Faking a Sun Trail

Faking a Sun Trail

Two days back I posted this curious picture which looks like sun trail on my Facebook page and asked my friends to solve mystery how it was taken. This resulted is a flurry of answers, few were nearer to truth and few were very far fetched. All in all it was a great exercise in … Read moreFaking a Sun Trail

Using Adobe Lightroom To Enhance Your Photos

I will be conducting a workshop on Adobe Lightroom on 11th November 2012, Sunday 10AM – 5PM Using Adobe Lightroom To Enhance Your Photos Adobe Lightroom is the essential post processing software of choice for digital photographers. This unique hands-on intensive workshop is focused on Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Participants will learn to download, organize, manage, develop, … Read moreUsing Adobe Lightroom To Enhance Your Photos

Bird Watching

Malabar Trogon

Last Sunday I was honored with S.A. Hussain Memorial Environment Award at the S. A. Hussain Memorial Day Celebration & Coastal Karnataka Birders’ Convention – 2012. You can check details reported in the following newspapers – DNA, Deccan Herald, Daijiworld, Mangalore Today. It gave me a great opportunity to meet and interact with fellow bird … Read moreBird Watching

Composing A Tawny Coster

I saw this Tawny Coster (Acraea terpsicore) butterfly on a dry twig. I was carrying my Canon EOS 5D mark III fitted with Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS USM + Canon EF 1.4x III Extender. I find this 420mm rig is my favorite and helps me to cover both tele and closeup photos with … Read moreComposing A Tawny Coster

Garden Lizard and Depth of Field

Depth of field is the amount of distance between the nearest and farthest objects that appear in acceptably sharp focus in a photograph. Today I wanted to show you beauty of shallow depth of field. Shallow depth of field results when only the main subject of interest is in sharp focus and throwing other elements … Read moreGarden Lizard and Depth of Field

Crop Factor

I have covered the topic of cropping in my earlier blog here. Today I want to talk on Crop factor. The film SLR camera manufacturers when shifting to digital, found it was quite expensive to produce sensor which was the size of the 35 mm film. What they resorted was to produce a smaller sensor … Read moreCrop Factor