Adanson’s House Jumper

Adanson's House Jumper - Hasarius adansoni

I came across this dainty Adanson’s Jumping Spider, Hasarius adansoni on my car the other day, which is fast turning into a Salticd magnet, attracting quite a few interesting species like Phintella, including one which was only recently reported from the country, Siler. Adanson’s Jumping Spider was photographed using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III … Read more

Test Driving Canon 300mm f/2.8L II Lens

Yesterday I got my new Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L II IS USM, after selling my old Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L lens. This successor is lightweight, weighing approximately 13% less than its predecessor, yet offers faster operation, improved image stabilization and superior optics. Incorporating a newly developed Fluorine coating that keeps soiling, smears and fingerprints to … Read more

Fatal Attraction

I was trying to test Canon EF 300mm f/4.0 L IS USM which was courteously provided by Shivashankar with my Canon EF 1.4x II Extender when I spotted these mating Common Grass Yellows(Eurema hecabe) on a Peacock Flower (Caesalpinia pulcherrima) plant. On closer inspection there was this dark brown spider stuck on the head of … Read more