Bokeh Experiments

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Morning Sunlight

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Cloudy

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What could that be?

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New leaves. Also, old leaves.

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Fascinating colors of Bougainvillea 

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Living. Non-living. Together.

 

“I believe the universe wants to be noticed. I think the universe is improbably biased toward the consciousness, that it rewards intelligence in part because the universe enjoys its elegance being observed. And who am I, living in the middle of history, to tell the universe that it – or my observation of it – is temporary?” ― John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

 

Blue Mistflower

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Blue Mistflower, Wild Ageratum, Blue Boneset

 

More information on this flower (Source):

Mistflower grows to 3 feet high, but often lower, with leaves opposite, somewhat triangular in shape, and bluntly toothed. At the top of the plant the branches, with their short-stemmed clusters of flowers, form an almost flat top. Disk flowers are bright blue or violet, about 1/4 inch long. There are no ray flowers.

Blue Mistflower attracts bees and butterflies. However, this wildflower spreads quickly and can become a pest.


PS.

I did my homework this time to find the information on this wildflower, Mr. Steve! Thanks for the motivation. Cheers! Hope you like this portrait.

Travelling with the Sun

Click on the first picture to begin the journey..

My journey through the Himalayan roads on a chilly winter day became even more enjoyable and beautiful, thanks to ‘our’ amazing Sun.

Hope you admired the sun as much as I did.:)

Weekly Photo Challenge: Admiration

Wintery Silences: River Beas

The snowfall is the most quite of all, but even the river goes silent in the winter compared to its late summer or monsoon avatars.

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River Beas – one of the Himalayan Rivers

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“In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
~Leonardo da Vinci

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Himalayan Poplar

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Date of photography: December 2016

Portrait of Two Leaves

I’ve posted many one-leaf-portraits before (you can find some of them here and here) and today is about another two leaves. A different place, a different time, and of course two different leaves (at least in their respective time-scale). But they are stuck, which I think is kind of better than just lying anonymously on the ground. I like to think about the probability of falling leaves getting beautifully stuck on a wired-fence in a haphazard manner. Think about it for a moment.:)

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It’s like natural decoration even after leaving the tree. Cool, isn’t it?

:)

My other posts under the category “Portrait of a Leaf” can be found by clicking here.