Star Ferry

•July 16, 2010 • Leave a Comment

The legendary Star Ferry operating in the Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong since 1888. The fleet of 12 ferries carry over 70,000 passengers every day. This is “Celestial Star” – built in 1956, the oldest vessel in the fleet currently.

Star Ferry

Camera: Canon EOS 400D Digital

Lens: Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC Macro

ISO Speed: ISO 400

Focal length: 44 mm

Aperture: f/4

Exposure: 1/500 seconds

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Hong Kong skyline at night

•July 16, 2010 • Leave a Comment

The famous Hong Kong skyline at night – photographed from “The Avenue of Stars” promenade at Tsim Sha Tsui.

HKG skyline

Camera: Canon EOS 400D Digital

Lens: Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC Macro

ISO Speed: ISO 400

Focal length: 33 mm

Aperture: f/3.5

Exposure: 1/2 seconds

Bye Bye Jumbos!

•October 19, 2009 • Leave a Comment

After serving proudly as the ambassador for India for nearly two decades, the Air India Boeing 747-400s a.k.a. Jumbo Jets are being phased out by the end of this month. Here is a photo that I clicked in May last year. This sight will never be seen again….Sigh!

Air India 747-400

Air India 747-400 © Vivek Manvi

Camera: Canon EOS 400D Digital

Lens: Canon EF 28-105mm F/3.5-4.5 II USM

ISO Speed: ISO 200

Focal length: 100 mm

F-stop: f/9

Exposure: 1/400 seconds

Back after a long hiatus

•October 19, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Hey Guys, I am back here after a long hiatus. Lots of developments on the work and home front meant that I had hardly any time for updating this blog. Hopefully, I can update it regularly from now on!

Enjoying his cuppa!

•May 20, 2008 • Leave a Comment

A refreshing cup of chai is all you need!

Camera: Canon EOS 400D Digital

Lens: Canon EF-S 55-250mm F/4 IS

ISO Speed: ISO 400

Focal length: 250mm

F-stop: f/5.6

Exposure: 1/60seconds

The Golden Orb Sets!

•May 18, 2008 • 1 Comment

Sunset – as seen from my office 🙂

Camera: Canon EOS 400D Digital

Lens: Canon 70-200mm F/4L

ISO Speed: ISO 400

Focal length: 200mm

F-stop: f/5.6

Exposure: 1/400seconds

Nuclear Blast over the Arabian Sea??

•May 18, 2008 • 1 Comment

Mushroom cloud from a nuclear blast?? Naah…Its just the sun playing hide & seek with the clouds 😉

Camera: Canon EOS 400D Digital

Lens: Canon 70-200mm F/4L

ISO Speed: ISO 400

Focal length: 70mm

F-stop: f/9

Exposure: 1/320seconds