Birds

They are back

They are back! Bahrain’s annual vacationers – the migratory birds – have returned! The first real sign of the weather easing up, cool evenings and mornings, is our feathered friends on the Arad coast. Taken this evening, this picture conveys just the start of the winter which, experts say, will be “severe” this time round,…

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The Carnival’s Back In Town

A splash of colour on the first day of the 2015 Gulf Air Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. The annual event, held at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), will feature a night race for the first time on Sunday, beginning well after sunset. Thousands of people will visit the BIC over the three days, a…

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Airborne

This Ariel picture of Downtown Manama is from March 2009, when I went up in a chopper for the first time. The photographs I took then were some of the best I have. The overall skyline has not changed a lot since then, but for a few more skyscrapers that have come up. And, of…

The camera sees it all

Resting a while after a walk in Arad, and fiddling with the camera, I randomly took a few pictures. Realising it was dark and not much could be “seen”, I nevertheless snapped away. And, to my surprise, came up with what I thought were some rather unusual shots. There’s an enthusiastic jogger running past me…

China, Jiangyin, Jiangsu. Rows of identical houses with a playground seen in the middle in the city of Jiangyin

Perfect Frame

Perfect Frame Some of the best pictures I have seen. A must-see for anyone with any aspirations to become a good photographer. Very impressive. Most of the pictures are ‘gettable’ by you and me while some others are the works of professional photographers using latest equipment. Truly an inspiration.

‘Drawing’ inspiration

I must admit, actually, I have – that I am suddenly ‘re-fascinated’ with black and white photography. Perhaps it is because of a few blogs I have read in the last few weeks that brought back memories of my younger days or perhaps it has come after looking at my late father’s ancient camera and…