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Kambala Time Table 2019-20

Miyar Kambala 2015

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 moreKambala Time Table 2019-20

How to Properly Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop and back!

Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop

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 moreHow to Properly Transfer Images from Lightroom to Photoshop and back!

Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Tussock Moth Caterpillar

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 moreTussock Moth Caterpillar

Eight-Legged Cats and How They See

Carrhotus Spider

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 moreEight-Legged Cats and How They See

Ant-Like Crab Spider – Amyciaea forticeps

Ant-Like Crab Spider - Amyciaea forticeps

In nature size matters. But the brain can outwit brawn. All spiders are efficient, but small predators. Spiders have evolved a range of predatory behaviours that allow them to evade and deceive several of their prey. This crab spider outwits ants by mimicking them and living amongst them so that it can feed on them. … Read moreAnt-Like Crab Spider – Amyciaea forticeps

Masters of Photography – Alfred Stieglitz

Imogen Cunningham, Alfred Stieglitz, 1934

Nearly all the greatest work is being, and has always been done, by those who are following photography for the love of it…” Alfred Stieglitz Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) is perhaps the most important figure in the history of visual arts in America. Through his many roles – as a photographer, as a discoverer and promoter … Read moreMasters of Photography – Alfred Stieglitz

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