Adanson’s House Jumper

Adanson's House Jumper - Hasarius adansoni

I came across this dainty Adanson’s Jumping Spider, Hasarius adansoni on my car the other day, which is fast turning into a Salticd magnet, attracting quite a few interesting species like Phintella, including one which was only recently reported from the country, Siler. Adanson’s Jumping Spider was photographed using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III … Read more

Kambala Time Table 2013-14

Here is the Time table of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada Udupi & Kasargod Districts during year 2013-14. These are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee. 17-Nov-2013, Sunday – Shirva Nadibettu, Surya Chandra 23-Nov-2013, Saturday – Surathkal, Madhavanagar, Rama Laxman 01-Dec-2013, Sunday – Bangadi, Surya Chandra 07-Dec-2013, Saturday – Venoor- … Read more

The Eye of The Fly

Calliphoridae - Blow Fly

Unlike humans, a fly has five eyes. Three simple eyes, with little more than an ability to distinguish light from dark and sense movement and two much larger, compound eyes. Compound eyes are a feature unique to Insects. Instead of a single lens, insects see the world as a composite diorama, through many hundred or … Read more

Windows Phone 8 Woes

Windows Phone 8

Anyone who is addicted to Android phones will find it very difficult to get adjusted to claustrophobic environment of Windows Phone platform. I went from Android phones to Nokia Lumia 720 sporting the latest Windows Phone 8 operating system on it. Nokia Lumia 720 is a thin and light weight phone. Glossy and Matte options … Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Canon Macro Lens

Hersilia Species shot using Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Canon Macro Lens

That day I wanted to capture spiders. I have plenty of Hersilia spiders on my garage wall. These are also known as Two-Tailed Spider or or Long-spinnered Bark Spider. You can check my earlier blog on these Two-Tailed Spiders here. I wanted to capture them with my new Olympus OM-D EM-5. I recently bought an … Read more