Leaf Bagworm Moth

As soon as the caterpillar of the bagworm moth or case moth (Psychidae) of the family of moths hatches, it weaves a silk cocoon around itself, inside which it will live until it grows into an adult moth. To make its life as a larva safe and protected from predators, the caterpillar reinforces its silk … Read more

Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD

Recently Tamron India sent me Tamron 28-200 F/2.8-5.6 Di III RXD for Sony Mirrorless Cameras for review. This is a unique lens being an all-in-one zoom range and a fast design, distinguished by its bright f/2.8 maximum aperture at the wide end of the zoom, along with its sleek and portable design. I tested this … Read more

Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Tussock Moth Caterpillar

Last year during rainy season I found this caterpillar of Tussock Moth Caterpillar (Orvasca species, Nygmiini, Lymantriinae, Erebidae). I captured it using Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds DSLR Camera with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens fitted with Olympus STF-8 Twin Flash. The Lymantriinae (formerly called the Lymantriidae) are … Read more

Red-Headed Hairy Caterpillar

Red-Headed Hairy Caterpillar

I captured this Red-headed hairy caterpillar (Amsacta albistriga)using the Canon EOS 5DS R camera mounted with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM. Illuminated with my LumiQuest SoftBox III fitted on Godox Ving V860C II E-TTL Li-ion Camera Flash. Red-headed hairy caterpillar (Amsacta albistriga) is a polyphagous devastating pest of rainfed crops. Moths emerge from … Read more

Tiny Grass Blue

Tiny Grass Blue

I found this tiny grass blue butterfly foraging in my backyard. I used Canon EOS 5DS R with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens. This was illuminated by Godox Ving V860c E-TTL Li-ion Camera with LumiQuest SoftBox III to capture this tiny butterfly. Tiny Grass Blue, (Zizula hylax), is known to be the … Read more

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 A022 Brief Hands-on Review

Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD G2 A02

When Tamron announced its SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD A011 lens back in 2014, I had reviewed it on this blog here. Recently when Tamron introduced its 2nd version, I was curious to review it. This time I was hoping someone in my friend’s circle would be purchasing it so that I could test … Read more

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