My Year 2017-Five Stories

“My Year 2017 in five Stories” It’s January 2018 and as I sun bathe on this cold winter day, i am reminded of my various experiences (both warm and cold) of the year 2017. I did not travel as much as I would have liked to the previous year. But travel I did, and these […]

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Image of the day-Blog 15- Shooting in Heaven in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Heaven

Today’s “Image of the day” is from Heaven Article 15 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 550D Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L @24mm Shutter speed: 1/10 Sec f-stop: f/7.1 ISO: 100 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   How would you react, if someday you slept in your bed and woke up in […]

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Image of the Day- Blog 2 Shooting Chandrashila and Tungnath in the Himalayas of India

Image of the day- Chandrashila

Today’s “Image of the day” is of of Chandrashila and Tungnath Article 12 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/500 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 100 External flash used Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   Tungnath and Chandrashila is one of my favourite places to visit in […]

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Image of the day- Golden Kartikswami

Today’s “Image of the day” is of Golden peaks of Kartikswami Article 8 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon 50mm f/1.8 Shutter speed: 1/25 Sec f-stop: f/8 ISO: 100 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   Kartikswami temple, dedicated to lord Kartikey (Son of Lord Shiva), is extremely close my heart. I […]

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Image of the day- Panar Bugyal

Today’s Image of the day is from Panar Bugyal Article 2 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon EFS 10-18mm @10mm Shutter speed: 1/30 Sec F-stop: f/9 ISO: 200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering. Sunrises and sunsets above treeline in the Himalayas are always extremely special, no matter what time of the […]

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NPTAT (Blog 13)- Get Uncomfortable

Today’s blog is titled “Get Uncomfortable” Blog 13 of “Nature Photography- Tips and Techniques” series. Please do check out the previous blog in the series titled “Golden Light equals Magic” Camera settings Camera: Canon 7D Mark II Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Aperture: f/6.3 Shutter Speed: 1/640 Sec (First Shot), 1/500 Sec (Second Shot) ISO: 2500 […]

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Grey-hooded Warbler

5 Reasons to love the Canon 400mm f/5.6L

I am using my Canon 400mm f/5.6L Prime lens for more than 2 years now, almost on a daily basis. It’s a gem of a lens and has become my go-to lens not only for shooting birds, but also for shooting beautiful, intimate landscape of the mighty Himalayas. Today I list out 5 reasons, why […]

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Most Memorable Wildlife Images 2016

“My most memorable Wildlife Images 2016” “Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve, they are the cathedrals where I practice my religion.” (Anatoli Boukreev) This the simplest quote I could find out there, which summarizes all that I feel for the Himalayas. Himalayas for me are the living gods, and every experience […]

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Nature Photography Tips and Techniques- Composing a Landscape

Blog 10 of “Nature Photography- Tips and Techniques” series. Today’s blog is titled “Composing a Landscape” Please do check out the previous blog in the series titled “Catch Light” Note: This blog contains affiliate links to Amazon, India Camera settings Camera: Canon 7D Mark II Lens: Canon 10-18mm Aperture: f/6.3 Shutter Speed: 1/13Sec (First Shot), […]

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Nature Photography Tips and Techniques- Depth of Field

Blog 7 of “Nature Photography- Tips and Techniques” series. Today’s blog is titled “Playing with depth of field” Please do check out the previous blog in the series Titled “Changing Perspectives” Please do note that these are my personal observations and not necessarily the only way in the world to make better Images. I am sure there must […]

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