Sunset at Surathkal

Sunset at Surathkal

This sunset at Surathkal Beach was captured using ultra-wide angle Laowa 12mm f/2.8 lens on my Canon EOS 5D Mark 4. This was created using Photo-merge to HDR in Lightroom done using 3 captures (1/4, 1/20 & 1/100th-second shutter speed) all taken at f/11 at ISO 100. The camera was mounted on my Sirui Tripod. … Read more

Oil and Water Abstracts

Oil and Water Abstracts

When I asked for the glass baking tray along with two glass tumblers from the kitchen, my better half was surprised. Then when I asked for spoonful of olive oil, her surprise increased. Knowing my culinary skills she was also worried what havoc I am going to create in the kitchen. She was relieved to … Read more

Focus Stacking using Android Tablet

Two-Tailed Spider - Focus Stacked

I was trying focus stack using android app from my Nexus 7 Tablet. There are several camera controlling software in the Android play store. DSLR Camera Pro, Helicon Remote, DSLR Remote, DSLR Remote Controller, DSLR Controller, DslrDashboard are few such apps. DSLR Controller and DslrDashboard are my favorite in this list. To be able to … Read more

Glow Art

Glow Art - Mokshagundam Vishveshwariah

Much like a magician, conjuring up images of wonder out of seemingly empty space, Artist Vinay Hegde brought forth intricate portraits, themes and images using nothing more than a humble flashlight on a light sensitive screen, in the midst of a dark hall, during a show on glow art held at Alva’s on the 12th … Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Canon Macro Lens

Hersilia Species shot using Olympus OM-D E-M5 with Canon Macro Lens

That day I wanted to capture spiders. I have plenty of Hersilia spiders on my garage wall. These are also known as Two-Tailed Spider or or Long-spinnered Bark Spider. You can check my earlier blog on these Two-Tailed Spiders here. I wanted to capture them with my new Olympus OM-D EM-5. I recently bought an … Read more



It was raining heavily. Our idea of photographing butterflies at the Sammilan Shetty Butterfly Park which opened that day was not going to be fulfilled. So four of us me, Ajith Kamath, Karthik Bhat & Shiva Shankar planned to go to Kudremukh National Park. A friend of mine had informed us that the purple flowers … Read more