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Unidentified Flying/Crashing Object

// February 23rd, 2014 // 12 Comments » // Photography

Took this picture at 6:39 AM – no idea what it was (meteor?), but it looked pretty spectacular through binoculars. It was visible for a good ten minutes before the Sun got too bright.

Update: I’ve uploaded the original pictures with exif data, including a zoomed-out version for perspective. 23-29 in the series are almost identical shots.

GPS coordinates, if it helps: 12.981133, 80.259994

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HDR pics from Dubai

// December 10th, 2010 // 9 Comments » // Photography

Got some decent touristy shots over the last few days, this is the first set. Cant wait for the Dubai IndiBlogger Meet today!

Another HDR at my favourite spot

// April 17th, 2010 // 17 Comments » // Uncategorized

HDR at the farm, Nagercoil

This has always been my favourite spot to get good HDRs – at the farm in Nagercoil. Good skies and great lighting. I’m certain I’ve not topped my first HDR shot here, but I quite like this nevertheless!

Another Kingfisher Blogger Meet at Bangalore

// February 13th, 2010 // 6 Comments » // Uncategorized

The last time we had a Kingfisher IndiBlogger Meet was when Iron Maiden came down to Bangalore. The theme of course, was Heavy Metal and it was held at Stones Pub at Indira Nagar. We pretty much owned the place, with around 40 bloggers belting out Maiden numbers and downing the beers like there was no tomorrow.

This time we’re going to try something different – a regular IndiBlogger meet, with the usual blogging agenda + the Kingfisher beer. I foresee 3 hours of utter chaos. :-)

The response for this blogger meet has been one of the highest, all 100 seats were taken up the same day of the announcement. Thanks to our venue sponsor Kyra, we got more seats – looks like this is going to be the biggest & loudest IndiBlogger meet yet!

Kingfisher IndiBlogger Bangalore Blogger Meet >

Vote and help put 40,000 Indian kids in school for a year

// January 17th, 2010 // 9 Comments » // Uncategorized

One of India’s most trusted and credible NGOs, GiveIndia is taking part in a competition on Facebook to win a US$1 million grant. The winner will be the NGO that gets the highest number of votes from Facebook users. The prize of $1 million will help put or keep 40,000 children across India in school for one year.

I guess I finally found a use for all those friends on Facebook. :-)

GiveIndia

What’s really sad at this point is despite our population, we are in the 65th position. Hopefully bloggers can make a difference. Do vote and spread the word:

http://apps.facebook.com/chasecommunitygiving/charities/338730

Windmill shot from the Kanyakumari Express

// January 14th, 2010 // 33 Comments » // Photography

Windmill

Standing at the door of a moving train, one leg braced against the doorframe, the other on the steps, camera strap choking my neck. What surprised me about this picture was that I wasn’t even looking in the viewfinder. I was more concerned about keeping my head from being knocked off by an electricity pole!

The Fallen

// January 9th, 2010 // 3 Comments » // Uncategorized

Credits go to the herd of elephants which trampled through our farm recently. This is the underside of an uprooted coconut tree.

Meet Shocky, my Siamese Fighter

// January 9th, 2010 // 4 Comments » // Photography

Siamese Fighter

Update: R.I.P Shocky. We tripped.