Aliens are invading, Are You Ready?

Giant African Snail in Mangalore

Ladies and Gentlemen, friends and folks and my fellow, paranoid conspiracy theorists. It is with a heavy heart and constant dread, that I bring you this latest piece of news. We’ve been invaded. They’ve spread far and wide and multiplied in numbers beyond belief. Even as you read this, know that they’re out there, drawing … Read more

6th Foundation of Photography Workshop

6th Foundation of Photography Workshop

Mangalore Photography Club Proudly Presents Sixth Foundation of Photography Workshop This Foundation of Photography Workshop is meant for beginners as well as advanced amateurs to introduce as well strengthen their fundamental concepts of photography. The workshop includes theory sessions as well as practical sessions along with hands on training. Here is the broad outline of … Read more

Kissing Ants

Kissing Ants

Ever the opportunistic photophile, I perchanced upon these foraging major workers of the common weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina, locked together in a deep kiss, though even if it does seem like the ants are passionately kissing each other, it serves a whole different purpose altogether. Ants frequently indulge in this ‘kissing’ action, which in scientific … Read more

Dark Blue Tiger Butterfly

Dark Blue Tiger Butterfly

I dreamt; and in my dream I was a butterfly. I woke; or is it simply That, weary of the sky, Some butterfly is sleeping And dreams that it is I? – Zhuangzi (369-286 BC) Butterflies are among the most conspicuous and most beautiful of all insects. Along with moths, they make up the order … Read more