Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Macro Photography.

Close-up shot of an abandoned damp wooden stick.
This photo is taken during trek to “Kumar Parvatha” in the western ghats of Karnataka, India.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Bike.

I own “Hercules” bike. I had used it to commute to my office when it was closer to my home; since office shifted bike stood stand still in one corner of my house. I plan to revive my cycling once again, its time to feel cool morning breeze blowing through hairs again; experience the nostalgic smell of the soil after rains; thrill to ride the bike again. After all this is where I learned “how to drive”.

When my new digital camera (canon S5IS) came, I was eager to learn all photography tricks. I came across this trick called HDR photography and exposure blending which is possible with the help from digital camera. This was my first attempt on it.

For more info on HDR photography: http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/high-dynamic-range.htm

Image hosted at my flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/piyushs/4365076679/

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Save Tigers

 

Our national animal is fighting for its life.

From around 40,000 at the turn of the last century, there are just 1411 tigers left in India.

If we don’t act now, we could lose this part of our heritage forever.

Aren’t tigers the majestic, powerful, gracious and brave and bold creatures? They are the “symbol of power”, perhaps that is the reason why killing a tiger was considered royal sport.

 

 

 

Links: http://projecttiger.nic.in/ (Project Tiger, Govt. Of India)

http://www.saveourtigers.com/index.php (Save Our Tigers)

 

For more information refer to : http://www.saveourtigers.com/WhatCanDo.php

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Bramhagiri.

This picture is taken somewhere on the way to Bramhagiri, a famous trekking destination in Western Ghats of Karnataka.

I love the way this lone standing tree appears in midst of paddy fields.

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