The Mountain and the Moon

I shot this photograph a little more than a month ago when I was in Ladakh. I was staying at the village of Ang. Darkness was just setting in and the glorious near full moon rose over the mountains. One of the things that you will remark about Ladakh is that it is very hard…


Shot with my phone at the courtyard of The Hermitage, Amsterdam.

Why waking up early is worth it …

…when you’re visiting Thiksey monastery in Ladakh. Exactly five Saturdays ago I visited Thiksey monastery early in the morning. The morning prayers conducted by Buddhist monks and little monks in training is open to public every day and a number of tourists head there to get a glimpse into the lives of the monks who…

There and back again….again

A second time to Ladakh- I feel fortunate to have been able to visit Leh last week.  I’ve just returned after a week of epic trekking in the Sham region.  More photos and posts to follow..

Moon Under Construction

They told me it was a partial lunar eclipse today so I went out armed with my camera. The eclipse was very partial. So partial that even after an hour of looking at the moon I could hardly see much of a difference. With a vengeance I decided I would deconstruct and reconstruct the moon…

Seeing the world in a drop of rain

It’s the height of summer with no relief in sight. In fact, August is predicted to be even hotter than July. Is it any surprise that I’m looking back at my raindrop photos?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

This week’s challenge is all about favourite in-focus and out-of-focus moments. I’m taking a standard exercise in focus and depth of field for this week’s challenge. ¬†Et voila!