Sunday, May 07, 2006

Pristine Bangalore - part 3

Plain Tiger
(Canon S2IS - f/4.5 at 1/1600 s , 919 mm focal length)

Egret
(Canon S2IS - f/7.0 at 1/800 s , 1413 mm focal length)

Crimson Darter Dragonfly(Crocothemis servilia servilia)
(Canon S2IS - f/4.5 at 1/200 s , 735 mm focal length)

Brahmini Kite
(Canon S2IS - f/8.0 at 1/640 s , 1149 mm focal length)

Woolly Bear Caterpillar
(Canon S2IS - f/6.0 at 1/200 s , 1815 mm focal length)

Egret
(Canon S2IS - f/7.0 at 1/800 s , 72 mm focal length)


Plain Tiger
(Canon S2IS - f/3.5 at 1/500 s , 1149 mm focal length)

35 comments:

  1. Wow, a great collection of photos! I love the colors of the butterfly shots!

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  2. you really really rock! I loove these snaps! only disappointed i was not there while shooting them :-(

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  3. I really liked the Woolly bear Caterpillar and the Brahmini Kite! Were these shot recently?

    In delhi the heat is souring, but it looks like Bangalorians are having a pleasant time :)

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  4. @gaurav :
    yes these were shot this weekend..these early morning pics can be deceptive! Bangalore is roasting too :)

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  5. Brahmini Kite & Monarch Butterfly are excellent. Awesome !!!

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  6. I think i will soon be running out of adjectives to describe ur photographs... :)
    The Butterflies were too good. It looks marvelous and striking. The snaps show the ardor in which u shoot them!!! Carry on...

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  7. Marvellous spread...The Woolly Bear Caterpillar seemed to be out of some National Geography picture gallery...I adore the butterflies...:)

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  8. Wonderful macro shots. I like the insects the best, not everyone can catch them and make the pictures that clear. Well done. I hope you don't mind I was thinking of taking this last shot of a buterfly and printing it on a T shirt, it's very colourful and pretty.

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  9. gret fotos dude,howcome this time u dint go for the sex determination of these creatutes;-)
    or have u done it???

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  10. good ones, great !

    i tried clicking some birdy shots here.
    but yeh birds bohut bhava khate hain, sachhi. pose bhi nahi karte hain,

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  11. @merili : please go ahead...if u want to take a print, gimme yr mail id and i shall mail you the pic in its original size...i think blogger compresses these photos when i upload them here .

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  12. hey goop. nice pics. but I dont think the butters are monarch. supposedely they dont happen in india. in any case... these are not the monarch since it not have stripes but just some blotches of black. more likely is a plain tiger

    http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Vines/2382/nymphalidae/danainae/ptiger.htm

    http://www.guypadfield.com/plaintiger.html

    it is it is....

    --
    kuku

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  13. @kuku..
    so the debate continues...even maka was telling me monarch's were found only in South America.
    However check this link
    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/butterfly/species/Monarch.shtml
    i based my assumption based on this..
    i might be wrong!

    -noop

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  14. I guess i was wrong. The monarch does not have the four spots on the hind wing. otherwise it looks extremely similar.
    However one small correction. Monarchs are found in nearly all tropical and sub tropical regions including South Asia. I dont know if someone has spotted them in India though

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  15. These are very nice shots, did you find the bird in the wild?

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  16. lovely lovely
    i loved the first pic

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  17. @wolf :
    Yes and no.. these were taken by the side of Hebbal lake in Bangalore. It is pretty much untouched by man so the flora and fauna have their own little den there.

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  18. amazing series...nice closed up shots wt wonderful mixed of colors:-)

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  19. Not only are the pictures amazing but your interest and knowledge of the various species is amazing as well
    =)

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  20. Wonderful series of photos!

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  21. Agree with every comment!!!! its too good :)..
    -kori

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  22. beautiful collection of pictures. equally fascinating backgrounds u provide.

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  23. Great work; excellent color reproduction. Cheers, Brent

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  24. hey, nice pics here dude.. espcially liked the last one of d butterfly.. :) keep up d good work!

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  25. @aparna
    thanks for yr nice words...where do u store yr pics?

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  26. Very nice snaps you got here! Cant comment on every post - so here are the snaps i like : The motion blur pictures are very cool, the doves in flight, the backlit heron, the roses in a bunch and the plain tiger.
    My only complaint is that most of these snaps are a little too saturated. It looks pleasing, but it doesnt look too natural.
    Otherwise, a wonderful job. Keep 'em coming!

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  27. nice shots you have here. :) take care

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  28. @anirudh
    thanks .. i realised the red was getting too saturated... the vivid setting on the S2 really does its job :)..will try and de-saturate next time

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  29. It is superb.When did u become a photographer. Woolly Bear Caterpillar is the best.Continue ur
    good work.
    Karthik

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  30. It is a great suprise to see such beautiful photograph taken care with determination & dedication.Keep up ur good work.
    C.B PRIYA.(chennai)

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  31. I have to say more: beautiful detail. It's very difficult to take captures on par with these. Nature photography is very difficult and your images are quite amazing. Kind regards, Brent

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  32. Ok . Lets get dis straight. I guess i can go on and on praising u.
    BTW. Which part of d earth do you live on? I mean ive never seen such a paradise.!!! I have seen all such stuff in my school days.It got back all those moments wen i would observe birds n insects.
    Once again Amazing pics :)

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  33. @ajay:
    Bangalore is an amazing place to live in!

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  34. Who knows where to download XRumer 5.0 Palladium?
    Help, please. All recommend this program to effectively advertise on the Internet, this is the best program!

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