Kambla 2009

Kadalakere Kambla (Buffalo Race) 2009 shot at 6400 ISO. only lights available at that time were the illumination from Tungsten lights. Just check the amount of noise. This is the reason this camera shines at high iso. I’ll post rest of the shots tomorrow. AI servo mode even at that low light was right on … Read moreKambla 2009

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 moreLemon Pansy

Oriental Honey Buzzard

Oriental Honey Buzzard (Pernis ptilorhyncus) sub adult male. also known as Oriental Honey-buzzard and Crested Honey Buzzard. Despite its name, this species is not related to Buzzards, and is taxonomically closer to the kites.

5D Mark II is here!!!

Finally after waiting for nearly 2 months, Canon EOS 5D Mark II reached me today. This is from the first lot of camera to reach Indian shores. It still has Firmware 1.0.6 (I did not test for back dots nor banding which now we know can be easily resolved using firmware 1.0.7) here is my brief review. I know the web is inundated by reviews and controversies surrounding this milestone camera. Here is my bit to that knowledge. Remember I just used it for less than 3 hours, so my conclusions might change.

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