Mating Grass Yellow Butterflies

Mating Grass Yellow Butterflies

Sometime ago, a mighty fine opportunity presented itself, as a particularly dreary post-monsoon day found me testing a Canon EF 180 mm f/3.5 L Macro USM lens, for a friend. The 180 mm macro was exceptionally sharp and a joy to use and I enjoyed immensely enjoyed every ioata of time spent with it. As … Read more

Plain Tiger

Plain Tiger butterfly (Danais chrysippus)

Recently, I had the opportunity to try out a slightly lighter and significantly cheaper version of a 300 mm lens, lent to me by a friend. The lens in question was a Canon EF 300 mm f/4.0 L IS USM Lens. I was using it in conjecture with my trusty Canon EOS 5D Mark III … Read more

Long Legged Marsh Glider

Long Legged Marsh Glider

The Setting Sun lay like a spent lover, upon the fiery breast of a molten sky, the fading rays magically transforming the miniature ‘savannah’ around me, into a sea of gold. Transfixed, I stood admiring this curious alchemy, taking some respite from the merciless heat of particularly sweltering day spent in the wilderness, when, perhance, … Read more

Yellow-billed Babbler

Yellow-billed Babbler

It was the golden light of winter solstice evening which was illuminating the ground as well as this Yellow-billed Babbler on a branch with a spider in its beak. It was photographed using my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM with Canon EF 2X III Extender on Canon EOS 5D Mark III Camera. The … Read more

Post Processing, A Necessary Evil For The Digital Age

Asian Brown Flycatcher Before PP

An important part of digital photography is post-processing. But to some, this is a somewhat controversial topic. Isn’t it cheating to use a photo editing software to modify your pictures? I would say no, it isn’t. It’s just a tool and It still takes a good photographer to create a good picture. But even during … Read more

The Darzee Bird

Common Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius)

I came across this dainty Tailorbird, Orthotomus sutorius, amidst the brush and scrub at Bondel. It was photographed using my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM with Canon EF 2X III Extender on Canon EOS 5D Mark III Camera. Tailorbirds are a common sight in our cities and garden. It is one of the … Read more

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