Two Birds on a Rainy Day

Indian Peahen

We had unexpected summer showers that day. I was going to Mangalore from my home town and spotted these two birds on the way. Peahen was foraging in the undergrowth, after the rains had stopped. Even though I would have liked to capture the Common Hawk-Cuckoo on a natural perch, I had to be satisfied … Read moreTwo Birds on a Rainy Day

ReelCall 2.0

ReelCall 2.0

Make A Difference is organizing “REELCALL 2.0” a Portrait and Street Photography Workshop by me on 24th Feb 2013, Sunday from 8:30 AM to 1 PM at Hotel Motimahal, Mangalore. All proceeds go to “Make A Difference”, a youth volunteer network that educates children at risk. Registration Fee:Rs 600/- To register, please send your email … Read moreReelCall 2.0

Around Kambala

Around Kambala

In my earlier blog on Moodabidri Kambala there was lot action and excitement in the Kambala tracks. There was even more excitement outside the Kambala tracks. Thousands of people visit Kambala and each will be staying almost the full day or even the next at the venue. It is a great opportunity for food stalls … Read moreAround Kambala

Faking a Sun Trail

Faking a Sun Trail

Two days back I posted this curious picture which looks like sun trail on my Facebook page and asked my friends to solve mystery how it was taken. This resulted is a flurry of answers, few were nearer to truth and few were very far fetched. All in all it was a great exercise in … Read moreFaking a Sun Trail

Moodabidri Kambala 2013

Moodabidri Kambala 2013

My home town Moodabidri hosted its 11th annual buffalo race also called Koti Chennaya Jodukere Kambala at Kadalakere Nisargadhama on Saturday January 26th. The Kambala or the buffalo race is unique to Udupi & Mangalore districts. Historically Kambala was the event when farmers paid tribute to their gods for protecting their crops. There used to … Read moreMoodabidri Kambala 2013

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