Canon EOS 5D Mark III Firmware 1.2.1 Released

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Firmware 1.2.1 Available Now for Download. Here are the list of improvements in firmware version 1.2.1. Uncompressed HDMI output is now enabled. Enables the center AF point to autofocus when the camera is used with Canon EF lens/extender combinations whose combined maximum aperture is f/8. Improves the speed of the … Read more

Dubai – Mirage on Desert – Part 3

Old Burjuman Mall Being Demolished

I was rudely awakened by constant grinding and metallic sound outside my 4th floor window of the hotel. I stared out of the window to see what was happening outside, they were demolishing the front facade of the Old Burjuman Mall to renovate it. This second oldest shopping mall of Dubai which started the mall … Read more

Partial Lunar Eclipse

Partial Lunar Eclipse

Partial lunar eclipse occurred between 1.24 am to 1.53 am on Friday April 26 at my place. Earth’s dark umbral shadow barely clips the full moon for 27 minutes, causing the third-shortest partial lunar eclipse in the 21st century. There are two more lunar eclipses later this year, but both are penumbral. The April 26, … Read more

Dubai – Mirage on Desert – Part 2

Burj Khalifa in HDR

On our Second day in Dubai we wanted to to explore Burj Khalifa and attached Dubai mall. So when we reached there we found out that due to holiday rush (we reached there between Good Friday & Easter holidays) the observatory at 124th floor was packed with tourists. So abandoning to see the world from … Read more

Adobe Lightroom 5 Public Beta

Smart Preview

Adobe’s raw-editing and management software, Adobe Lightroom, enters a public beta in its 5th edition today with a modest set of enhancements. You can download it from here – http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/entitlement/index.cfm?e=labs_lightroom5. If you’re contemplating installing this beta, keep in mind that LR5 beta can’t import LR4 catalogs, so you’ll either have to start fresh with a … Read more

Dubai – Mirage on Desert – Part 1

Burj Khalifa at night

My daughter had just finished final exams and summer holidays were starting. She wanted to spend some quality time in water parks. After searching out for several likely destinations we finalized on a desert as our water park destination – Dubai in United Arab Emirates. The emirate of Dubai is located southeast of the Persian … Read more