Bagworm Moth

Bagworm Moth

I photographed this Bagworm Moth when I was testing Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 camera. Bagworms are a small family of moths approximately 1,300 species that make up the family Psychidae, in which all species’ larvae are enclosed in a bag and most species have flightless adult females. One can find a variety of ‘bags’ built by … Read more

Dubai – Mirage on Desert – Part 5

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

For the last day of our stay at Dubai we wanted to explore the capital of UAE, Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast. The city proper had a population of 921,000 in 2013 making it the second largest city of the United … Read more

Dubai – Mirage on Desert – Part 4

Big Bus Reflection

Our fourth day in Dubai started on a wrong foot. I had booked taxi on that Monday to Abu Dhabi hoping to visit Ferrari park there. What I did not realize that Monday was a holiday for the Ferrari Park. So in the last minute had to switch my program and started to explore Dubai … Read more

Dubai – Mirage on Desert – Part 3

Old Burjuman Mall Being Demolished

I was rudely awakened by constant grinding and metallic sound outside my 4th floor window of the hotel. I stared out of the window to see what was happening outside, they were demolishing the front facade of the Old Burjuman Mall to renovate it. This second oldest shopping mall of Dubai which started the mall … Read more

Partial Lunar Eclipse

Partial Lunar Eclipse

Partial lunar eclipse occurred between 1.24 am to 1.53 am on Friday April 26 at my place. Earth’s dark umbral shadow barely clips the full moon for 27 minutes, causing the third-shortest partial lunar eclipse in the 21st century. There are two more lunar eclipses later this year, but both are penumbral. The April 26, … Read more

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 A Brief Review

Pond Heron

I purchased this new bridge camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 around 45 days back. I had an extensive look at the features, benefits and pit falls of this highly capable bridge camera. After clicking over 3500 pictures, I have gained enough experience on this camera. As the web is full of extensive reviews of this little … Read more