In Divar, Goa.

Sunset in Divar: 5D + 300L f/4 IS

Sunset in Divar: 5D + 300L f/4 IS

 
Sunset in Divar: 5D + 135L

Sunset in Divar: 5D + 135L

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  • R - September 18, 2009 - 8:37 pm

    A land washed by the monsoon, blessed by the suns of home!ReplyCancel

  • nIc - August 24, 2009 - 6:47 am

    outstanding quality in your pics and choice of subject matterReplyCancel

  • Nachiketa Sharma - August 23, 2009 - 2:55 pm

    Breathtaking!ReplyCancel

  • Arun - August 7, 2009 - 4:04 pm

    The emotional impact of the two compositions is rather different. The first goes with optimism. The second goes with solitude. The colors are lovely!ReplyCancel

The quaint village of Siolim in northern Goa stirs to life as the first rays of the sun irradiate the waters of River Chapora.

Sunrise in Siolim

Sunrise in Siolim
5D, 300L f/4 IS

 
 
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  • Ratnadeep - June 12, 2012 - 2:25 pm

    aapla nisarg faar sunder aahe, faar chaan…..ReplyCancel

  • […] The present post features images made earlier this month from the bridge on River Chapora in Siolim. This is a magical locale, one that I have staked out numerous times. As the position of the sun changes through the year, so do the crepuscular atmospherics leading into sunrise. February mornings bring low hanging mist to the terrain. For a different take from another time of the year, see this. […]ReplyCancel

  • Nisha - November 9, 2009 - 12:46 am

    I have crossed the ferry from Siolim to Morjim many times in my childhood and this picture makes me feel very nostalgic. Every picture on this blog speaks to my soul. You photographs are truly an inspiration to me.ReplyCancel

  • sundersingh bg - August 12, 2009 - 4:39 am

    Aaaaaaah!ReplyCancel

  • CHRIS VAZ - August 2, 2009 - 6:23 pm

    You have exceeded all expectations, Rajan! Extremely beautiful.
    Look forward to the next batch…ReplyCancel

  • IN - July 22, 2009 - 5:01 pm

    Evocative beauty!ReplyCancel

  • Arun - July 22, 2009 - 4:59 pm

    Sunaharaa Siolim!ReplyCancel

  • Remo Fernandes - July 22, 2009 - 7:11 am

    You are truly gifted, my friend. You know how to breathe life [and magic] into a photograph.ReplyCancel

  • Auusto Pinto - July 22, 2009 - 5:02 am

    Wow! How did you capture that colour!ReplyCancel

  • joel ds - July 22, 2009 - 3:54 am

    Beautiful shade for the Chapora waters.ReplyCancel

  • colin dsouza - July 22, 2009 - 1:45 am

    Fantastic Photography and a beautiful place. Sadly I dont belong to that place anymore. Its a one of its kind villages in My Beautiful Goa. LOve you Siolim.ReplyCancel

  • Michael Ali - July 21, 2009 - 11:58 pm

    Beautiful….just beautiful.

    I was in Siolim in December 2006. Its a beautiful place.

    Warm regards,

    Mike
    White Plains, NYReplyCancel

  • Prashant - July 21, 2009 - 10:57 pm

    Take a bow, Rajan !ReplyCancel

  • Sanjeev - July 21, 2009 - 10:44 pm

    The backdrop is spectacular ! as if a water colourReplyCancel

  • con - July 21, 2009 - 10:18 pm

    A Masterpiece, Rajan!!ReplyCancel

  • Anita - July 21, 2009 - 8:34 pm

    Picture perfect! Can’t believe its for real!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • VM - July 21, 2009 - 8:25 pm

    moody, beautiful photo. kudos.ReplyCancel

  • JC - July 21, 2009 - 8:08 pm

    That is a strange colour for sunrise. I must say, I have never seen those colours at sunrise.ReplyCancel

  • Chinmay - July 21, 2009 - 7:58 pm

    very nice picture..the man walking over what looks like a sandbar makes it appear kind of surreal…ReplyCancel

Dark monsoon clouds hang low on the Western Ghats overlooking the 12th C Mahadeva (Shiva) temple in the village of Tambdi Surla, Goa. Many great Goan temples were destroyed by the Portuguese but this exquisitely carved gem, set in a remote jungle clearing, escaped unscathed probably because of its isolation. It is today the oldest surviving temple in Goa.

Mahadeva Temple in Tambdi Surla, Goa <br>5D, 24-105L

Mahadeva Temple in Tambdi Surla, Goa
5D, 24-105L

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  • […] See this earlier entry for another view of the temple.     […]ReplyCancel

  • Felix Fernandes - July 17, 2009 - 11:49 pm

    Just beautiful! Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • Mervyn Lobo - July 17, 2009 - 7:33 pm

    A beautiful temple
    A beutiful setting
    A beautiful pictureReplyCancel

  • Arun - July 17, 2009 - 2:57 pm

    Yes! I’d like to see this on a full-gamut monitor.ReplyCancel

  • Thaths - July 17, 2009 - 6:29 am

    Beautiful saturation on this photo. The greens are as if shot on Velvia.ReplyCancel