How to Buy a Digital Camera

How to Buy a Digital Camera

A common mistake I see most folks looking to purchase a digital camera make is getting suckered into buying a camera that is beyond what they really need and require. Peer pressure also often plays a major part when choosing your first camera and hence, here are some questions you need to ask yourself before … Read more

Photoshop or Lightroom?

Photoshop or Lightroom?

A question which often looms large in many a photographer’s mind is “Which photo editing tool should I use? Photoshop or Lightroom?” For a long time Adobe Photoshop held sway as the de facto image editing software amongst photography enthusiasts. One only has to look at the covers to the various ‘glossies’ to realize the … Read more

Curious Monitor

Monitor lizard fascinated by grasshopper

I have a wild Common Indian Monitor (Varanus bengalensis) in my garden. I had written on it in this blog around two years back. It has now grown up to be a gentle giant. Along with few toddy cats, dozen snakes and a resident shikra, it forms a healthy population of predators in my half … Read more

Common Baron Butterfly

Common Baron Butterfly

Harsh afternoon sun light is not really a good one to photograph butterflies. I saw this Common Baron Butterfly (Euthalia aconthea) resting on the jack fruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) leaf in my garden, as I returned home for lunch on that afternoon. Luckily it was not sitting in the bright sunlight, but under the shade of … Read more