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Thursday, February 7

Anything for a good photographer

I am still laptop bereft, and am trying my best to keep up with blogging via my husband's laptop. His laptop is not 'me' friendly...i.e. it has applications that can show me live stock prices from Wall Street and Dalal Street (India's stock exchange), but can not do a pixel of good for an image!

But when I came across Tim Beddow's stunning photography, I had to share it with you...even if it meant working on a non-creative laptop of an investment banker!

So without much ado, here are some of my favorite images from Tim's 'exotic' and 'safari' collection...


Isn't the door gorgeous? Though I am not too fond of lizards and like, I guess I can live with them if hard carved in wood! The metal figurines are so like the bastar art form from India..

Reminds me of my days of poetry and hookah ...
The days as in daydreams... ;-)


I adore planter chairs! But I have a sneaking suspicion that the planter chair designers thought that planters could only be men, and hence they designed the chair such...


Like the colors of this photograph. The bedspread seems to be of batik print..


I can't tell you how desirable this room is right now...all that sun and warm colors..


Eclectic! The painting, chairs, Surahi, and ofcourse the tree...different styles and eras, but seem so right all thrown in together


Umm..safari evenings!


And, my absolute favorite....



I will come back with a very different genre of Tim's interior photography in a couple of days...


22 comments:

Nay-K said...

Great find! Thanks for sharing!

Gillian @ Indigo Blue said...

DRooling!!
The last two leave me breathless. I want to sup on that boat!!!
xoxo

flow said...

oh that saffari dinner setting is gorgeous!

girl meets glamour said...

Beautiful work, I would love to dine in the safari sunset!

~Kate

Xander said...

Wow, that last image on the dhow is incredible. What an amazing setting for a lantern-lit dinner. That'd be the perfect place to celebrate after completing a trip across Africa, from interior to coast. -X

Anil P said...

I wonder how life at Plantation Bungalows might have been in those days. The interiors sure are intriguing.

An Aesthete's Lament said...

Tim Beddow is a wonderful photographer. Have you seen his book about Damascus interiors? Or his photos of an architect's house in Beirut? Terrific.

Madhavi said...

You have a wonderful blog, Bhavna! I share your love for interiors, arts & crafts..... Nice pics!

Bhavna said...

Thanks Nay-k! :)

Bhavna said...

I'll join you Gillian :)

Bhavna said...

Kate, Jenn - that makes the three of us! :)

Hope you are all set for your wonderful trip Jenn!

Good to hear from you Kate :)

Bhavna said...

Yes Xander...that is a perfect place for any celebration! I can just imagine the food and the wine and gentle flow of the boat.. :)

Bhavna said...

Hi Anil, life must be quite interesting...have read a couple of books that are set in plantations at the time of the raj...it is a dream setting!

Bhavna said...

AAL: No, I haven't as yet...thanks for the tip, will look out for these books. I just bought a book called 'The Natural Home', and found some more of Tim Beddow's work..will share it someday in a post :)

Bhavna said...

Thanks a bunch Madhavi! :-)...Do keep dropping in!

M.KATE said...

gosh...what beautiful pictures,what i will do to get there!!!

vineeta said...

I LOVE these spaces- each unique & stunning- One can never see enough of this kind of beauty- awesome!

paris parfait said...

Really lovely, evocative images.

Amber said...

Wow...that was total eye candy! Thank you!

kavitha said...

wow they are so beautiful.
i love the picture of the door and the yellow wall with the metal sculptures.

Bhavna said...

Take me with you M.Kate whenever you go! ;-)

Hello Vini! :)

Yes Tara..Tim's images are very intense

Bhavna said...

You sure are welcome Amber :)

Love that one too Kavitha! I am thinking of recreating that in my home :)

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