Photographing Bird in Flight

Asian Palm Swift

I wanted to celebrate my new year’s eve last year by capturing few birds in flight. I was at that time testing my Canon EOS 1D Mark IV fitted with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS USM + Canon EF 1.4x II Extender. I wanted to test its speed in continuous auto-focusing on a fast … Read more

Black-rumped Flameback

Black-rumped Flameback

It was the characteristic rattling-whinnying call and an undulating flight that drew me to this wood pecker. I was shooting using Canon EOS 5D Mark III fitted with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM & Canon EF 2X III Extender. It gave me a very little time before flying off again. It is the … Read more

Common Pierrot

Common Pierrot

I found this Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon) butterfly on a quick weed flower (Galinsoga parviflora). I was carrying my Canon EOS 5D Mark III fitted with newly purchased Canon EF 300mm f/4.0 L IS USM + Canon EF 1.4x III Extender. This rig if you remember my older blogs (prior to the purchase of Canon … Read more

Panorama using 8mm Fisheye

Samyang 8mm fisheye on 5D Mark III

  I had purchased this great fish eye lens from Samyang few months back. Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC – Fish eye is great sharp lens. The lens is designed to be used with cameras having an APS-C sensor, and is exceptional value for such a lens in its class. This is a great … Read more