(Admission: This photograph is not of a quality acceptable to be publicised. It is only a memento of a fleeting, yet striking incidence that I have often read about, but never had an opportunity to experience first-hand until now.) The Lotus Lake is a small, neglected, natural water body within the bounds of Aarey Forest … Continue reading Beat it!
Clicking the cap into place on the telephoto lens, I whipped off the sweat-soaked camera strap off my neck. The sun had already committed itself to rising in some other distant place, and was contemplating its final exit moves. In a few minutes no amount of tinkering with aperture or ISO would give me flash-unassisted … Continue reading Shadows over the Lake
Twilight past dusk descends, the air is tranquil waters serene, Home to roost on a lofty bough, jostling and shoving we await our kin, Juveniles tired after the frantic day, squawking and cackling feathers they preen, Just as the shadows deepen a shade, old mamas gather, the gossips begin. - Narendra Nayak © 2017
The blazing yellow abates, a golden splash evolves, Marigold, honey, apricot, amber too dissolves, The palette turns intense, as twilight rushes past, Lilac, purple, violet, till inky black is cast. - Narendra Nayak © 2017
Shimmering shadows upon the tranquil lake, quivering and smudged in passing of the wake, the genteel breeze shudders with warm delight, as I dart and hustle in my gliding flight. - Narendra Nayak © 2017