Click away…

When I met you for the first time some years ago, the one thing I learned about you even before I spoke to you or knew your name was your passion for photography. I stood there among a bunch of strangers (then) and I remember hearing someone say that it was your hobby; you were so good at it that they had assigned you as the official photographer to cover the function.

And I instantly understood what they meant.

You were standing with a camera in your hand, shooting every little detail, clicking everything / everyone around you, happily lost in your own world. The zeal that came pouring through your every click was so incredible. I think that was one of the first reasons why I liked you. And today, when I can list millions of reasons why I love the person that you are, the enthusiasm I see in your while you hold a camera remains one of the top ones.

I have spent so much time with you over the years seeing you take photos of everything that catches your fancy. The beauty that is caught in some shots you take leaves me speechless. I enjoy seeing the world through your eyes for it is, at times, beyond words.  So, whenever I saw you wanting to own that dream camera but not taking the plunge because you weren’t sure if it was worth it, I never understood. And now that you have finally bought it after thinking over it so much, it’s made me the happiest person on earth.

It might not be so obvious to you why I jumped with joy when I saw the delivery truck pull over to drop off your package. It might not make sense to others why you getting a camera is such a big deal to me. But to me it’s all clear. Investing on something that will help you delve into your passion, your hobby, and your talent is something I have always wanted. And I am so glad that you did it.

The delight I saw on your face when you held new camera only made me happier. With every step you took with it, with every photo you clicked with it, I fell in love with you all over again. As you explore more and create magic with every shot, I will proudly stand by you and wish for this talent of yours to grow with time.

So, go on, love. Capture the moments and make lasting memories. Best wishes!

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  1. #1 by Nids on November 29, 2010 - 6:19 pm

    Thats what love is..you feel happy with/for that person. I wish and pray that this love gets stronger every minute of your life together with your love..:)

    thank you so much, Nids… 🙂

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  2. #2 by Nids on November 29, 2010 - 6:19 pm

    Am i first 🙂 Yay

    yes 😀

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  3. #3 by Sands on November 29, 2010 - 6:49 pm

    Vicarious pleasure is real 🙂
    Very sweetly written!

    thanks Sands…how have you been?

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  4. #4 by Scribbler on November 29, 2010 - 10:54 pm

    congratulations on the new cam 🙂 Happy clicking moments 🙂

    T happy=everyone around happy 🙂 so YAY !!

    aww, thank you dear!

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  5. #5 by BlueMist on November 29, 2010 - 11:27 pm

    🙂

    🙂

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  6. #6 by Pepper on November 29, 2010 - 11:59 pm

    🙂 … Which camera?

    now these are the details I am not too good at remembering 😦 i know it’s a nikon something, but not sure about the model…

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    • #7 by Titaxy on November 30, 2010 - 1:05 pm

      Nikon D3000 with Nikon 18-200mm VR lens, K says 🙂

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  7. #8 by Tanishka on November 30, 2010 - 12:05 am

    First… 🙂

    nope 😛

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  8. #9 by Tanishka on November 30, 2010 - 12:08 am

    Putting money to live our passion is never a waste T, so I completely know how it feels… 🙂

    🙂

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  9. #10 by Swaram on November 30, 2010 - 12:41 am

    U r so sweet T 🙂

    So, go on, love. Capture the moments and make lasting memories.
    Might I add share them with us too 😛
    Wishing u the very best 🙂

    will share on the photoblog if he uploads them 🙂 thanks, Swar

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  10. #11 by Jyothi on November 30, 2010 - 12:57 am

    That is so well written! Happiness always! 🙂

    thanks Jyothi…welcome here!

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  11. #12 by Bindhu!! on November 30, 2010 - 12:59 am

    T,

    Lovely post! Simple yet beautifully expressed. You have a way with words 🙂
    and happy clicking to your love. Nothing is happier than following the heart!

    thank you, Bindhu!

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  12. #13 by Vidya on November 30, 2010 - 3:29 am

    Sweet! Best wishes!

    thanks!

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  13. #14 by Psych Babbler on November 30, 2010 - 4:30 am

    Aww…does that mean we get to see some of the shots too??? 🙂 Sounds great…and we have seen what an inspiration he can be with his photography…

    if and when he uploads, I will pick the photos I like the best and put it up on the photoblog 🙂

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  14. #15 by Priya on November 30, 2010 - 5:21 am

    Oh so cute 🙂 Loved this happy, eager n hopeful post T 🙂

    😀 thanks!

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  15. #16 by Nikita on November 30, 2010 - 10:05 am

    🙂 i am a new reader of your blog, so cant be sure for whom it was intented, but the other person is definately lucky to have you in his/her life 🙂 somebody who derives happiness ven the other person get indulges in his/her passion.
    And you know, i feel always drawn to passionate people. They are so lively; be the passopn for photography, food, travel, reading , writign anythign..

    welcome, Nikita…

    I know what you mean about being drawn to passionate people – I am too very fascinated by them. Their passion is so contagious…leaves me in a cheery mood 😀

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  16. #17 by justaroundme on November 30, 2010 - 11:46 am

    Your photo blog will be updated quite often ,I guess.I will be waiting for the new pictures and those interesting words that always compliments the picture…

    yupe, if he uploads the photos 🙂 thank you, JAM!

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  17. #18 by celestialrays on November 30, 2010 - 1:10 pm

    😀 😀 makes me so happy!
    Is there a fan club I can join already? 😀

    😀 you are so sweet

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  18. #19 by anisnest on November 30, 2010 - 1:41 pm

    so we can now see more on wordless wednesdays 🙂 nice post…

    WW posts are my photos…K’s photos are on the photoblog 😀 thanks, A!

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  19. #20 by viswajithkn on November 30, 2010 - 6:50 pm

    Orae the luvs…on a different note post all the pics K takes…Nikon D 3000 is totally worth it…:)

    😀 do you have it too?

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    • #21 by viswajithkn on December 1, 2010 - 12:34 pm

      yes maam. I the have the same camera!

      nice 😀

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  20. #22 by Writerzblock on November 30, 2010 - 10:29 pm

    Very well done!!!! Wordless Wednesday is all set for a new upload, eh, Tix?

    thanks, Pal 😀 his photos go on the photoblog 😀

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  21. #23 by SG on November 30, 2010 - 10:47 pm

    As always nice post. Excellent narration. I would say the other person is lucky to have you as a freind. Because you are Very Special.

    thank you!

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  22. #24 by Kavya on December 1, 2010 - 5:03 am

    Wow.. thats great news.. Hope to see lots of photos. All the best for the photography 😀

    thank you!

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  23. #25 by Bikram on December 1, 2010 - 5:48 am

    best wishes to that someone from my side toooo 🙂

    and hey when do we get to see the new clickssss 🙂

    Bikram’s

    thank you 🙂 not sure when, but hopefully soon 😀

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  24. #26 by deviantwave on December 1, 2010 - 6:37 am

    Ohhhh when will Santa bless me (since I am bankrupt!!!!) :9

    But yaaayyy to a new pair of lenses that’ll make the world so much better to look at 😀

    🙂

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  25. #27 by DI on December 1, 2010 - 8:16 am

    Awww! That was so sweet! 😀 😀

    😀

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  26. #28 by Harini on December 1, 2010 - 11:16 am

    Sweet sweet and more sweet :).

    🙂

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  27. #29 by bini on December 5, 2010 - 1:56 am

    hi T..always read:)..but havent been commenting..I took the plunge too with a new Cam recently..already scheduled to take classes..such a touching post..hugs..and I think u’ve got some serious camera talent too!

    🙂 best wishes, bini…enjoy the new camera and do upload pics as and when you can…it’s been long since you updated the blog

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  28. #30 by Another Day In Paradise on December 12, 2010 - 10:29 pm

    awesome write up..wishing you loads of memories and pictures to go along with…

    thank you!

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  29. #31 by Reema on December 19, 2010 - 2:23 am

    same here with D and his guitar…gifted him a new one on his birthday recently 🙂

    nice 😀

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  30. #32 by Matt on August 21, 2012 - 10:05 am

    An apt tribute for a person who contributed so many images to this blog and time and again inspires your photographic genius. 😀 😀

    Wonderful.

    thank you. this is a reminder that i should update that blog as soon as I get a chance.

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