Portrait of a Weaver ant

Portrait of a Weaver ant

I photographed these major workers of Weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) as they were running up and down this vine. Watching these ants every day, I got so fond of their behaviour. Each one of the workers seems to have different swag and an individual attitude in them. So I wanted to capture their portrait in … Read more

Sony RX10 III Brief Hands-on Review

Sony RX10 III

A few days back I purchased Sony RX10 III. Both Sony RX10 III and Panasonic Lumix FZ2500 (which I had a chance to try out for a few days earlier) are 1-inch sensors based long zoom consumer cameras. Both share quite a many features in common. Here is my brief hands-on use of Sony RX10 … Read more

Canon EOS-5D Mark IV Very Brief Review

Canon EOS-5D Mark IV

Last week I had a surprise gift by my good friend Jinesh Prasad, who handed me his newly purchased Canon EOS-5D Mark IV and asked me to review it. Since I was doing a Photowalk in Mangaluru two days later, I thought it will be a very good opportunity to test this oven fresh camera. … Read more

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Very Brief Review

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Last week I had opportunity to try the new Canon EOS-1D X II. No, I did not purchase it, nor was it gifted by Canon 😉 I was fortunate enough to have friends who are kind enough to loan it to me to get it tested. I thank Roshan Rao for courteously providing me his … Read more

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Hands-on Review

Carpenter Bee using 500mm f/4

When the original Canon EOS 7D made it’s début, back in 2009, it offered photography enthusiasts the first ever affordable cropped sensor Camera, with hyper fast burst rates capable camera for sports and wildlife photography. Five years later, with the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II set to bring back it’s predecessor’s professional-level features and … Read more

Happy Birthday Photography or A Brief History of the art of painting with light…

Portrait of Louis Daguerre (1787-1851)

Historically, Photography can best be defined as the art of capturing beautiful, often fantastical imagery using light, on photosensitive material such as film, or image sensors, in case of digital photography, as every wise photographer doth know. What most do not, however, is that using chemical reactions to create images with light was nothing remarkable, … Read more