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THANKS FOR FINDING ME! :)

LET ME GUESS. YOU ARE A CREATIVE, OR A NATURE LOVER, OR BOTH!

I am Gyaneshwari Dave. The author, poet and creative behind – Pinecone Dream.

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I write, photograph, illustrate and design. The aim of this space is to help you live a creative and inspired life, hopefully by bringing to you the beauty and messages from nature.

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SINCE AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER, I HAVE FOUND MY SERENITY, MEANING, AND SPIRITUAL QUEST IN JUST TWO PLACES – NATURE & CREATIVITY.

Be it in my early years of life in India, or after that in Europe and United States…For me – Visiting forests and mountains, exploring national parks, being in the wilderness, walking the trails – returning to nature again and again, has remained my greatest sources of pleasure, wisdom, soul searching and intellectual stimulation.

When I wanted to encapsulate my passion for Nature and Creativity in a brand, at once I thought of one of the most exquisite yet curious objects of nature that I love – a Pinecone. It symbolizes Nature, Creativity, and Spirituality – in a uniquely beautiful and unassuming fashion.

Pine trees are believed to be among the oldest plant species on earth and thus pinecones are rather ancient representatives of nature.

With that distinctly elegant geometrical design of spines spiraling in a perfect Fibonacci sequence in both directions, a pinecone intrigues me as a perfect piece of creativity.

And, in many old as well as present day cultures, pinecones are considered sacred emblems of human enlightenment and spiritual awakening.

Fascinated by their charm and enigma, I keep picking up pinecones whenever I visit woods and wilderness.  For me, very few other things can match this simple joy!

About that…I have shared one of the poems from my debut poetry book here – scroll through this page to read it.

About_pineconedream_3PLENTY OF STUFF!

  • Hundreds of beautiful & exclusive Nature Stock Photos for FREE!
  • Exclusive designs of tech wallpapers/calendars, as well as pretty and fun Printables for FREE Downloads.
  • Nature inspired Vector illustrations & Surface patterns.
  • Blog-posts and stories about my above works and also other topics which include, but are not limited to – Nature photography & Tips, Nature poems & Articles, Graphic Designing & other Creative Resources.

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This website was founded and known as lensdepictions for last some years before recently, when I changed it to pineconedream in order to align my brand with my work in a better way.

This little enterprise of mine has led me to some humbling milestones, like, getting recognized by famous Black & White photography artist from Belgium, Jan Keteleer.

I have made many amazing associations for Lensdepictions, and they all are extremely special to me. But you will be glad to know that one of them is “The Wall Street Journal of US.”

“A Word With Wilderness – Poems Inspired By American Nature” – My debut poetry book with 32 of my selected poems and original illustrations , is one of my published written works created with my inspirations from nature.

Check out more praise, press and love that came my way, here.

About_pineconedream_5“FORESTS IN MY BASKET”

In my precious basket of woven cane are piled,

all forests I have been to, wonderful, rich & wild.

From each wandering special, I brought back pinecones;

can tell from where, their varied sizes, their unlike tones.

Enchantingly carved, these flawless shapes intricate!

Matchless work of art, each charm, unique, delicate!

Not just things beautiful, they are pine trees’ promises;

hopes of an enlightened day, and the sun it raises.

In these seeds now waiting to awaken, forests are sleeping;

oh, the earth’s unknown energy my basket is keeping!

About_pineconedream_6AND, I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

Feel free to contact for any information, questions or suggestions.

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