Panorama using 8mm Fisheye

Samyang 8mm fisheye on 5D Mark III

  I had purchased this great fish eye lens from Samyang few months back. Samyang 8mm f/3.5 Aspherical IF MC – Fish eye is great sharp lens. The lens is designed to be used with cameras having an APS-C sensor, and is exceptional value for such a lens in its class. This is a great … Read more

Canon EF 200-400MM Extender 1.4X Lens just announced

Canon EF 200-400MM Extender 1.4X Lens

The new Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x Lens is a telephoto-zoom lens for Canon EOS cameras that features a constant f/4.0 maximum aperture, Ultrasonic Motor focusing, three Image Stabilizer modes and an integrated 1.4x extender to effectively increase the maximum focal length to 560mm. The optical construction has been optimized and incorporates … Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 A Brief Review

Pond Heron

I purchased this new bridge camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 around 45 days back. I had an extensive look at the features, benefits and pit falls of this highly capable bridge camera. After clicking over 3500 pictures, I have gained enough experience on this camera. As the web is full of extensive reviews of this little … Read more


Our Mangalore Photography Club recently conducted two photo-walk and hands-on training sessions at Pilkula on 12th August and 2nd September 2012. We had over 40 members who actively participated in these photo-walks around Guttu mane and Artist’s village in Pilikula. As I was one of the instructor of the photo-walk, I was not able to … Read more

Test Driving Canon 300mm f/2.8L II Lens

Yesterday I got my new Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM, after selling my old Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L lens. This successor is lightweight, weighing approximately 13% less than its predecessor, yet offers faster operation, improved image stabilization and superior optics. Incorporating a newly developed Fluorine coating that keeps soiling, smears and fingerprints to … Read more

Robber Fly

I do a lot of close-up photography with my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM + 1.4x or 2.0x extender. That’s not the most usual combination for close-up photography, but has several advantages: Long working distance: Due to the long focal length (420mm or 600mm) I can work at a longer distance from your subject … Read more