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Forum: Karnataka Jun 3rd, 2010, 18:13
Replies: 2
Views: 1,422
Posted By Fotuman
Gokarna this weekend; good idea?

Would it be a good idea to head to Gokarna over the weekend? Just wondering if the rains (its been raining on and off in Bangalore since a few weeks, make trekking from one beach to the other...
Forum: Karnataka Apr 13th, 2009, 11:35
Replies: 5
Views: 2,540
Posted By Fotuman
While I am unable to access the site, low prices...

While I am unable to access the site, low prices could be a function of it being a budget tour- non a/c buses and budget hotels (twin occupancy). Also, many such packages do not include meals and...
Forum: Karnataka Feb 26th, 2009, 13:41
Replies: 8
Views: 5,899
Posted By Fotuman
When I was in Hampi in Nov 08, a boatman demanded...

When I was in Hampi in Nov 08, a boatman demanded 150 bucks to take me to the other side, and 200 bucks for the return journey :(
Forum: Spirituality and Religion in India Jan 7th, 2008, 16:01
Replies: 40
Views: 12,227
Posted By Fotuman
Its just incense (did i spell that right?) or...

Its just incense (did i spell that right?) or aggarbatti.

Small stout "sticks". Burn it on one end, and blow the flames out, so that it glows (like a cigratte)... it can get hot so keep it on the...
Forum: Photography Dec 28th, 2007, 00:58
Replies: 7
Views: 2,170
Posted By Fotuman
What I have read in the past is that film can...

What I have read in the past is that film can withstand the handbaggage scanner, but not the checked-in luggage scanner. Maybe they have different intensities...
Forum: Photography Dec 28th, 2007, 00:48
Replies: 297
Views: 44,715
Posted By Fotuman
Also, in addition to adding a watermark, one...

Also, in addition to adding a watermark, one should preferably restrict the image size to no more than 500 pixels on the longerside and have lower dpi's- arnd 50- 60
Forum: Humour - It Only Happens in India Oct 15th, 2007, 00:03
Replies: 23
Views: 8,813
Posted By Fotuman
Shashank, the one that i am mentioning was...

Shashank, the one that i am mentioning was probably of concrete- with no doors... just an attraction among the usual slides and stuff in a childrens park.
Forum: Humour - It Only Happens in India Oct 15th, 2007, 00:01
Replies: 8
Views: 3,095
Posted By Fotuman
:laugh: No photograhs here, but arnd three...

:laugh:

No photograhs here, but arnd three years back when i visited the mysore zoo, there was this sign on the tiger enclosure that read-

Survivors will be prosecuted


Cheers
Ajay
Forum: Humour - It Only Happens in India Oct 14th, 2007, 23:55
Replies: 23
Views: 8,813
Posted By Fotuman
Many many years ago, much before this cheap...

Many many years ago, much before this cheap airlines thingie, when air travel was expensive, as kids we used to go, at times (whenever I visited my grandpa who used to stay nearby), to a park in Juhu...
Forum: Photography Oct 14th, 2007, 23:32
Replies: 74
Views: 5,644
Posted By Fotuman
Rahul, Incase you are planning to stick to a APS...

Rahul, Incase you are planning to stick to a APS size sensor for some time, you could look at the sigma 10-20mm. Works well on 1.5/ 1.6 crop sensors. Retails at arnd 450- 500 USD if i remember...
Forum: Off the Beaten Trail in India Sep 17th, 2007, 19:09
Replies: 32
Views: 13,256
Posted By Fotuman
They might get crowded arnd Dec- Feb and esp on...

They might get crowded arnd Dec- Feb and esp on weekends and hindu religious days (lots of pilgrims for the temples in the town who then decide to visit the beaches also)
Forum: Photography Aug 14th, 2007, 18:05
Replies: 65
Views: 7,828
Posted By Fotuman
Hey Rahul, My bad- didnt realise it was 18-...

Hey Rahul,

My bad- didnt realise it was 18- 135mm. :)

Ya the canon kit lens aint that good- tho i have no complaints- a pic I took with that kit lens actually got sold by my stock agency.
...
Forum: Photography Aug 14th, 2007, 12:25
Replies: 65
Views: 7,828
Posted By Fotuman
Rahul, Not sure abt your reaction to my...

Rahul,

Not sure abt your reaction to my first point. I said that canon prices its pdts more aggresively as compared to nikon. I am actually saying that canon has a price advantage over nikon.
...
Forum: Photography Aug 13th, 2007, 17:30
Replies: 65
Views: 7,828
Posted By Fotuman
Both Canon and Nikon are good. While Nikon...

Both Canon and Nikon are good.

While Nikon has better ergonomics- esp a bigger and brighter viewfinder than the canon,

Canon scores over Nikon in the following:
1) aggresive pricing which has...
Forum: Photography Jun 28th, 2007, 23:55
Replies: 9
Views: 1,375
Posted By Fotuman
Lovely pic

Lovely pic
Forum: Scams and Annoyances in India Jun 21st, 2007, 20:48
Replies: 14
Views: 1,972
Posted By Fotuman
Now a days in Bangalore in the local markets...

Now a days in Bangalore in the local markets (seeing this for a year or so) you will find people approaching you asking if you know some other language (Hindi/ Marathi) and then launching into a sob...
Forum: Photography Jun 21st, 2007, 17:20
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By Fotuman
It would have been great to have you here...

It would have been great to have you here...
Forum: Photography Jun 21st, 2007, 17:05
Replies: 10
Views: 1,433
Posted By Fotuman
Very nice capture :) Coincidently, I have...

Very nice capture :)

Coincidently, I have the same camera and lens make :)
I missed this, overcast skies and a mid-life crises to thank for...

Cheers
Forum: Photography Jun 14th, 2007, 21:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By Fotuman
Thanks aamchi. Thanks a ton for pointing out...

Thanks aamchi.

Thanks a ton for pointing out the contest to me. Will definitely participate.

Cheers
Forum: Photography Jun 6th, 2007, 18:11
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By Fotuman
Thanks Bhaswaran and Ronak. I need to upload one...

Thanks Bhaswaran and Ronak. I need to upload one of them in my flickr gallery. Will post both the links tomorrow.

Cheers
Ajay
Forum: Photography Jun 5th, 2007, 15:55
Replies: 7
Views: 1,645
Posted By Fotuman
My Photographs at an exhibition in Bangalore

I am pleased to inform you that two of my photographs would be on exhibit in the Bangalore Photography Club's annual exhibition called "Frames of Mind - 2007". A unique feature of this annual...
Forum: Photography May 28th, 2007, 16:24
Replies: 3
Views: 2,514
Posted By Fotuman
It's been over 3 yrs since i moved to bangalore...

It's been over 3 yrs since i moved to bangalore from mumbai, so i forgot the names of the shops :(

There is a shop called "camera center" (not sure), beneath Photographic Society of India's...
Forum: Karnataka May 28th, 2007, 13:48
Replies: 17
Views: 13,469
Posted By Fotuman
For an old overweight person like me, its still a...

For an old overweight person like me, its still a trek. ;)



Once when i was walking from kudle to om, as i was climbing up the stairs, a herd of cows with particularly long and sharp horns...
Forum: Karnataka May 25th, 2007, 10:01
Replies: 17
Views: 13,469
Posted By Fotuman
Sudheer, When you spent time there during...

Sudheer,

When you spent time there during the rains, did you trek to other beaches? Namely Half-moon. The narrow paths thru vegetation and that stretch across the cliff face might be dangerous in...
Forum: Karnataka May 24th, 2007, 17:26
Replies: 17
Views: 13,469
Posted By Fotuman
Chinmaye, Namaste cafe normally remains open...

Chinmaye,

Namaste cafe normally remains open thru out hte year. atleast thts what they told me once...

There is a post called "gokarna intnl on kudle beach" or something like that. I have...
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