Holding Pattern

Ever been inside an aircraft going round and round an airport waiting to land? Looks like this little bee is waiting for the bumblebee to clear off from the flower before it can land. A serendipitous shot proving that if you keep clicking long enough you’re bound to land on the perfect shot sooner rather…

The Roman Theatre of Merida

The Roman theatre of Merida was built during the reign of Augustus. There is an inscription in the theatre which reads M. Agrippa L.F. cos III. trib. pot. III Roughly meaning that Marcus Agrippa, Son of Lucius, three times consul, in the third year of his tribunician powers (built this). With this information, historians have…

5 reasons why you should visit the historical town of Merida, Spain

Merida is a town located in South Western Spain (not too far away from Portugal) and is the capital of the territory that is called Extremadura. Merida is not on the must visit tourist list in Spain. This makes me feel both happy and sad. Happy because there are fewer crowds and sad because Merida…

Black & White or Colour- Which do you prefer?

Given that flowers are one of my favourite subjects for photography, I never miss out on a chance to snap lots of photos whenever I find myself in gardens (my home only has a cactus). When I looked at this image for the first time I thought it would look really nice as a black…

Holy Macro-roni

As part of kitting out my new Olympus EM5 Mark II, I had purchased a couple of new m zuiko lenses. One of them was the m Zuiko f2.8 60mm macro lens. My original EM5 kit lens- the 12-50mm f.5/6.3- could already take nice macros but somehow I felt I needed to get a dedicated…

Mountains

The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir I must confess it’s painful to write this just after coming back from the mountains. The photograph shows the Stok range of mountains as viewed from Leh, Ladakh during sunrise.