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5 Day Black & White Challenge: Day 4

Black & White Photography day4

The Croods is one of my most favorite films, it is set in the prehistoric era where a man’s position is threatened by the invention of fire. I have noted down several thought-provoking lines from the movie, especially the father-daughter interactions between the protagonist Eep the cave girl and her father Grug, about change, worries, and fear of change. Continue reading

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5 Day Black & White Challenge: Day 2

Black & White Photography day2

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.” ― Thoreau

Simplicity is complex. I heard, in a frame you can keep everything, but everything is not necessary. Sometimes I focus on less, not because I don’t want more, but because minimalism inspires me to have things I value the most, to remove things that don’t make the picture a masterpiece.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Reward

Plum Blossom

“…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?”
― Vincent van Gogh

Most of the times, I don’t carry a big camera while taking a hike in the nature.  However, I come across all hidden wonders as soon the man-made world vanishes – a photogenic wild flower, a hidden stream, cherry blossoms out of no where, a rainbow behind the lush green mountain, a small island with only two swans, or a squirrel squinting at a pine cone. They all are inspiring, truly. Most of my favorite photographs are from those expeditions. Continue reading