The Sentinel

Sharing this night picture I took of Bahrain’s Arad Fort when it was first lit up as part of a project to beautify the country’s tourist spots. The structure is a 15th century fort built in the typical style of Islamic forts during the 15th century A.D. before the Portuguese invasion of Bahrain in 1622…

Life like it is

I have no idea why this has happened but, over the last few days, I am being constantly reminded of the days of black and white photography. I remember the days of the box camera, the photographer at school with his head under a black cloth taking the class picture and the days when I…

Don’t kill the picture

I recently saw some “award-winning” photographs taken by supposedly well-known photographers. They were great pictures, looked stunning and appealing and perhaps deserved the prizes they got. But I had one small reservation. They were all heavily Photoshopped. Somehow, the originality was missing. Yet, they won, as opposed to straightforward pictures printed after just a few…

Xmas – The More The Merrier

These children, dressed as Santa, are being ferried to school in a cycle rickshaw, in India. Christmas is widely celebrated in the country, as elsewhere in the world, by all communities and one of the highlights is Christmas carols, skits, plays and performances in school. Children dressed up as Santa Claus, performing various acts and…

Soul mates

Originally posted on sindhuspace:
Do soul mates exist? I believe they do.  Couples who are perfectly matched in temperament, who strongly resemble each another in attitudes or beliefs exist. One may not be married to the soul mate (if it is someone from the opposite gender), when married in haste. But one will meet one’s soul…