The sun shines bright, brilliantly illuminating the fresh and vibrant leaves of a tree before setting behind the hills.
This whole lock-down situation is interesting. Yes, it is being done for everyone’s safety and at the same time it also created a hell lot of problems. But one set of problems I would like to highlight today is the boredom factor people encounter. I remember the time back in the 90’s when things like on-demand entertainment through the internet wasn’t a thing. But still whenever there was a power outage or a bummer of that sorts, I don’t remember a whole lot of people being ‘bored’. Everyone always had something to do. The ‘frustration element’ never seemed to show up.
Though the current scenario is quite different and dangerous, the fact that people just got bored seems rather unfortunate. This is happening even with the internet and major communication channels still up and running. This fast-paced life has managed to take out even a generation who weren’t born with these comforts in the first place.
Though this whole situation and the lock-down are unfortunate, I still would see this an opportunity. An opportunity to clean my gear, stay calm and composed, to stop and stare enjoying the little things in life, develop hope, get started with all the tasks that had been neglected for long and most off all- learning the lessons that one really needs to and be better prepared the next time around 🙂
A pair of pigeons share a moment together on the rooftops at dusk before heading back to their nests.
Chaos, amidst the cold silence
A feeling of fullness, all within none
Thrill, that would very much kill
Retracing the steps that were once feared for being the unknown
Taking that leap of faith with the mirage of a goal in your head, but never in your heart
And finally, embracing something from where it all started from – the darkness
An evening, well spent…
A lad makes a somersault while diving into the pristine waters of the Owe Lake at Kharghar.
Being able to discover the Owe Lake (for myself) after a few leads I got on a random post on Instagram and Google Maps, I finally made it to this place. It was indeed difficult for me believe that such a magical place existed just a stone throw away from such a dead concrete jungle.
P.S – Much thanks to Jibin Thomas for trusting me and lending his camera/life that day without which these pictures would never have been made, at least this way. Thanks bud!
Secondly, the lads who tried different stunts from what they were already doing, after having seen me with the ‘bada camera’. It was only because of their help (and madness) that I made some decent pictures but the best of memories!
A giant Hot Wheels ramp set up at the Phoenix Mall at Lower Parel, as a part of the Christmas Celebrations for kids to play with. The mall saw a lot of foot fall with numerous stalls set up for kids and adults alike, in connecting with the festive season.
A fishing boat, tied close to the shore during the low tide, as seen at Sagar Vihar during sunset.
One of the happiest days of my life took place today. Enough said 😀
Fishing boats dot the landscape at Dabhol. Fishing is an important industry and a means of living in the coastal areas.
A ferry operator rests after having pulled up the ram of the ferry while making it’s trip from a jetty at Dabhol.
People aboard a ferry wait to get down while crossing the stretch of the sea at Dapoli.