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Resting Psyche

Here is Psyche butterfly resting during night captured using Captured using Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Butterflies don’t actually sleep. Instead they rest, or become quiescent, at night or during the day when it’s cloudy or cool. They rest with eyes open, as they don’t have … Read more

Leaf Bagworm Moth

As soon as the caterpillar of the bagworm moth or case moth (Psychidae) of the family of moths hatches, it weaves a silk cocoon around itself, inside which it will live until it grows into an adult moth. To make its life as a larva safe and protected from predators, the caterpillar reinforces its silk … Read more

Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD

Recently Tamron India sent me Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony Mirrorless Cameras for review. This is a unique lens being an all-in-one zoom range and a fast design, distinguished by its bright f/2.8 maximum aperture at the wide end of the zoom, along with its sleek and portable design. I tested this … Read more

Kambala Time Table 2020-21

Miyar Kambala 2015

Here is the updated Timetable of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi & Kasargod Districts during the year 2020-21. These are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee last week. Please note dates are subject to change due to unavoidable circumstances as well as COVID-19 restrictions. This year due to COVID-19 … Read more

Happy New Year 2021!

Happy New Year 2021

As we eagerly await the dawn of a new day, come 2021, while a terrifying year filled with intense fear and calamity, ebbs, and slowly comes to an end, I would like to thank all of you, who follow this blog for giving generously of your time, and following me on my journey of exploration … Read more

Curfew Captures

Soldier Fly (Stratiomyidae)

Curfew Capture 1. Soldier Fly (Stratiomyidae) On 24 March 2020, the Government of India ordered a nationwide lockdown for 21 days, limiting movement of the entire population of India as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 pandemic in India. It was ordered after a 14-hour voluntary public curfew on 22 March, followed by enforcement of … Read more

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