Little Cormorant

Little Cormorant

With over 30 participants, our “2nd Free Photography Gear Boot Camp” conducted last Sunday was a great success. It was a basic introduction to common photographic equipment along with few basic concepts of photography. After the camp, as I was returning back home from Mangalore, I spotted this little cormorant drying itself in the middle … Read more Little Cormorant

Purple Heron

Purple Heron

The Purple Heron, Ardea purpurea in my humble opinion, is the most shy of all the herons, I have photographed, thus far. For while I had seen these magnificient birds many a time, getting close enough to capture decent images was another story. Finally, a 300mm f/2.8 lens coupled with 2X TC on 5D mark … Read more Purple Heron

Wasp Moth – Euchromia polymena

Wasp Moth - Euchromia polymena

I photographed this day flying moth when I was doing review of Panasonic Lumix FZ-200 Camera at Gurupur. This Euchromia polymena moth is also called a wasp moth as it looks like a dangerous wasp. It utilizes this act of mimicry to put off potential predators who are familiar with the wasp’s sting. This colorful … Read more Wasp Moth – Euchromia polymena

Two Birds on a Rainy Day

Indian Peahen

We had unexpected summer showers that day. I was going to Mangalore from my home town and spotted these two birds on the way. Peahen was foraging in the undergrowth, after the rains had stopped. Even though I would have liked to capture the Common Hawk-Cuckoo on a natural perch, I had to be satisfied … Read more Two Birds on a Rainy Day


Photographic world is clearly divided into two groups, one who crop their photos and the other who claim crop is crap. I always try and frame as much as possible while I shoot. Sometimes I can make shots look really good by cropping. I was taught to always try to get the composition I wanted … Read more Cropping

Asian Openbill

For my review of 5D mark III which I published last week, I was scouting out for suitable subjects. The review was a huge task and took all my spare time during last two weeks. For me it was a very ambitious project and most detailed review I did till now. So I wanted to … Read more Asian Openbill