Canon EOS 5DS R First Impression Review

Canon EOS 5DS R

Last Friday I picked up my new Canon EOS 5DS R DSLR camera. Monsoon had just arrived to my home town with incessant rain which made outdoor testing difficult, still I wanted to test out this new beast of a camera. Readers would do well to remember that this is a not an in depth … Read more

Android App for My Blog

Android App for My Blog

Android dominates the mobile platform and is widely used. Creating and publishing Android App to the Android Market for my blog was one of the idea suggested by a friend of mine. You must be wondering creating Android App requires intense programming skills and lot of hard work. You are mistaken 🙂 Just a click … Read more

Signal Fly – Platystomatidae

Signal Fly - Platystomatidae

I found this signal fly resting on a leaf in my garden near the kitchen compost pit. I used Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro at 2X magnification. I used Canon MT-24EX macro twin light flash for illumination. Canon MP-E 65mm Macro Lens is a manual focus lens. This … Read more

Gruesome Beetle Sex

Oides species of Flea beetle mating

Fierce competition for fertilisation rights is fairly common among insects and has led to the evolution of some truly gruesome sexual strategies. This “sexually antagonistic co-evolution” is found in many species of insects. What you see here is, mating act of Oides species of Flea beetles. Flea beetle is a general name applied to these … Read more

Long-legged Fly

Long-legged Fly

Unlike the vast majority of insects that flee upon being approached too closely, these dainty Long-legged flies are not easily spooked from their chosen perches, making them ideal photography subjects. Though, that being said, if you’re utilizing loud shutter click or a bright flash, they will invariably jump up, but will eventually settle down. If … Read more