Plum-headed Parakeet

Male Plum-headed Parakeet

I found this Male Plum-headed Parakeet (Psittacula cyanocephala) along with a juvenile on a tree. It was a bright sunny evening. I was using Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM and a Canon EF 1.4x III Extender. I followed these birds throughout that evening. Adult Male was picking up … Read more

Rock Dove

On one of my evening walks, I found this Rock Dove(Columba livia) foraging on the ground with a beautiful light on it. I was shooting with Canon EOS 5D Mark III fitted with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM and Canon EF 1.4x III Extender. This common bird was oblivious of my presence and went … Read more

Indian Robin

I had consistently seen these pair of Indian Robins for the last 3 years during the summer months. They were not to be seen during rest of the period on the grassland area where I frequently take photos, probably due to local migration. I was able to photograph the male only till now, this time … Read more

Weaver Ants

Weaver Ants

With Canon EOS 5D Mark III’s better autofocus capability, macro photography is bound to change. I used to recommend manual focus for macro shoots especially on 5D mark II as most of the time autofoucs used to hunt for focus and used to miss the shots. 5D Mark III coupled with Hybrid IS of Canon … Read more

Female Wandering Glider

Female Wandering Glider

Summer was at its peak. I was out that afternoon looking out for something suitable to photograph. I found this lonely Female Wandering Glider Dragonfly sitting on a burnt out stem of grass. Due to frequent burning the place I was shooting was looking like a war zone. As the sun was beating down harshly … Read more