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Kambala Time Table 2017-18

Miyar Kambala 2015

Today the Supreme Court of India has refused to stay a plea filed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to ban a legislation in Karnataka that permits the annual buffalo race, Kambala. In September this year, PETA had filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking direction from the court to strike … Read more

Nature – The Designer

Nature - The Designer

We live in a world created by Nature but mutilated by humans. Every day we interact with hundreds of natural objects, the majority of which we take for granted. If you observe carefully, Nature is the best designer as well as beautiful inspirational source, provided you learn from it. In fact, I consider Nature to … Read more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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