I was elated that the topic for the Photography 101 was ‘Bliss’. The word ‘Bliss’ itself has a certain calming , rejuvenating nature to it .
At the mere mention of the word , your mind starts stirring …swishing and swooshing like a tornado…, images from your life , flying in all directions before you , once again trying to capture the emotions behind all those , happy , ‘blissful’ moments !
Bliss: complete happiness, great joy, paradise, or heaven…
But then , it is a relative term. What is blissful to one , may perhaps be unpleasant to another !
To some , ‘bliss’ may , just mean a state of relaxation , and inactivity of the brain . Whereas , to another , it might be an activity in itself , like pursuing a favorite hobby or adventure sport .
I am person , who always draws a certain kick , when at a great height , hence , for me , Para sailing in Goa , was one of the most blissful moments of my life . But , then that moment (alas ! ) lasted only for a brief duration and soon , I was back to mother earth.
I don’t think I can select that ‘ONE’ moment of bliss , from my life , because I have had many !
Looking at the face of my new born and kissing her cheek (a tear escaping my eyes ! ) , has been also a moment of Bliss for me…..The first time she learnt to walk and a lot of firsts after that !
For me , being next to nature , to be able to hear the roaring of a waterfall , or the gurgling sounds of a stream , watching the snow capped mountains , and listening to the sounds of the forest , as all ‘blissful’ moments !
Here are a few selected ‘BLISSFUL MOMENTS’ , from NATURE , …Hope you like them :