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Travel Photo Contest @BlogAdda

What? Another contest? This one is right up my alley though!. BlogAdda’s latest contest in a long line of contests is one where people contest with each other by giving a context to the content of the photos in their blogs. Phew! (trying to be funny is doubly difficult bah!)

It isn’t so difficult to write a travelogue of a certain place but it is so difficult to actually pick out five of your best/favourite photos from a whole bunch of pictures! Come to think of it, travel photo folders in my computer are competing with each other for a place in this blog, as we speak!

That line from Pringoo is so true. Have seen such ‘fast’ travelers who wants to see everything but ends up seeing nothing and more importantly ends up being a lonely traveler without any experience to share, without any experience to enrich their soul!

Shot this picture at Juhu Beach. Had gone during a weekday thinking it won’t be as crowded as it generally is but was proved wrong by the thrones of burkha clad or dressed to go to a shaadi women! A fair was held at the beach with people thronging the make shift shops to buy accessories, household items and anything and everything else with the sea as the back drop. Come to think of it, even the Anjuna Flea market doesn’t offer this kind of view! Saw this balloon guy who tried to sell those balloons to everyone and anyone but if you did not have change (Rs.5), he wouldn’t sell it to you! Ironic in some ways but funny all the way! Sir buy balloon? Only Rs.5 sir. What? you do not have Rs.5. I no sell you balloon!

The dude in the centre got an earful from his supervisor and he kept pleading he did not do no wrong. After sometime another supervisor comes and says some things in a South India language (I think it was Tullu) and you could sense the tension between those two. Once the guy left, the worker was back to doing his job but his eyes said more than what he could possible say with words to his supervisor!

Found this lonely log at Diveagar Beach, Maharashtra. What was intriguing was this erstwhile tree was so close to the sea that I wonder how old it must have been? There were many shrubs growing a little further away but this was different. The footsteps in the background add to the mystery of this photu!

Clicked this at Bhandardara, a hill station in Maharashtra. Bhandardara is popular for its lake, known as the Arthur Lake and fed by the Parvara River. We were here just before the onset of summer so the weather was cool, the water was clear and the sky was blue! This small abandoned hut makes for the best view of the lake no matter what time it is. Imagine getting up in the morning and gazing at the reflection of the sky on the calm waters of the lake. Not many sights come close to this!

This picture is one of my favourites. Clicked at Manori Beach, Mumbai. This was also perhaps the first time when people were clicking me instead of the scenery. Why you ask? Well for starters, I was flat on the ground when taking this picture and onlookers were bemused at what I could be clicking from that height that I couldn’t click standing up. Well, it was the sea shells, which look humongous from this angle!

Hope you enjoyed reading through!

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  1. May 27, 2010 at 6:15 pm | #1

    wow!

    • Nishant Singh
      May 27, 2010 at 11:00 pm | #2

      Thanks :D

  2. May 27, 2010 at 6:47 pm | #3

    Wonderful selection of pictures Nishant :)
    I personally liked the sea shells on the beach shot :)

    Best wishes for the contest :D

    • Nishant Singh
      May 27, 2010 at 8:42 pm | #4

      Hey thanks for the wishes :). It is one of my favourites too :)

  3. May 27, 2010 at 7:03 pm | #5

    nice clicks.. esp the Diveagar tree, if was very aesthetically pleasing

    and thanks for commenting on my blog

    http://theparanormalguy.blogspot.com/

    • Nishant Singh
      May 27, 2010 at 10:48 pm | #6

      Hey thanks. :). The Diveagar tree was out of the way especially considering it was in the middle of a beach, it was a beached tree! LOL

  4. May 28, 2010 at 1:17 am | #7

    Very nice! Especially the last one and the one of the tree :)

    • Nishant Singh
      May 28, 2010 at 10:40 am | #8

      Hey thanks :)

  5. pAN
    May 28, 2010 at 1:00 pm | #9

    awesome pics dude. my fav is the Bhandardara pic :)

    • Nishant Singh
      May 28, 2010 at 2:27 pm | #10

      Yep one of my favs too that one :)

  6. May 28, 2010 at 1:53 pm | #11

    Lovely pictures. How did you get that depth in the shells on the beach shot? I feel like I could grab one right off my screen!

    Ste

    • Nishant Singh
      May 28, 2010 at 2:29 pm | #12

      Had to play around with the auto focus until I got that kind of depth of field. Thanks for the comment dude :)

  7. May 28, 2010 at 8:44 pm | #13

    Beautiful pics with a very nice, fresh perspective. I liked the shell’s one. All the best. Haven’t posted my entry yet..all the best for the contest :)

    • Nishant Singh
      May 29, 2010 at 10:39 am | #14

      Hey thanks yaa…. Will check out your post once its up :)

  8. May 29, 2010 at 3:46 am | #15

    Very nice pictures, all the very best :)

    • Nishant Singh
      May 29, 2010 at 10:39 am | #16

      Thanks dude :D

  9. May 29, 2010 at 3:56 pm | #17

    Beautiful shots. Variety is great.
    All the best.

    My Travel Photos

    • Nishant Singh
      May 29, 2010 at 4:33 pm | #18

      Hey thanks :)

  10. May 30, 2010 at 12:14 am | #19

    Great pics Nishant. Loved the old tree and the shells on the beach. Great angle on the last one..

    • Nishant Singh
      May 30, 2010 at 12:18 am | #20

      Hey thanks so much for your comment! Your own photoblog is no less!!

  11. May 30, 2010 at 7:04 am | #21

    Wonderful post and pictures. The sea shells pic is my favourite. Sometimes to get great pictures we need to do unusual stunts its part of the trade.

    • Nishant Singh
      May 30, 2010 at 9:46 am | #22

      Ya you are right! Thanks :)

  12. May 30, 2010 at 6:12 pm | #23

    beautiful pictures! I esp liked the lonely log and the man with the angry eyes! I loved how you have captured the emotion so well.

    • Nishant Singh
      May 30, 2010 at 11:42 pm | #24

      Why thank you!! :D

  13. June 1, 2010 at 1:40 pm | #25

    I like the forth one best. The lake and the sky are so blue so clean. It can calm me down.

  14. June 1, 2010 at 3:48 pm | #26

    I luv the 5th pic. Shells hv always been my fav :)

    • Nishant Singh
      June 1, 2010 at 5:47 pm | #27

      Hey thanks for that :) Personally, I love collecting shells and at one time had hundreds of them :)

  15. June 1, 2010 at 6:20 pm | #28

    Awesome set. I loved the pic on juhu beach. it really looks like a kid is being thrown up. Macabre, I know, but its quite an image!

    • Nishant Singh
      June 2, 2010 at 1:44 pm | #29

      Hey Thanks. Clicked it in a jiffy that picture with so much happening around. Glad you liked it!

  16. June 1, 2010 at 11:06 pm | #30

    wow that log one looks spooky :D and the shells pic looks so cool :D
    the hill station looks awesome :D
    lovely snaps :)

    • Nishant Singh
      June 2, 2010 at 1:43 pm | #31

      Hey Thanks. Now that u say it, the log does look spooky! haha

  17. Antique Buy Sell
    June 2, 2010 at 1:25 am | #32

    Got a great shots; I think it is really great if you can do or a write a beautiful blogs about them.

  18. June 2, 2010 at 9:41 am | #33

    Great shots! Good luck for the contest.

    • Nishant Singh
      June 2, 2010 at 1:42 pm | #34

      Hey Thanks :). Which photu u liked the most though? Would love to know!

  19. June 2, 2010 at 6:42 pm | #35

    Beautiful Shots. Wish you all the best

    • Nishant Singh
      June 2, 2010 at 7:04 pm | #36

      Thanks ya. You have some pretty pictures yourselves!

  20. June 3, 2010 at 2:13 pm | #37

    Amazing pics.. I loved them all… gr8 eye for photography.. :)

    • Nishant Singh
      June 3, 2010 at 3:21 pm | #38

      Thanks girl :)

  21. June 3, 2010 at 4:34 pm | #39

    Wowww clicks.. All the best for the contest.. :)

    • Nishant Singh
      June 3, 2010 at 4:54 pm | #40

      Thanks dude. Greateful for the ‘WOW’ factor ;)!

  22. October 12, 2010 at 12:33 pm | #41

    Loved those clicks Nishant, Manori beach is the best according to me..

  23. October 26, 2010 at 10:09 pm | #42

    Very nice! photo

  24. March 15, 2011 at 3:24 am | #43

    I love your photos especially the black and white ones. There is something about them that conveys a deeper meaning, and starts to make you think as you look at them.

    Really inspiring stuff. More photos like those please :)

  25. April 1, 2011 at 7:07 pm | #44

    Love the last picture with the shells!

    Martijn

  26. May 24, 2011 at 6:56 pm | #45

    thank nice picture…..

  27. June 7, 2011 at 5:35 pm | #46

    It is the collection of nice pictures…
    Thank for great photographs.

  28. June 7, 2011 at 6:11 pm | #47

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    hey ..thanks It’s nice picture. Sea Shell is beautiful on beach.

  29. October 3, 2011 at 3:33 pm | #48

    Nice places and excellent photo shoots.
    Thanks

  30. October 20, 2011 at 8:38 pm | #49

    I really like the picture of the log at Maharashtra, it’s beautiful and sad at the same time…

  31. November 8, 2011 at 3:18 pm | #50

    +

    Very Nice Pitcher,and thanks for sharing this Pitcher.

  32. March 15, 2012 at 5:14 pm | #51

    The photo at Maharashtra is dreamy!

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    April 27, 2012 at 11:04 am | #52

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