My favorite images of 2019


 I might be a little late, than other’s to share my favorite images of last year. I’ll start it with a picture I shot at an engagement party New Year’s Evening on a boat in the Harbor of Newport Beach, California.


This year I haven’t travelled overseas, much more to local places….

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Murals at the Los Angeles Art District

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Tranquil moments at the Japanese Garden in Pasadena, California

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A Buddhist temple in Los Angeles, which I will share later with more images


A photo session with a spiritual  gong session



And all above  my passion for sensual flower photography

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All shots done in my home studio




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Enjoy what you see



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Happy holidays ……

…… to you All.

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As we enjoy the bliss of these holidays, let’s take a moment and think about all the people out there, who don’t have all the privileges , we take for granted. As  of today I was taking a shower and the hot water didn’t come in quickly, it made me think about all the people who don’t have access to a hot shower….. well just one of the many examples , we need to be aware of how blessed we are.


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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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The golden leaves ..

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Leaves are turning into their circle of  the season into just beautiful colors ..

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….nature has still  it’s own time clock…

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….the golden color presents it’s peak to an achievement of  the enduring a cycle of season… just as we do in our daily live…

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…. we just need to listen what nature is telling us, being thankful for the beauty of nature and it’s circle of live and with all it’s abundance …

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…a single leaf  is part of an entire tree, and so are we a part of the entire universe and we all can make changes as nature does, in embracing compassion and loving kindness.




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The light within…devotions in India

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During my stay in Ahemadabad , India, I happened to walk into a ceremony of a Hindu devotion for Lord Krishna and I was so welcomed to be part of this.

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I had been so mesmerized by their deep devotion and colorful tradition.

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As flowers are an important and very meaningful part of the devotion

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Women and children played a big a big role in this celebration

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As this is my all time favorite image of a really devoted woman.

As the light shines onto those devotional celebrations…it had opened my mind, thank you dear India.

May the light shine on the universe, for all of us.


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Trees are poems…Kahlil Gibran

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“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky”   

                                                               – by Kahlil Gibran 

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” May they take us on the road, where we belong to” 

                                                                  – by the author

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Remarkable faces


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Jaipur in Rajasthan

The most remarkable faces I have found in India

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A hard steal worker in Jaipur

Portraits  of hard working people , children and women and the devotion to their faith and culture.


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Little boy at the market in Jaipur



 Deep devotion.

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Ahemadabad , a woman in deep prayers

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Haridwar at the Ganges river

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Practice of devotion, in Haridwar

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The daily devotion for the ancestors at the Ganges River in Haridwar

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Haridwar, devoted prayers of a woman

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Young girls in Rankapur

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Ranakpur, woman offering flowers before entering the temple

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Ranakpur a child in front of the temple, holding on to his blanket

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A farmer, tending his fields in Ranakpur

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Sanaganer, Rajasthan, woman working in making paper

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Gardener at a temple in Udaipur, Rajasthan

I carry a great admiration for India and their people , photographing all those beings has been a great pleasure for me in all my gratitude.

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Happy Diwali, the Indian festival of lights

Happy Diwali to all my Indian friends and bloggers.

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May the light bring you Happiness and Joy

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The changes in nature as a holy way…

Autumn has arrived as of today and with it the amazing wonders of changes in nature begin.

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The red lantern flower or also called Chinese Lantern flower, the Latin name is Physalis  Alkekengi , presents one of the beautiful changes.

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It is also a popular ornamental plant

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From the beautiful lantern it eventually changes to a precious , like a spider web looking plant.

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Until the entire plant turns into a seed. In Japan it’s seeds are used as part of the Bon Festival ( a major holiday being celebrated) as offerings to guide the souls of the deceased.

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I like to finish those wonders of nature with a quote of the famous photographer Diane Arbus ” I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them” , well I won’t take credit for that , so I am adding”if they wouldn’t be captured”.

Enjoy the beauty of the change of nature in all it’s abundance.






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Remembrance …after September 11…

…..Ground Zero in the work of rebuilding

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.. reflections of my last visit a few years ago

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Across the compound of construction..


….the glory of hope in a glorious sunset.


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