Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Recently I had taken few friends to Iceland for a Photo Tour. Seeing Northern Lights for the first times during my recent trip to Iceland was an ethereal experience. Details about the tour will be in my subsequent blog. I was desperately checking the Northern Lights activity site for a month before our landing in … Read more Northern Lights

Teaching photography to children with special needs

Teaching photography to children with special needs

Last week I took a certification course of photography to children with special needs at Mangalore. I thank Anirvedha & Inwincive Creatives for giving me the opportunity to conduct this workshop. In this article I am sharing my experience, what I have learned, challenges I faced, ideas I could gain, strategies I adopted as well … Read more Teaching photography to children with special needs

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD

In 2014 Tamron built a very affordable super telephoto zoom lens – SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 VC USD which I was fortunate to review here. The lens was an instant success and spawned a whole new class of similar focal range portable long telephoto zoom lenses. In 2017 Tamron launched the second generation of that lens … Read more Tamron 100-400mm f/4.5-6.3 VC USD Brief Hands-on Review

Creating 360-degree Aerial Panorama

Import and Colour Correct in Lightroom

360 aerial Panorama of Moodbidri My good friend Nerenki Parshwanath recently acquired a DJI Mavic Pro Drone. What you are seeing above is a 360 aerial Panorama of Moodbidri stitched using software which I have discussed below. You are seeing most of the 18 Jain basadis including the famous Thousand Pillar Temple of my hometown … Read more Creating 360-degree Aerial Panorama

All About Tripods

MeFOTO GlobeTrotter Travel Tripod Kit

Many photographers casually set up the tripod and use the various tilts and adjustments in a haphazard way. It is preferable, however, to be more methodical in setting up the tripod, if time and situation permit, to provide precise positioning of the camera and the greatest possible stability. ~ Ansel Adams, The Camera On our … Read more All About Tripods

Canon EOS 6D Mark II Compact Hands-On Review

Canon EOS 6D Mark II

Two weeks back I purchased the new Canon EOS 6D Mark II, as soon as it got released in India. Since many were insisting me to write a review, as they had appreciated my previous reviews of various Canon cameras, I had to compile this review within the short time constraint I had. A bout … Read more Canon EOS 6D Mark II Compact Hands-On Review

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