Firefly Larva

Firefly Larva

I found this beautiful firefly larva on the doorway of my house. Fireflies are found on every continent except Antarctica. Fireflies, also commonly called lightning bugs, use their bioluminescent abdomens to attract mates. The pattern of flashes is unique to each species, as is the colour of their glow. I captured this firefly larva using … Read more Firefly Larva

Brief Review of Two 7artisans Lenses

7Artisans lenses 50mm f/1.1

Two weeks back I received two 7Artisans lenses an Leica M mount 50mm f/1.1 and a 35mm F/2.0 lens in Sony full frame E mount from Videolinks who are distributors of this lens in India. These two are very unusual manual lenses made by 7artisans who created this company making lenses for mirrorless. They have … Read more Brief Review of Two 7artisans Lenses

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 7

Plaça d'Espanya Panorama

Returning from our trip to Montserrat, which I had covered in my last blog we reached Plaça d’Espanya. Plaça d’Espanya is one of Barcelona’s most important squares, built on the occasion of the 1929 International Exhibition, held at the foot of Montjuïc, in the Sants-Montjuïc district. One of the city’s biggest squares, it is the … Read more Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 7

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 6

Montserrat Mountains

Our last day at Barcelona trip, we wanted to visit Montserrat. Montserrat is a mountain top monastery in Catalonia, Spain. Situated atop an unusual rock mountain, it is very popular among Catalans, and Catholic pilgrims come from far and wide to see the Black Madonna. At 1236 meters above the valley floor, Montserrat is the … Read more Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 6

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 5

Sagrada Família

The third-day in Barcelona was covered in my last blog. During the afternoon we headed out to visit Gaudí’s greatest creation – Sagrada Família. Online Ticket was tough to get as it was being Sunday, there was quite a rush of tourists. So around 6 PM local time we could get into the church. We … Read more Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 5

Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 4

Monument a Colom

Our third day at Barcelona was a Sunday. On Sunday Barcelona markets & most shops are more or less closed except few tourist shops along with few bakeries and pastry shops. On searching for information, we found Maremàgnum mall and some flea markets are open on that day. So we planned to visit Columbus Monument, … Read more Abode of Gaudi – Barcelona Part 4

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