Goddess of Wealth!


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Laxmi Puja is a Hindu religious festival that falls on Purnima (full moon day) of Sukla Paksha (Light fortnight), the third day of Tihar or Deepawali. According to legend, Laxmi, the goddess of wealth and Vishnu’s wife, visits her devotees and bestows gifts and blessings upon each of them. To welcome the Goddess, devotees clean their houses, decorate them with finery and lights, and prepare sweet treats and delicacies as offerings. Devotees believe the happier Laxmi is with the visit, the more she blesses the family with health and wealth.

Aperture: f4.5 | Focal length: 50mm | ISO: 1250 | Shutter: 1/15 sec

Lens: Minolta 50mm f1.7 | Camera: Sony SLT-A99

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Bluemandu.


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Aperture: f8 | Focal length: 50mm | ISO: 250 | Shutter: 30 sec

Lens: Minolta 50mm f1.7 | Camera: Sony SLT-A99

Evening Kathmandu.


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Evening Panoramic view of Kathmandu from South to North, taken from Chobhar.

Aperture: f8 | Focal length: 50mm | ISO: 100 | Shutter: 1/25 sec

Lens: Minolta 50mm f1.7 | Camera: Sony SLT-A99

revolving faith.


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Aperture: f- | Focal length: 14mm | ISO: 100 | Shutter: 223 sec

Lens: Rokinon 14mm F2.8 IF ED MC | Camera: Sony SLT-A99

final steps on earth…


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Aperture: f3.5
Focal Length: 50mm
ISO: 1000
Shutter: 1/13 sec
Camera: Sony SLT α77V

Sorrow has colors…


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Aperture: f3.5
Focal Length: 20mm
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/5 sec
Camera: Sony SLT α77V

Celebration at the end…


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Aperture: f20
Focal Length: 16mm
ISO: 100
Shutter: 106 sec
Camera: Sony SLT α77V

The final fireworks…


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Aperture: f2.8
Focal Length: 22mm
ISO: 1000
Shutter: 1/13 sec
Camera: Sony SLT α77V

The smiling moon of festival.


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Aperture: f/20
Focal Length: 24mm
ISO: 50
Shutter: 85 sec
Camera: Sony SLT α77V

House of Buddha; The light of Asia


House of Buddha; The light of Asia

Aperture: f/16
Focal Length: 50mm
ISO: 125
Shutter: 378 sec
Camera: Sony SLT α77V