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Shiradi Waterfall

Shiradi Waterfall

While returning from Bangalore after finishing Macro & Product Photography Workshop and driving down the beautiful Shradi Ghat, I spotted a small roadside stream flowing down as a small yet beautiful waterfall. Capturing the magic of the water gushing out in full force is a favourite subject of most of us. The secret of good … Read more

Wine Bottle Post Processing tutorial

Wine Bottle Post Processed Final Image

I conducted a very productive and successful, Product Photography Workshop on Sunday, 23rd July 2017 at Bengaluru. One of the demonstration was on how to capture a wine bottle with a wine glass. This is a classic lighting using a softbox and a diffuser to produce a nice gradient on the bottle. Final result after … Read more

Macro & Product Workshops in Bangalore

Macro Photography Workshop

Good news for Bangaloreans. After two workshops on Basic Photography Workshop & Understanding Light on 10th & 11th June, I will be back again in Bangalore to conduct two more workshops. Macro Photography Workshop will be on Saturday, 22nd July 2017 at IV Sanctum Hotel 33, 5th Main, Sheshadri Road, Near Ananda Rao Circle, Race … Read more

The Arboreal Bicolored Ant

Bi-coloured Arboreal Ant

I found this very active Bi-coloured Arboreal ant, Tetraponera rufonigra in my garden. Since it was moving around quite fast, I had to literally chase it to capture it. I used Canon EOS 5DS R with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens. This was illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light flash. Tetraponera … Read more

Telamonia Spider & Email Hoax

Telamonia Spider

Long before social media like Facebook & Twitter dominated spreading fake news and hoaxes, emails were the staple way to spread similar nonsense around the world and create panic among gullible. There was such an email hoax which warns of the Two-Striped Telamonia Spider, purportedly a poisonous species from India that hide under toilet seats … Read more

Bark Mantis (Humbertiella sp.)

Bark Mantis (Humbertiella sp.)

Bark Mantis is a common name given to various species of praying mantis, especially those with cryptic camouflage resembling tree bark. This particular Bark Mantis seems to belong to genus Humbertiella. I used Canon EOS 5DS R with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens. This was illuminated by Canon MT-24EX macro twin light … Read more