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Photo Gallery: The Bridges of Dublin at Dawn

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http://www.bocphotography.com - Early Morning Photography along the Quays of the River Liffey I was recently asked what my favourite time of the day for taking photographs was. This was an easy one. Early morning is by far my preferred time for getting out and about with the camera. I love being out in a city before it comes…The post Photo Gallery: The Bridges of Dublin at Dawn appeared first on Barry O Carroll Photography.

How to Focus on Landscapes Using Hyperfocal Distance

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http://www.bocphotography.com - Ensure maximum sharpness and depth of field in your landscape photographs. Do you want to maximise your chances of taking beautiful landscape photographs that are pin sharp from the foreground all the way to the background? Do you want to be fabulously wealthy and live in a mansion? Of course you do! Who wouldn’t? Calculating…The post How to Focus on Landscapes Using Hyperfocal Distance appeared first on Barry O Carroll Photography.

Photo Gallery: The Pont des Arts at Night, Paris

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http://www.bocphotography.com - Evening Photography along the Banks of the River Seine Paris is without a doubt one of my favourite photography locations. It is the City of Light after all! The area around the Pont des Arts is a particularly rich area in terms of architecture and history. The original Pont des Arts was completed in 1804 under…The post Photo Gallery: The Pont des Arts at Night, Paris appeared first on Barry O Carroll Photography.

Photo Gallery: The Charles Bridge, Prague

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http://www.bocphotography.com - Photographing the Charles Bridge during Blue Hour. One thing has to be said right at the beginning: Prague is seriously good looking city! If you haven’t been yet, GO! I’ve rarely visited a city so full of architectural gems and atmospheric cobblestone streets. It really is a photographer’s paradise. At the heart of the city…The post Photo Gallery: The Charles Bridge, Prague appeared first on Barry O Carroll Photography.

Hug me tight – a Katauta poem

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel

http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - Embraced bare in rain Head on his chest, drops trickled Heard my name beat in, धक धक The Katauta is an unrhymed japanese form consisting of 17 or 19 syllables. The poem is a three-lined poem the following syllable counts: 5/7/5 or 5/7/7. The Katauta form was used for poems addressed to a lover. A single katauta is considered incomplete or a half-poem, however, a pair of katautas using the syllable count of 5,7,7 is called a sedoka.    

2 days in Amsterdam – Vlog

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel

http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - Hey friends, First of all thank you so much for such lovely wishes on my first you tube video My heart is filled with all the warm wishes and friendly suggestions to better it So with a lot of courage I published my first travel vlog! It wasn’t easy, teething problems using the editing software but finally made it on the timeline I had in mind So sharing with all of you my first travel vlog here. It is on my trip to Amsterdam and I wont reveal all, check the video for some interesting places in Amsterdam. Please do […]

My YouTube Channel

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel

http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - I launched my YouTube channel last week and received a lot of love from all my blogger friends when I shared it on Facebook. I am delighted to share it here on my blog I was so nervous doing a video, like I sometimes looked away or when the recording was almost done Rio would bark there were times when I completed the video and realized it was out of focus and blur.. but finally did it all and glad to share launch it Please do watch the video, like and subscribe to my channel as most of them ended […]

Exciting Travel Destinations to Visit in Costa Rica

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http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - Costa Rica is a rugged Central American nation that is one of the biggest natural playgrounds on Earth. Though small in size, it is one of the most scenic places to visit in Central America. The wide variety of fauna and flora combined with the diverse landscape that consists of mountains, terrains, valleys, beaches, lakes and rivers make Costa Rica a visual treat for travelers and tourists. 1. Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve A forest reserve that is maintained by the Tropical Science Center, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve has lush green mountains that are shrouded in clouds with an exotic range […]

Unnoticed Yet Necessary – A Poem

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel

http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com -   He looked into my eyes Red, swollen, unslept I tried to smile Memories of erstwhile I’d leave him long back already But he stood unnoticed but necessary He saw me move & saw me fall He saw me fail & saw me crawl I’d leave him long back already Still he stood unnoticed but necessary Today I met him yet again My cold hands he held in rain Many a came in the meanwhile None a steady hand or glory to stand high I’d leave him long back already Yet he stood unnoticed but necessary A look at him […]

I Am That Woman

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel

http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - I pen this poem as a gratitude to all women and the respective roles they play. PM Modi in this address to all women said that women with the varied responsibilities we have and the awesome managers we are, we need no empowerment and who are men to empower someone who is already empowered. So with that thought, I wish all my friends a very happy women’s day.  

I am Curvasexalicious

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel

http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - That was exactly what plus size model Ashley Graham had to say! Imagine a sports magazine such as Sports Illustrated known for always targeting men for its cover. And the cover just shouted that Ashley Graham is beautiful. While it received a lot of positive response such as “plus is equal” but a lot of negative backlash as well. “I don’t like that we’re talking about full-figured women because it’s glamorizing them because your waist should be smaller than 35 [inches]” – Cheryl Tiegs. “No, I don’t think it’s healthy. Her face is beautiful. Beautiful. But I don’t think it’s […]

Swiss are Racist or Intolerant?

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http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - Switzerland rules under direct democracy meaning,giving citizens an extraodinary amount of participation in the legislation process and granting them a maximum of political self-determination. The amount of mass migration to Western European countries is known to all. The Swiss People Party’s rolled out an initiative expel foreign criminals even over very petty crimes. The initiative will be put to vote with public and if passed it would mean up to 18,000 foreigners could be expelled from Switzerland every year for what could be just two minor offences in past ten years. A major point to note is that a quarter of the country’s […]

Love More, Expect Still

Posted By shwetadave09 on Travel

http://www.sunshineandzephyr.com - I see relationships everywhere. Every communication has a potential to be a relationship. That’s how relationship’s start don’t they? Some more of exchange…Virtual ….Real! these days virtual more than real. When I met Laura she was uneasy, occupied and not the fun filled friend I always meet. On prodding a bit she burst like a bubble, among the many things she said some really bit me hard. I am not a person to get into personal details so I just let her speak what she felt like sharing. “Was my understanding of love wrong? Wasn’t love about trust, unwavering, unfaltering […]