Vivek Sekar

When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will always long to return. — Leonardo da Vinci

Tag: Photos

my Right or your Left ?

the beginning of November started with a photo workshop i had in the yosemite national park. as part of the prize for winning the wallpaper contest i was taking part in the workshop. on the first day we were going through some basic setup shots and understanding the camera and moving around the valley. as […]

grand canyon b&w

a black and white shot of the grand canyon west rim with the colorado river snaking through, taken during the late summer an hour before the sunset. Canon EOS 7D, 17mm, 1/8 sec at f/8.0, Circular polarizing filter.

layered expanse

continuing my updates to the 500px photo sharing site. here is a photo from the drive to Grand canyon’s west rim. More than a few miles of dirt road and a mis-understanding made memorable, pretty much summarizes the grand canyon west rim drive. Canon EOS 7D, 29mm, 1/5 sec at f/8.0, ISO 100, Blue GND […]

morning light

here is a new shot from the recent Kauai trip. i have posted the full resolution image at 500px for viewing and downloading the image as a wallpaper Morning light at the Kapaa beach in Kauai, With the approaching storm. The storm hit the beach and me within 15 minutes of this shot, it was refreshing […]

openwebos and wallpaper

today there are 2 things that i have worked on, which have come of age and stepped out on their own. openwebosproject has released the 1.0 version and the official wallpaper being used is a photo i took, on a cold winter morning during December 2010, by the basalt columns at the Vik beach in […]

Autumn tranquility

my main photo storage drive conked out yesterday – and thanks to the redundant drive – i was creating new backups. during this time i ended reviewing some of the photos i have. this photo caught my eye, it was one of the photo from the autumn trip to iceland that was not over the […]

black & white

was on a weekend drive by highway 1, chasing the sun for a good sunset and some warm weather, and as it most happens we ended up with fogs rolling in and dark skies. thankfully i ended up with shots that i already thought would work great in black & white images. below are some […]

sunset panoramas

a few weeks ago i went on a drive by skyline blvd. the evening had some cloud rolling from the pacific and had already engulfed the bay towards pescadero. myself and chidu ended up hiking a short distance into the russian ridge open space preserve to get a nice vantage point for some sunset shots that […]

bay area from mt hamilton

we went on a hour long drive to mount hamilton to see how the bay area looks from top. i ended up with some interesting shots and panorama. the biggest surprise was how engaging the roads where, i loved it on the way back though i am not sure how much aaranya liked it. now that i know how […]

morning

its always hard to be out early in the morning, when ones routine takes us to bed at mid night. but then when i want to experience something out of the ordinary, breaking the routine and getting the early morning sun never ceases to amaze me. the serenity that follows the early mornings is something that […]