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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Verditer Flycatchers in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Verditer Flycatcher

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Verditer Flycatcher. Article 6 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/320 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 3200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   Summer is here and so are the migrants. I nowadays, see a lot of Ashy Drongos, Verditer […]

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Image of the Day- Blog 4- Shooting a Barking Deer in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

Image of the day- Barking Deer

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Barking Deer Article 5 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF Camera:Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/60 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 3200 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   I am lucky to have such pristine forests all around me. I wake up every morning to […]

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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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Scarlet Finch

Image of the day- Scarlet Finch

Image of the day- Blog 1 Starting today, in this 5 article per week series, I intend to share one image per day and a small story behind the image along with the EXIF. Today’s Image of the day is of a Scarlet Finch. EXIF: Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/500 Sec […]

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Srinagar, Deoria taal,Chopta Birding Tour

Srinagar, Deoria taal,Chopta Birding Tour- Feb 2017

A small secluded Village nestled calmly in the remote Himalayas of Uttarakhand (Near Srinagar).  A Place though known very well to nature lovers, very rarely do birders come here. This place offers stunning vistas of the Himalayas and is teething with plethora of Himalayan birds. Deoria Taal is an untarnished, angelic emerald lake tucked deep […]

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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 Landscape Images 2016

My Most Memorable Landscape Images 2016- A Blog

“My Most Memorable Landscape Images 2016 “ Today I want to share a little secret with you. If some of you do find my images to be good and want to know how I am able to come up with images, I will tell you exactly how. No this has nothing, I repeat nothing to […]

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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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Koklass Pheasant

Nature Photography Tips and Techniques-Shooting a Koklass

Blog 11 of “Nature Photography- Tips and Techniques” series. Today’s blog is titled “Shooting the Koklass” Please do check out the previous blog in the series titled “Composing a Landscape” Note: This blog contains affiliate links to Amazon, India Camera settings Camera: Canon 7D Mark II Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Aperture: f/5.6 Shutter Speed: 1/200 […]

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