Sunset at Surathkal

Sunset at Surathkal

This sunset at Surathkal Beach was captured using ultra-wide angle Laowa 12mm f/2.8 lens on my Canon EOS 5D Mark 4. This was created using Photo-merge to HDR in Lightroom done using 3 captures (1/4, 1/20 & 1/100th-second shutter speed) all taken at f/11 at ISO 100. The camera was mounted on my Sirui Tripod. … Read moreSunset at Surathkal

All Cargo Indian Open of Surfing

All Cargo Indian Open of Surfing

Last Saturday I went to photograph the first edition of the ‘All Cargo Indian Open of Surfing’ at the Sasihithlu beach. Surfing got underway at 7AM with perfect surfing conditions at the Sasihithlu beach. There was little haze and cloud which later lead to a light drizzle. Pre Monsoon swell of the sea was very … Read moreAll Cargo Indian Open of Surfing

Converging Palms

Converging Palms

Ever the photophile, a particularly languid morning found me wandering Miramar beach of Goa, testing out my 150-600 Tamron lens. Goa at dawn is quite the ghost town. A smattering of housewives waging a never ending battle against waist fat. Stray dogs lying comatose after a night of reverie. Groggy eyed morning walkers. And the … Read moreConverging Palms

Tranquility

Tranquility

That summer evening my family wanted to visit beach at Someshwara, near Mangalore. As we reached there early, sun was still high up in the sky and not a cloud in sight. So instead of waiting for sunset, I wanted to explore the slow shutter speed photography. I had forgotten to get my wide angle … Read moreTranquility

In Search of An Afterglow

In Search of An Afterglow

I have noticed many people who visit beach during sunset, start vacating the beach as soon sun sets in the west. As a photographer it is always beneficial to stay back for another few more minutes. You can witness and capture glorious skies. Sometimes if you are lucky you will be blessed with post-sunset glow … Read moreIn Search of An Afterglow

Around the Beach

Disintegrating Gods

In Mangalore we have several famous beaches. That Sunday soon after the Dussera festival I went to Sultan’s Battery area. Sultan Battery is situated in Boloor, at the confluence of Gurupur River enetring the sea. It is 6kms away from Mangalore City Bus Stand. It was built in black stones by Tippu Sultan to prevent … Read moreAround the Beach

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