deponti (deponti) wrote,

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Very still...and never still....

Waiting for a religious discourse to finish, I saw this gecko stuck to the roof of an under-stairs toilet...waiting with infinite patience, stock-still, for some creature to get within reach....

gecko chni 260211

And a couple of days later, in our garden, there was this creature that cannot sit still for more than a fraction of a second, as it flutters by:

common mormon male 010311

Surely there is philosophy in thie range of creation, from the never-still, to the incredibly still.....!

And yes, before any of you say so, that WAS still photography!
Tags: bangalore, butterflies, casa ansal, chennai, garden, lizard, nature, philosophy, photography

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