Shedani – the land of streams and waterfalls
Shedani is a scenic place on outskirts of Pune. Located around 55 km to the west of Pune, it is a marvel during rainy season. Flanked by the backwaters of Mulshi dam on one side and tall rocky cliffs on the other, Shedani is a perfect stage for a superb picturesque landscape.
Shedani is a perfect place to do Monsoon and Macro photography!
One can learn photography during the monsoon workshops conducted at Shedani.
To reach Shedani, one has to drive over a small bridge by the side of the Mulshi dam. The steep winding climb gives a fair idea about the scenic drive one is about to experience. The above photograph is taken from the top of the climb. It shows Mulshi dam and part of backwaters. Photograph is clicked with a Canon 7D camera on Aperture priority mode.
The above photograph is of one of these waterfalls. One can walk right up to the waterfall in about 10 min from the road.
three stops, thereby allowing slower shutter speed. The settings help creating the smooth, misty texture of the flowing water.
Driving directions to reach Shedani:
Drive from Pune towards Mulshi. Just before the Mulshi ghat, there is a place named Ghusal Khamb. Take the right diversion here and continue driving to Shedani. The same road goes all the way up to Lonavla, via the famous Amby Valley.