Shooting Snow Partridges

The alarm went off, it was 3:50 AM. It was January, and at Chopta the temperatures were way beyond freezing. The Quilt was warm and comforting and, I simply did not want to come out. Coming out would mean trekking 4 kilometers in temperatures dropping 15 to 20 degrees below freezing. Fast forward to 15 […]

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Bird list- Trijuginarayan

TrijugiNarayan- Bird Checklist (Dec 2017)

Below is the checklist of the birds, i was able to see/hear in the 2 days that i stayed in Trijuginarayan. Himalayan Bulbul Black Bulbul Red-vented Bulbul Blue Whistling thrush Himalayan Bluetail Common Sparrow Russet Sparrow Slaty-headed Parakeets Kalij Pheasants Golden Bush Robin Streaked Laughingthrush Variegated Laughingthrush Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Common Myna Jungle Crow Red-billed Blue […]

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Nuthatch- The beautiful one!!

Today’s story describes about me shooting this beautiful Chestnut bellied Nuthatch Article 28 of “Story of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7D Mark2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/800 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 2000 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering. Isn’t it an amazing feeling, when you plan something and it happens better then you […]

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Image of the day-Blog 22- Shooting a Bearded Vulture in Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Bearded Vulture at Chaukori

Today’s “Image of the day” describes my experience about shooting a Bearded Vulture at Chaukori Article 22 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 550D Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/240 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   Remember my camera screen which I describe in Blog 19. […]

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Image of the day-Blog 20- Shooting Lightning strike in Pauri in Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Pauri Lightning Strike

Today’s “Image of the day” is from Pauri Article 20 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 550D Lens: Canon 18-55 EFS Lens @18mm Shutter speed: 1/6 Sec f-stop: f/4 ISO: 400 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   This year the monsoons are early, or should I say the rain which was supposed to […]

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Image of the day-Blog 19- Shooting a Common Buzzard in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Common Buzzard

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Common Buzzard Article 19 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 550D Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/250 f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   My bladders were bursting and I had to pee that instant. I remember that day as […]

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Image of the day-Blog 18- Shooting a Crested Kingfisher in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Crested Kingfisher

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Crested Kingfisher Article 18 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7D M2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/800 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 2000 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   I was previously a Group leader with a photography group and have lead several […]

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Image of the day-Blog 16- Shooting a Asian Barred Owlet in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Asian Barred Owlet

  Today’s “Image of the day” is of an Asian Barred Owlet Article 17 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 550D Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/60 f-stop: f/7.1 ISO: 200 Aperture Priority Spot Metering.   The love that one receives from simple people is so different from the one […]

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Green tailed Sunbird

Image of the day- Green Tailed Sunbird

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Green tailed Sunbird Article 4 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/1250 Sec F-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering. It’s extremely annoying when you see a bird this beautiful every day for more than 3 months […]

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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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