Moodabidri Kambala 2016

Moodabidri Kambala 2016

My home town Moodabidri hosted its 14th annual Buffalo race, Kambala at Kadalakere Nisargadhama on Saturday January 23rd. The Kambala or the buffalo race is unique to Udupi & Mangalore districts. Historically Kambala was the event when farmers paid tribute to their gods for protecting their crops. There used to be lot of celebration and … Read more

Metabones Adapter Mark IV for Canon EF Lenses Brief Review

Metabones T Smart Adapter Mark IV for Canon EF

Few days back I purchased a Metabones Canon EF to Sony E-Mount T Smart Adapter Mark IV to test Sony Alfa cameras with Canon EF lenses. This adapter allows you to use your Canon mount lenses on Sony E-Mount camera. I had recently attended Sony workshop and was impressed by their cameras. I wanted to … Read more

Dark Blue Tiger Butterfly

Dark Blue Tiger Butterfly

This Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentorious) butterfly was captured using Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM on Canon EOS 5DS R. I was at Sammilan Shetty Butterfly Park testing the performance of Canon EOS 5DS R. It was hand held capture at ISO 800 to 1600 as light was low. Flash was not used … Read more

Velvet Ant – Mutillidae

Velvet Ant - Mutillidae

I found this Velvet Ant, at Sammilan Shetty’s Butterfly Park during my review of Canon EOS 5DS R. I used Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM with Canon EF 2X III Extender. Despite being a non macro lens, the closeup capability of this combination is quite satisfactory. Please note that the images here are … Read more

Explore your Shooting Habits Using Lightroom Dashboard

Lightroom Dashboard

Most of us are self proclaimed Adobe Lightroom addicts. While Lightroom can search images stored inside the catalog, isn’t it nice to see your photographic statistical data stored in that catalog? Have a look at the new Lightroom Dashboard, a free online utility that you can access directly from your browser which can reveal about … Read more

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