
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.
Random toys on a friend’s desk, taken with my Nexus 6p Aperture: f/2 Shutter speed: 1/10s Focal length: 4.67mm ISO: 200
Part of the palace seen from a window, taken at City Palace, Udaipur, near WordCamp Udaipur 2016 Aperture: f/4 Focal length: 55mm Shutter speed: 1/140s ISO: 200
Just a random click of my friend’s laptop Aperture: f/2 Focal length: 50mm Shutter speed: 1/20s ISO: 800