Finally the Diwali festivities have come to an end. And all those preparations and celebrations have also exhausted me to an extent. But hey I am not complaining because I have this long weekend after Diwali which is good enough to recharge my batteries again. Diwali is one of my most cherished festivals and like every year it has left some beautiful memories this time too. But one thing that left me a little disappointed was the inability of the ban on sale on crackers in Delhi to curb pollution after Diwali. More than anyone I think we Delhiites are more responsible for it. But hey the pollution in Delhi after Diwali this year was still much less than what it was after last year's Diwali. So this still gives me a reason to rejoice because this Diwali there was no catastrophic smog to leave me breathless. Leaving aside the pollution, there are some many things that Diwali bestow on us. Spending time with family and friends, lighting those candles and diyas, feasting on the mouth-watering sweets and delicacies made at home and dressing up in the ethnic wear are some of the things I can never get enough of in Diwali. I have tried to capture some beautiful moments of Diwali through my lens. Have a look at some of these memorable pictures taken by me with my iPhone 7plus and Nikon D5200 DSLR camera.
My love affair with the floating candles continues....!!
Diwali is all about earthern lamps and Diyas. I have a special corner for them because I just love the aroma of wet mud with which they are made...!!
No Diwali is complete without a Rangoli of colours. And I tell you making Rangoli can be such a stress-buster...! Check out some Rangoli designs made by me at home.
And my look for Diwali this year. I wore a Golden lehenga with an off-shoulder pink blouse. Why I love this outfit ..? Because I designed it on my own. Isn't it gorgeous?
Flowers flowers everywhere. And marigold flowers are so synonymous with Diwali. The guy selling the flowers is so busy is his work.
And yes I stumbled upon a beautiful Rangoli made by Rahul Swami in the Amience Mall, Vasant Kunj. For those who don't know Rahul Swami, he is the fastest Rangoli maker in India.
Yes yes you saw it right..!! These are the tiny shoe prints of some naughty kid who managed to barge into the barricades around this Rangoli...!!
Hope you liked the pics..!! Do let me know if you did...!!
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