Scale and a car lovers paradise


A visit to the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart several years ago proved to be a  paradise on earth for car lovers. Here is a mind boggling array of cars from Mercedes Benz through the ages. But first a little play with scale.

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My kneeling besides the scale down model of a car gives you an idea of it’s size.

Now take a look at this amazing display of cars.

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Playing with leading lines and curves


The deserts of Rajasthan offered great settings for playing with leading lines and curves as I explored the nuances of photography courtesy the Developing your eyes exercises by WordPress.

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The railway track at Munabao station pulls us away into the distance.

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I thought this snap was interesting as the sand swept road curves away drawing attention from the cycle in the foreground.

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The strong winds create beautiful sand structures like this one .

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As you cycle through the desert you see the road ahead stretching for miles on end. I took this photo on the road to Jaisalmer in a bid to capture the grit of the riders as they plod along.

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I was captivated by the strong lines of this archway and tried to create an interesting view by tilting the picture.

 

The swirl of dancers and the blur of motion


We were treated to an enchanting display by flamenco dancers during an awards nite at a sales conference at Barcelona.

The swirling dancers and the lighting at the event resulted in some unusual photos.

 

This one looks like a veil over the dancers face.

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Here’s a sequential set of photos of a dancer.

Here’s a blur of movement and splashes of colour.

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My Golden Hour moments


A memorable family get together at the Andaman Islands for my mother in law’s 80th birthday proved to be a wonderful setting for golden hour photography.

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This was taken early morning as some of us took a walk along the coast.

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Here’s a photo at the same time  but from a different direction.

These were taken late evening as the urge to move into the water proved irresistible.

And here are a few more of photos of Havelock Island.

And this is a view as we approach Havelock Island in the Andamans

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Playing with light


Some years ago we went on a family outing to the Jungle Brook Resort at the Corbett National Park.

Of the many photos I took I liked these because of the play of  the lighting .

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Here is a silhouette of my wife. An interesting study.

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This one is of my niece in a pensive mood. The splice of light is from the sunlight peeping  into the tent.

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I like this glimmer of sunlight on the the bamboo plant.

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This unusual photo is of the ceiling of the dinning hall.

Bleak yet stunning piles of snow


A sales conference at Ruka, Finland gave me my first brush with piles and piles of snow.

At times it was bleak and desolate. On a snow mobile ride I hated the thought of veering off course and getting lost.

A sleigh ride drawn by barking huskies was an experience I loved.

Out of the world was the huge piles of snow we encountered as we drove to the Ruka Peak Restaurant for dinner.

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Amazing sights under night lights.

Splashes of colour


When you are mindful of it there is colour every where.

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More than a splash of colour at The Distillery,Toronto with my travelling companions.

Colours that hit you in the eye at Universal Studios, Orlando.

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A sea of pansies at Calabogie, Ontario.

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And this brightly coloured duck at the Avon River at Stratford, Canada.

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