Street Photography Series with Ricoh GR -Part 2

I love to walk about and shoot photographs in Chandni Chowk, New Delhi. Everywhere you point the camera here, it is a photo opportunity. And with the ever  dependable Ricoh GR, you can be inconspicuous and ready to shoot at each and every moment. I did an earlier post of Street photographs with the Ricoh…

Nagaland with a Fuji XT-2

I finally took the plunge into the world of large sensor MIRRORLESS and bought a Fujifilm XT-2 with 2 lenses. My beloved Nikon D-800 had to go to make way for the Fuji. But I am not over with NIKON yet as I am closely watching what NIKON comes up with in their 100th anniversary…

Street Photography with Ricoh GR

I do not think that I would have been able to take any of these photographs in this post had I some other camera in my hand, however the camera might be loaded with features and resolutions. Or any of the smart phone cameras which I find not to be so smart after all. The…

An Afternoon with a Pied Kingfisher and Nikon 1 Gear

The Equipment. A Nikon 1 V2 camera and a Nikon 1 VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 Lens giving an equivalent focal length range of 189-810mm. An small mirrorless camera with a 1 inch sensor but with one of the best Auto-focus and subject tracking capabilities available out there. The Subject. A Pied Kingfisher (Scientific name: Ceryle rudis). Looking Hungry…

The amazing image quality of the Sigma DP2M

The Sigma DP2 Merrill is a tough brick of a camera with a fixed 45 mm lens(35mm Film equivalent) and in its heart has a Foveon Sensor of 16 Mega-pixel resolution. The camera is very simple. ISO 800 is the maximum you can use unless your output is monochrome and in that case you can do…

Tulips with the Ricoh GR

Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden is situated at the foothills of Zabarwan Range and overlooking the iconic Dal Lake in Srinagar, India. Opened in 2007, it is encircled by Nishat Bagh and Chatham Shahi Garden from three sides. Adorned by 70 varieties of tulips, the garden is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Srinagar….

Ricoh GR Black and White Series – Dubai

Ricoh GR, f/5.0, 1/125s, ISO 160, Aperture Priority Since my purchase of the Ricoh GR camera in India in 2013, this has become my most carried camera. Along with the Nikon Coolpix A, The Ricoh GR is probably the only large sensor fully pocketable camera available till date. In fact, it was a tough decision…

Fuji X-10

Fuji X10 or FUJIFILM FinePix X10 is a rangefinder style digital camera with a price tag of Indian Rupees 37,000.00. The price should come down soon as the new/updated Fuji X20 is already available. So why am I not writing about the X20 instead ? Simply because I do not know the Fuji X20 although I…