Recently I upgraded to Samsung S8+ cellphone, primarily because my old phone was kind of dying out. I would have waited for S9+ if my old phone was slightly more healthier than it was. However though, not to underestimate the features and capability of S8+. The quality of the camera it has is pretty amazing. It has a 12-megapixel “Dual Pixel” rear-facing camera with a f/1.7 lens, and a new image sensor. The default app… Read More

I’ve been living in the San Francisco Bay area for a few years now. And every time I am driving over the Dumbarton Bridge over to Fremont or Union City, I notice this red hut on right hand side in Don Edward Wildlife Refuge. This hut look really intriguing as its in the middle of the park and Inevitably always see it when I am on that road. I’ve been wanting to… Read More

How to shoot the Milky Way ..

To keep it simple the trick is to keep a long exposure. But that would work in low-light conditions so adjust the shutter accordingly. You cannot predict when the next lightning will strike and its so quick that you can’t keep your hand on the shutter and coincide your click with it. But what happens with the long exposure (10-30 sec or even in bulb mode) is that the shutter is open… Read More

My Ideal choice for  landscape photograph is a wide angle lens like a Sigma 10-20mm or may be even a Nikor 18-50mm. However there is no hard and fast rule that you need to use such lenses all the time for the landscape shots. Sometimes you need to look further, probably because the colors in the sky are changing fast and you can’t run to a good spot fast enough. May be… Read More