Music top 100 #96

Los del Rio – Macarena Once or twice a week, I will be posting songs counting down from #100 to #1. This is not meant to be a rating. It’s just a list of songs that have personal memories associated with them. The final 20 songs will be my favorites of all time. This song…

Portraits of a desert 2014, Part – I

“Grandam” It was lovely to visit her and watch her play with her grand kids. I am a professor of photography. I have filmed an entire workshop that I teach, titled Master Your DSLR Camera F.A.S.T. that teaches you how to set your camera in the manual-mode depending on the subject and lighting conditions that you’re…

Wildlife in the Thar Desert – Part II

This peacock is mammoth! Must be 12-15 feet in width! It’s the emperor of peacocks, you can tell because it dwells in this bush near a watering hole… prime real estate in peacock country! Peacocks open their feathers to attract mates. This happens only during the monsoon months. I was at the right place at…

Wildlife in the Thar Desert – Part I

They say that it’s important to know your animals before you photograph them. I didn’t! And when I got there, I found that gazelles run for their life as soon as they think that a human being is taking some interest in them. The majority of these gazelles live in India and their existence is constantly…