Indian Palm Bob

Indian Palm Bob with 300mm + 2X

This Indian Palm Bob was captured during my review of Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD lens Review which was published earlier here. I was testing the close-up performance of my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM + Canon EF 2X III Extender against Tamron SP 150-600mm using this butterfly as my model. … Read more

How to Personalize Lightroom

How to Personalize Lightroom

If you’re a professional photographer or if you just like the personal touch, why not personalize your Lightroom interface? Here are two separate hacks which make Lightroom look as though it was specially customized exclusively for you. Let us see how to customize the Lightroom splash screen as well as its Brand identity plate. This … Read more

Female Huntsman Spider with Egg Sac

Female Huntsman Spider with Egg Sac

This female huntsman spider also known as common house spider (Heteropoda cf. venatoria), giant crab spider spider, banana spider (due to its occasional appearance in marketed bananas) was sitting on the wall plate of my house along with her egg sac which was full of young ones. She was placed high up at around 10 … Read more

Short Horned Gaudy Grasshopper

Short Horned Gaudy Grasshopper

Grasshoppers are herbivorous insects. To distinguish them from bush crickets or katydids, they are sometimes referred to as short-horned grasshoppers. The one here is Short Horned Gaudy Grasshopper Neorthacris simulans. It belongs to Pyrgomorphidae family of grasshoppers in the order Orthoptera commonly known as the gaudy grasshoppers. They are short horned, flightless grasshoppers. Pyrgomorphoidea, and … Read more