Recently I had taken few friends to Iceland for a Photo Tour. Seeing Northern Lights for the first times during my recent trip to Iceland was an ethereal experience. Details about the tour will be in my subsequent blog. I was desperately checking the Northern Lights activity site for a month before our landing in … Read more Northern Lights
Lightroom Classic 9.0 has been released today along with several Adobe program updates for 2020. Here are the few new features I noticed. The updates are very incremental, I do hope the performance issue will not be a problem like previous updates. Fill Edges for Panorama Merge Previously, any missing edges caused by creating a … Read more What’s New in Lightroom Classic 9.0?
Here is the Timetable of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi & Kasargod Districts during the year 2019-20. These are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee. Please note dates are subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances. All Kambalas start at around 8-9AM but real part of the race is … Read more Kambala Time Table 2019-20
Adobe’s Lightroom Classic is an incredibly powerful tool incorporating perhaps 80-90% of all the tools that we photographers generally need. There are however times, when we need to do some post-production work in Photoshop, perhaps working in layers, maybe for the content-aware tool, whatever the reason, we need to be able to move cleanly from … Read more How to Properly Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop and back!
Last year during rainy season I found this caterpillar of Tussock Moth Caterpillar (Orvasca species, Nygmiini, Lymantriinae, Erebidae). I captured it using Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds DSLR Camera with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens fitted with Olympus STF-8 Twin Flash. The Lymantriinae (formerly called the Lymantriidae) are … Read more Tussock Moth Caterpillar
The common name for salticids is jumping spiders and many are indeed phenomenal leapers. However, jumping alone is not what distinguishes salticids from other spiders. What makes salticids special is their unique, complex eyes and acute eyesight, not leaping prowess. Salticids have large anterior medial eyes that give them an almost catlike appearance. No other … Read more Eight-Legged Cats and How They See