Sparrow Day

Today is Sparrow day on this occasion I would like to present a photograph taken in our campus at our farmhouse, feeling proud we still have same no. of sparrows at the place since years. Sometimes they do have fun with water. This picture is taken by my 8 year old son Arya. This is very serious that these tiny birds are vanishing from our cities and villages.



Path to Jahagirdarwadi

Path, way to Jahagirdarwadi wadi, maharashtra

Towards the village

“Path to Jahagirdarwadi”, This village is based at the base of Mount Kalsubai, the highest pick in Maharashtra, India. We were heading for our monsoon trek, I along with Adil, Santosh & Ganesh. On our way when we reached this beautiful village, here it was raining heavy, wind was blowing whistle at the maxim level. This beautiful frame was curvy road, homes behind were calling me get out of the car and shoot, I never rejects such calls Ganesh gave cover to me and camera and the frame is ready. The water was flowing everywhere, the rice paddy were flowing In such conditions the villagers were busy doing their routine tasks without any modern rain covers.

Rice Paddy along the Path.


Rice paddy along the Path @ Ambewadi, India. I do wonder a lot in nature, along the way I see art everywhere. It was Monsoon the sun was playing hide n seek with me, I managed with this composition.




It was great day, after the long hectic trek all the day. It was chilling all over and windy too made campfire necessary.  The night ended in long discussions, all the old memories and songs and we all the fun at VISHRAMGAD.

“STAR TRAIL” below the Kokan Cliff

"STAR TRAIL" below the Kokan cliff

“STAR TRAIL” below the Konkan Cliff

It was a starry night, though during the dusk and the whole day was a bit dull, cloudy i had wished to shoot a star trail here at this most thrilling location, windy chilling, just below the Konkan Cliff, a huge basalt rock wall was guarding us on one side, on the other its Rohidas-Kalbhairav peak. My LUCK was great the sky opend up i was happy at the moment i quickly prepared my camera for the shoot in the right direction, and the result is this amazing STAR TRAIL.
I along with Prashant, dnyaneshwar, Ammar and Pradip along with two local guides Kamlu and Ratan went on a thrilling trek to Rohidas-Kalbhairav, between we camped just below the famous Konkan Cliff of Harishchandra Fort, one of the most iconic place in Maharashtras history.
We all were exerted during the day as it was huge climb, at 7pm we reached desired camping site. Prepared tasty curry and rice for the dinner. it was chill all around and under the open sky, watching the stars, it was a mesmerizing experience.

Sarja Raja, the bulls. These are khillari bulls from Maharashtra, mostly very helpful to farmers!

Kokan Cliff

Kokan Cliff, Harishchandra Fort

Kokan Cliff, Harishchandra Fort

In summer this is a rude mountain-scape, shimmering in golden light. One of the famous mountain cliff in Western Ghats of India. Its called “Kokankada” in Marathi the local language.


Portrait of The Rock

The Rock

Portrait of The Rock

The Rock Facing Sea, i went on vacation to Harihareshwar, a holy place in Konkan region India, the sea here is always roaring the rocks here on the shore catches all the roar of the sea, I guess this is the perfect Portrait of The Rock at Sea-faceBeautiful morning light made the picture more beautiful.

Sand weaves

I loved the pattern of sand created by waves heating on the beach, the light crated the lasting impression on small sand dunes.Sand weaves


Old Shepherd with his Lamb

Old Shepherd with his Lamb

“Dhangars” are Indian nomadic people, mainly these people live in western ghats of Maharashtra. They travel with there lambs, and all the livelihood year around to feed themselves as well as there lambs. I saw there camp while on way to AAD FORT. The morning golden light made the picture more beautyful.


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