Rain drop

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Raindrops takes away the heat from the dry earth and leaves an enchanting scent of soil in the mind.The fresh raindrop on the leaves looks fresh and beautiful.

Red Passion Flower

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

The law of harvest

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The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow.
Sow an act, and you reap a habit.
Sow a habit and you reap a character.
Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
– James Allen

Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower

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

Nature does not hurry

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

Bokeh effect in photography

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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

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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

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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

You’re only here for a short visit …

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You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
Walter Hagen