Review: Sigma 150-500mm HSM OS

Animals and birds are fairly sensitive species and quite susceptible to being alarmed by a human presence. Photographing wildlife would not only require the photographer to be cognizant of the behavior of such subjects, but would also entail a safe-enough distance that would cause no alarm to them. In technical terms, the latter translates to [...]

By | February 15th, 2011|Animals, Birds, Gear, Review, Wildlife|0 Comments

Butterfly Eye-to-Eye

Of late I've developed an interest in insects. Considering how scared I was not many years ago, it seems a bit of a surprise for myself as my face suddenly brightens the moment I see an insect in my vicinity. And all the more if I have my camera at reaching distance. Macro photography is [...]

By | February 15th, 2011|Macro, Wildlife|0 Comments


In a country where women's rights is a thing to be reserved by legislation rather than a fundamental one, the figure of the proverbial Bharathiya Naari stands out to this post-mod day as a shining beacon of Indian culture. So here's to the Bharathiya Naari - an epitome of Indian tradition, a deep red bindhi [...]

By | February 15th, 2011|People|1 Comment

Silhouetted Seagull

There are moments as these when taking a photograph is just a you-get-it-or-you-lose-it affair. Especially when the subject of your photo is a bird, and all the more when you try to silhouette the bird while it flew at an angle just beside the setting sun. I spent the Christmas holidays on the West coast. [...]

By | February 15th, 2011|Birds, Travel, Wildlife|0 Comments

Corpus Christi Night Lights

My first obsession with the small quaint city of Corpus Christi was when I watched the Jennifer Lopez starrer – Selena, the biographical movie about the life and career of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez. Selena was a Tejano, Grammy Award winning young music sensation whose promising career came to an abrupt end when she was murdered by [...]

By | February 12th, 2011|Postcard, Travel|0 Comments

Seagull in Flight

Although not as simple as it sounds, photography is all about being at the right time, at the right place and a steady hand. This photograph of a flying Seagull showed me how hard that could be.

By | February 12th, 2011|Birds, Wildlife|1 Comment

Indian Idol – Live in Concert

Hyderabad played host to local boy and the Indian Idol 5 winner Sreerama Chandra Mynampati (more popularly known as Sreeram Chandra), runner up Bhumi Trivedi and finalist Swaroop Khan in a live concert - first time in Hyderabad after Sreeram was named the Indian Idol 5 on August 15 this year. Indian Idol is an [...]

By | February 12th, 2011|Events, Postcard, Travel|0 Comments