Yellow Daisy

I saw this Yellow Spiny Daisy Machaeranthera gracilis was found in the side of busy National Highway 17 when I stopped to photograph the bus crwaling with creepers as featured in the post Recession. At the side of the dusty highway, in thre midst of workshop waste and garbage, glowing brightly were these bunch of … Read more

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

This first lunar eclipse of the year shot at 8-18PM today at ISO 50. The shadow of the Earth can be divided into two distinctive parts: the umbra and penumbra. Within the umbra, there is no direct solar radiation. However, as a result of the Sun’s large angular size, solar illumination is only partially blocked … Read more

Lemon Pansy

Lemon Pansy (Junonia lemonias) It is the most common of the six Pansies in India. It is a very bold butterfly with strong territorial and aggressive behaviour but not as much as the Peacock Pansy. It flies quickly and strongly but with less fluttering of wings. It generally rests on the ground but not so … Read more

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