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Tuesday, June 12, 2007,11:46 PM
PAINTED SKY
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i was busy enjoying the morning sky, this is Coorg, simply gazing, took only a few pictures and i did not even bother to turn around and look. i think i lost most of it.


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First thing i did was get all the kids, they were excited,
there are two..... there are two.... can you see that ?
ooo ! uncle uncle the first one is getting deleted
What language !
i wondered what could be a better word, erased or disappearing ?
Half of it disappeared behind the trees
If we go to the fields we can get the full rainbow uncle, one boy said
by then the whole thing would be deleted, the other boy said.
they all wanted to see the image on the screen, i had shown them their pictures the day before
i said i'll show you later, don't miss watching the sky now. enjoy it.


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i forgot all their names, any way i'll be going to Coorg again, they are all related to me, don't know how, they say i have taken pictures of their parents when they were young.
i don't remember anything.

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20 Comments:


  • 8:51 AM, Blogger Sandy

    Rauf !!! These photos of the sky and rainbow are absolutely ...stunning. And the kids..so cute. I'm going to have to send people over here today to look at this...I was waiting for an update and it was worth the wait.. sandy

     
  • 5:25 PM, Blogger Gledwood

    Wow! Amazing stuff as ever!
    All the best to you
    from
    Gledwood
    "vol 2" ...

    many thanxx for your message at mine.
    hope to "speak" to you again soon ..!

     
  • 11:16 PM, Blogger mystic rose

    wow..amazingly beautiful! and i love those little happy faces.. so bright and cheery. :)

     
  • 11:16 AM, Blogger Leila

    cute kids beautiful rainbows,
    Hi Rauf
    The writing is half for fun, half not, but I'm happy :)

    Hope u are well?

     
  • 1:12 PM, Blogger Ruth

    rauf, I'll never forget once I saw a double rainbow like this driving home from work. I stopped and went crazy clicking away. These are so stunning. That first one looks like a painting with 100 different colors. The gray and orange and gold are just magnificent.

    Oh cute little babies! Some so serious, trying to look grown up. Mr. Gray collared shirt, Mr. Elvis hair, so serious. I see myself as a girl in little yellow shirt half smile. You saved the precious photo for last. She wants me to touch up her fingernails. Such a sweet, happy, innocent face.

    They clearly all love Uncle Rauf.

     
  • 7:49 PM, Blogger Rauf

    Sandy, thank you, i am a bit slow with blunt knife, i'll try to update it regularly

     
  • 7:49 PM, Blogger Rauf

    thank you Gledwood

     
  • 7:50 PM, Blogger Rauf

    thank you Mystic Rose, they are all related to me. seeing them for the first time

     
  • 7:52 PM, Blogger Rauf

    Laila, You have terrific imagination. But please focus on your studies

     
  • 7:55 PM, Blogger Rauf

    Ruth, i was not aware of what was behind me. i would have missed it completely. i heard a strange sound of a bird, not pleasant, thought it was a peacock.
    i turned and saw this splendour.

    the kids were with me for the whole day asking all sorts of questions. i keep discovering myself while answering them.

     
  • 7:02 AM, Blogger Ruth

    "i keep discovering myself while answering them."

    It doesn't get better than that.

     
  • 10:20 AM, Blogger Cuckoo

    Your posts take so much time to come up that many times I feel like going back. Please do something about it. I know pictures take hell of a time.

    But then when I see the pictures, I smile just like I am doing now. :))

    But still pls do something abt it. Maybe you can have lesser pictures on the main page.

     
  • 8:15 AM, Blogger Rauf

    Ruth, little girl in the last picture and the boy first on the first row were the most inquisitive. Kept eating my brain.
    It was fun.
    Do you pray ?
    i said no
    what is your 'zaat' meaning religion
    i asked what is the religion of the cow behind you
    'nothing' religion the boy said, not one bit confused.
    my religion is same as the cows religion i said, have you seen a cow pray ?
    boy said no, the girl said yes i have seen a cow pray,
    where ?
    infront of the mosque it was screaming

     
  • 8:20 AM, Blogger Rauf

    Cuckoo, thanks. most of the posts here and 'Daylight Again' contain pictures. Can't do much about that. Besides i have two more blogs which you'll find at the top of the links PORTRAITS and PASSION GREEN which are nothing but pictures. I compress and reduce the file size of each picture for quicker loading at the cost of the quality. All the pictures are of lowest possible quality.

     
  • 2:52 AM, Blogger Tea & Margaritas in My Garden

    Those sky pictures are truly beautiful! And the kids so cute. Lovely pictures :)

    tea
    xo

     
  • 1:02 PM, Blogger Rauf

    thank you T&M

     
  • 1:46 PM, Blogger DJ Kirkby

    Both your blogs are so beautiful!

     
  • 7:05 PM, Blogger Deepa

    The sky and rainbows are one in a million type of capture.. wahts u r camera model.. care to share

    and the kidoos.. kudoos to them..i am not sure which one to admire.. the sight of sky or the smile of stars.. lovely shot

     
  • 1:19 AM, Blogger Aaarti

    i wonder how i missed this post.. i know,i've not been much on this blog of urs.... :)

    the rainbow is amazing..,two..woww.. i've never seen two that looked so mind blowing...

    and those kids are all adorable.. ur related to em???hmmmm... :D

     
  • 4:34 AM, Blogger Don Iannone

    Rauf,

    Hello. Been a while, but I have not forgotten you or your beautiful photo captures of your world. This is an especially lovely shot, but I enjoyed the last many pictures you've posted.

    Photography is back in my life after a long break. If you're interested, you can see what I am up to: http://flickr.com/photos/don-iannone/sets/

    Best wishes,

    Don Iannone

     

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