A butterfly counts not months but moments


The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
– Rabindranath Tagore


Red Passion Flower


Common name: Red Passion Flower, Red Granadilla, Scarlet Passion Flower
Botanical name: Passiflora coccinea

Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower


Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.
– John Harrigan

Nature does not hurry


Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
~Lao Tzu

Bokeh effect in photography


Bokeh is a japanese term for the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. Generally, prime lenses with large aperture create excellent boken.

The above paddy filed image was taken with a Nikon 50 mm prime lense . The purpose of taking this image was to focus on close up of paddy crop by using a larger aperture (in this case F- stop of f/1.8) and blurring the background.

Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers


Don’t wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.

When you have only two pennies left


When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a flower with the other.
~Chinese Proverb

A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions


“A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions — so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life yet long on effect”
~Terri Guillemets

Pink Arhul (Hibiscus) Flower


“Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into”
– Henry Ward Beecher

Rain drops


“You can learn from a raindrop. Never be afraid of falling.”
– Anonymous