Image Noise

Common Crow (Euploea core) crop showing uncorrected noise

Image noise is random variation of brightness or color information in images due to electronic noise produced by the sensor of a digital camera. It is the digital equivalent of film grain from the film era. It is one of the most discussed and most hated entity in digital camera world. Although it can be … Read more

Bagworm Moth

Bagworm Moth

I photographed this Bagworm Moth when I was testing Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 camera. Bagworms are a small family of moths approximately 1,300 species that make up the family Psychidae, in which all species’ larvae are enclosed in a bag and most species have flightless adult females. One can find a variety of ‘bags’ built by … Read more

Focus Stacking using Android Tablet

Two-Tailed Spider - Focus Stacked

I was trying focus stack using android app from my Nexus 7 Tablet. There are several camera controlling software in the Android play store. DSLR Camera Pro, Helicon Remote, DSLR Remote, DSLR Remote Controller, DSLR Controller, DslrDashboard are few such apps. DSLR Controller and DslrDashboard are my favorite in this list. To be able to … Read more

Sand Wasp

Sand Wasp - Ammophila sp.

This dainty wasp belongs to the genus Ammophila, which like the black and yellow mud dauber is a hunting wasp in the Family Sphecidae, captured and presented here for your viewing pleasure using my trusty Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light … Read more