Photographing Dragonfly

Fulvous Forest Skimmer Dragonfly

I found this Fulvous Forest Skimmer (Neurothemis fulvia) dragonfly perched on a dry twig in our kitchen garden. I captured this skimmer with Canon EOS 5DS R fitted with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM. For the illumination I used Godox Ving V860C II E-TTL Li-ion Camera Flash fitted with LumiQuest SoftBox III. My … Read morePhotographing Dragonfly

Learning Zone

Weaver ants on Indian almond leaf

We’ve all have heard of the comfort zone, but did you know there are two other zones? Tom Senninger explained a helpful model of two other zones. According to him, there are three zones. Comfort, Learning & Panic zone. In order to learn we have to explore and venture out into the unknown. We already … Read moreLearning Zone

All About Tripods

MeFOTO GlobeTrotter Travel Tripod Kit

Many photographers casually set up the tripod and use the various tilts and adjustments in a haphazard way. It is preferable, however, to be more methodical in setting up the tripod, if time and situation permit, to provide precise positioning of the camera and the greatest possible stability. ~ Ansel Adams, The Camera On our … Read moreAll About Tripods

Neutral Density Filters

Tranquility

A Neutral Density (ND) filter is a semi-transparent piece of glass that is used to reduce the amount of light entering the camera, enabling a longer exposure time than otherwise possible. This filter also blocks all frequencies across visible spectrum, thereby not introducing any colour cast. That is why it’s called a neutral density filter. … Read moreNeutral Density Filters

Clear-winged Forest Glory

Clear-winged Forest Glory Male

I found this male Clear-winged Forest Glory (Vestalis gracilis) damselfly at Sammilan Shetty Butterfly Park. It was waiting for its snack to arrive on the watermelon which was kept to attract butterflies. Within no time, I saw it picked a fruit fly and then flew over to shade to munch on it. I had taken … Read moreClear-winged Forest Glory

Canon EOS 6D Mark II Compact Hands-On Review

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Two weeks back I purchased the new Canon EOS 6D Mark II, as soon as it got released in India. Since many were insisting me to write a review, as they had appreciated my previous reviews of various Canon cameras, I had to compile this review within the short time constraint I had. A bout … Read moreCanon EOS 6D Mark II Compact Hands-On Review

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