Image of the day- Blue Whistling Thrush

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Blue Whistling Thrush Article 7 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7DM2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/250 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 2500 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering.   In the past few days, I have been able to locate two nests of Wedge-tailed […]

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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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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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Image of the day- Whiskered Yuhina

Today’s “Image of the day” is of a Whiskered Yuhina. Article 3 of “Image of the Day” Series. EXIF: Canon 550D Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 L Shutter speed: 1/60 Sec f-stop: f/5.6 ISO: 400 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering. I remember that cold, wet and dark evening as if it happened yesterday. We were shooting birds […]

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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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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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Kedarnath- The story of an Image

NPTAT (Blog 12)- Golden light equals Magic

Today’s blog is titled “Golden Light equals Magic” Blog 12 of “Nature Photography- Tips and Techniques” series. Please do check out the previous blog in the series titled “Shooting a Koklass” Camera settings Camera: Canon 7D Mark II Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Aperture: f/6.3 (First shot), f/8 (Second Shot) Shutter Speed: 1/2000 Sec (First Shot), […]

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