Fifth Foundation of Photography Workshop

Mangalore Photography Club Proudly Presents Fifth Foundation of Photography Workshop

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” – Jim Rohn Most of new photographers fail to understand the basics of photography. Without understanding the basic principles like aperture, ISO and shutter speed, it is impossible to be a good photographer. To improve their fundamental knowledge … Read more Fifth Foundation of Photography Workshop

Jewel in My Backyard

Green Jewel Bug - Chrysocoris sp.

Driven by a dream that a seer had about a hidden treasure, the Archaeological Survey of India started its excavation in a fort in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, India few days back. After several days of futile digging, excavation had to be called off for the lack any treasure. I did not have to dig anywhere … Read more Jewel in My Backyard

I love to Singa or An ode to the Cicada

Platypleura Species of Cicada - Side View

Last winter’s eve, late one night, a dainty Cicada invited itself into my dining room and having done so, proceeded to perch atop my glass topped dining table. Ever the one to seize an opportunity, I carefully slid a sheet of paper underneath it, and proceeded to take a few pictures. Seemingly unperturbed, the Cicada … Read more I love to Singa or An ode to the Cicada

Scaly-breasted Munia

Scaly-breasted Munia

Golden rays of setting sun were piercing through the plumose flower spikes of fountain grass, Pennisetum setaceum. Scaly-breasted Munias were busy feeding on the ripened seeds. I was using my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM with Canon EF 2X III Extender on Canon EOS 5D Mark III Camera. After few minutes of accustomizing … Read more Scaly-breasted Munia

Adanson’s House Jumper

Adanson's House Jumper - Hasarius adansoni

I came across this dainty Adanson’s Jumping Spider, Hasarius adansoni on my car the other day, which is fast turning into a Salticd magnet, attracting quite a few interesting species like Phintella, including one which was only recently reported from the country, Siler. Adanson’s Jumping Spider was photographed using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III … Read more Adanson’s House Jumper

Kambala Time Table 2013-14

Here is the Time table of Kambala Races which are going held in Dakshina Kannada Udupi & Kasargod Districts during year 2013-14. These are the dates announced by District Kambala Committee. 17-Nov-2013, Sunday – Shirva Nadibettu, Surya Chandra 23-Nov-2013, Saturday – Surathkal, Madhavanagar, Rama Laxman 01-Dec-2013, Sunday – Bangadi, Surya Chandra 07-Dec-2013, Saturday – Venoor- … Read more Kambala Time Table 2013-14