The jewels of a fruit, pomegranates

 

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The pomegranate fruit is originated from Iran and northern India, yet it is said that Iran is the largest exporter in the world, it is know as ” Anar”. Although here in California ], because of a similar climate, the pomegranate bushes are seen all around.

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Once this fruit is opened up, it shows it’s real beauty, the kernels appear like jewels.

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The red seeds are placed like in a cone, similar to a honey cone

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The Iranian tradition celebrates Yalda, on the longest and darkest night of the year, it’s a winter solstice celebration. Pomegranates are one of the significant fruits of this tradition.

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As the red color symbolizes the dawn and glow of life.

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Hope ….

….Hope is all what we have…

…. to bring clarity .

and hope brings clarity in our lives.

Thinking today of Martin Luther King.

Images were shot on the day when a Tsunami alert went all over the Western Coast of the US.
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The Amaryllis, the star of the winter

I have been gifted this beautiful Amaryllis from a friend on Thanksgiving

The Amaryllis is a bulbous plant , being sold in winter times.

It’s name is taken from the Greek, meaning ” to sparkle”

Wishing you All a sparkling New Year, may the sparkles inspire you in happiness, health and creativity in your great mind
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Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all of you my friends all over the globe.

Here are some Christmas captures from my home to your home.

” Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future , but today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present”

Enjoy the presence of presents filled with love to one another
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Christmas Market in Munich, Germany

Just as like last year Christmas Markets are closed this year as well , due to Covid. A few years ago, as I visited my hometown Munich in Germany, I captured some images from “The Christkindl Market”

Handcrafts from different regions are being sold in festive decked booths

Since it is very cold, Mulled Wine, called Gluehwein is the perfect drink to warm up and gets some people very jolly.

Along with hot sugar coated roasted almonds, called ” Gebrannte Mandeln” or even peanuts.

And of course stars in all different shapes

And the ” Christkindl” Jesus baby, wrapped beautifully, which many people lay down under their Christmas tree

The ambiance of the Christmas Market is always filled with much joy, people getting together to feel the Christmas spirit.

Cheers to the hope that Christmas Markets will be alive again next year.

Enjoy what you see and feel.
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Happy Thanksgiving

“Honor the hands that brought the food to your table”

Wishing you All a Happy Thanksgiving Day

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A golden moment in November

” The horizon is that place where the sky silently kisses the earth
-by Joseph von Eichendorff

Enjoy what you see and feel.
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The immersive Van Gogh Exhibition in Los Angeles,

The Italian artist Massimiliano Siccardi has created a replication of Van Gogh’s paintings through digital technology.

It walks visitors through a massive projection of Van Gogh’s work on walls like a moving slide show. Every painting moves slowly in each every detail where you even can see the brush strokes.

It feels like you are immersed into his drawings right in front of you.

The background moves at the same time with the foreground which makes you feel like you are in the studio of Van Gogh.

The event is a floor -to-ceiling ,wall-to-wall-surround showing of Van Gogh images produced from 64 projectors that run on a continuous loop.

All this is surrounded by music from classical Bach, Haendel , Mussorgsky to even most known French Singer Edith Piaf’s song ” Non, je ne regrette rien” ( meaning I don’t regret anything”) And so are the famous stars are immersing.

Van Gogh in his different stages of his life.

There was a stage upstairs where you could view the entire exhibition

Reflections I saw through my lens

Van Gogh has inspired the entire world for his most extraordinary view of his inner world , despite his inner sufferings. Unfortunately he became more famous after his passing.

The opening door of this so capturing walk through Van Gogh’s studio. And there fore the closing thought of Van Gogh

Closing this amazing captures of Van Gogh’s art work , I like to share one of his quotes that speaks to me the most ” I am seeking , I am striving, I am in it with all my heart “
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Fall is around the corner

” Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree ”

– by Emily Bronte

” When the leaves change, my mind changes to, that nothing is permanent”

” In every walk with nature one receives far more than than we seek”
-by John Muir

May you enjoy the change of nature in all it’s beauty
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Happy Diwali

Diwali is India’s biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the row (avali) of clay lamps that Indians light outside their homes to symbolize the inner light that protects you from spiritual darkness. This festival is as important to Hindus as the Christmas holiday for Christians.

As much I wished to be India for this celebration, I went to an outdoor event here in California, where all Indians came together to celebrate in all it’s colors and happiness

Just being there to capture some moments

The vibrant colors of Indian fabrics

Indian sweets and other moods

May the country of India, I carry in my heart , receive the inside light all the times and may the future look bright in their souls.

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Cat portraits

Well besides my photography business , I am also a professional cat sitter, which adds to my professional photography. So here are Nut and Loumi.

” A cat has absolute emotional honesty; human beings, for one or another reason, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not” -by Ernest Hemingway

Zen moment of unknown

Oh, there arrived a UPS parcel
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