Goa’s southernmost beach. The beach at Pollem, seen below on a windswept monsoon evening in August, abuts the southern boundary of Goa near the border with Karnataka. This gem is as yet unspoilt (rest assured that Goans will soon find a cure).
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Hippic fun. The first two images were taken near the imposing table volcano Búrfell in Þjórsárdalur, south Iceland. The Simplify plugin developed by Topaz Labs transforms photographs into digital art and I have been playing with it the past couple of weeks. A preliminary effort and its parent image are seen below. […]
Greetings to all on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. It is one of the major festivals in Goa and this year the celebrations fall on September 18 through 20. The heavily forested taluka of Sattari in Goa‘s northeast holds some of the most remarkable surprises. This ancient image of Ganesha, embraced by the roots of […]
The façade of Solar dos Monteiros presents a striking sight to anyone driving across Salcette in south Goa. This handsome house is set by the main road in the village of Assolna. Solar is Portuguese for manor. I was in the area last month and on a lark walked up and knocked on the door. […]
Sunset in an alien world. This July we had the unforgettable experience of finding ourselves in the middle of the Icelandic Highlands in the middle of the night. At this hour and at this latitude the quality of light coming in at a low angle is unreal. Throw in a bleak, desolate landscape and you […]