Why chimping is good for your photography but bad for your health

Chimping refers to the act of shooting a photo, then immediately hitting the preview button on your camera to see the how it came out on the camera‚Äôs LCD screen. Much like a curious chimpanzee will hold and examine any new object. The term was coined by USA Today shooter Robert Deutsch in a story … Read more

Besra

Besra with 7D

On that busy Tuesday afternoon I took a break from my patients to have a quick sip of coffee. As I was entering home, I saw a Shikra(Accipiter badius) like bird on the huge Silk Cotton (Bombax ceiba) tree with some thing in its claw. I rushed and got my Canon EOS 7D & Canon … Read more

International Kite Festival 2010 at Mangalore

Today I went to photograph the International Kite Festival 2010 held at Mangalore’s Panambur beach. the Beach was crowded with thousands of people who gathered to see the numerous kites at the two-day international kite festival. The kites ranging from the giant to the small dotted the sky at the beach and featured plenty of … Read more

Solar Eclipse

Solar Eclipse

At my place solar eclipse of January 15, 2010 was visible only as partial solar eclipse. I used Canon EOS 5D mark II along with Canon EF 300mm f/4.0 L IS USM lens with stacked 2 1.4x tele-converters. I added 2 neutral density filters (2 Stop + 4 Stop) along with a circular polarizer filter. … Read more