Culex Mosquito

Female Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito

Fun part of insect photography is getting bitten by them. Macro photography consumes both considerable amount of time as well as considerable quantity of blood which are donated to these insects. Mosquitos rank number one blood suckers in that list. You will find bunch of these Culex mosquitoes in your garden roosting on the green … Read more

Moodabidri Kambala 2015

Moodabidri Kambala 2015

My home town Moodabidri hosted its 13th annual buffalo race also called Koti Chennaya Jodukere Kambala at Kadalakere Nisargadhama on Saturday January 17th. The Kambala or the buffalo race is unique to Udupi & Mangalore districts. Historically Kambala was the event when farmers paid tribute to their gods for protecting their crops. There used to … Read more

Product Photography Tips

Product Photography

Online world is dominated by images of products for sale. Every magazines, brochures, the web or advertisements you look, they all show products for sale. Products are photographed to entice the buyer to want the product. This makes product photography a huge business for photographers. But it is not as simple as just taking a … Read more

Decorative Silver Orb Spider

Decorative Silver Orb Spider - Leucauge cf. decorata

I found this photo of beautiful Decorative Silver Orb Spider (Leucauge cf. decorata) in my garden. I have used Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM using 36mm Kenko extension tube. This whole setup is illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light flash. This is un-cropped full frame capture … Read more