Author: Nilesh Gonsalves

Kaleidoscope – Goa

A trip to Goa with mates is a refreshing end to year(rather a refreshing beginning to a new year. Goa holds endless possibilities of exploration and photography. A photographic composition of my Goa road trip.   The Bascilica of Bom Jesus : No trip to Goa is considered complete without the visit to the church

SmartPhone Buyers Guide

For many amongst us, buying a smartphone requires extensive preparations right from building up the budgets to finalising the phone based on our requirements. But the process is not that easy. Well, saving enough for buying may not be difficult but finalising a phone becomes tedious, especially if you were not satisfied with your previous

Mucize(The Miracle) – A Turkish Delight

In my constant endeavour to watch good foreign language films, I have taken the support of subtitles to understand them, and I find myself comfortably placed to keep pace with the plot while carrying out the dual tasks of watching the movie and also reading the subs. The list of such movies may not be

Windows 10 – The First Impression

(Photo : Meilleur Mobile/Google Creative Commons) They say that the first impression is the last impression. I’ve been waiting for windows 10 ever since it was announced. Actually ever since it was announced that it would be free upgrade to windows 7 and windows 8 license holders. I had earlier joined the windows insider programme

Samsung J Series

Samsung has just launched their J series phones in India via e-commerce site, Flipkart. Samsung is promoting these phones as gaming phones with midrange capabilities. The same is confirmed by the hardware specifications as compared in detail below(source gsmarena.com)                                                   Samsung J7                                                   Samsung J5 Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA /

The First Few 100 Km

For your new vehicle, the Indian traditions dictate the ceremonial “nimbu-mirchi totka” comprising of one lemon and seven green chillies, strung together to form a hanging piece which is supposed to ward off evil. No new vehicle is moved without hanging this totka on to it. Though most of us believe and religiously follow these

Amazon Pickup

On the move? Pickup your order from our pickup store. That’s how Amazon introduces you to their new service. Except for the orange “amazon pickup” icon present on the delivery details selection page, nothing else announces this service being provided. Going by the help page it is clarified that if you opt for this service,

Entry Level Prime Lens Canon

I am just a child in this world of master photographers. Though it had been my desire to take up photography as a hobby since I was a boy, I had to make do with point an click cameras back then due to bad finances. But around this time last year I bought the Canon

Photography : May 2015

SERENE WATERFALL An artificial waterfall at Manama Garden(between Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani) Camera : Canon EOS 1200D + EF-S 18-55 mm IS II lens Shooting Mode : Manual Shutter speed : 0.8” Aperture Value : F/25 ISO : 100 Focal Length : 28mm Flash : Off No Tripod THE LONE RIDER At Tableland Point Panchgani. Devoid

The Face of Innocence

Ding ding ding ding…..The familiar sound of ice gola cart is typical to Indian summers. As kids, we waited with patience, and small change, for the arrival of this saviour from heat, refrigerators being a luxury in those days, afforded by a fortunate few. The gola vendor sold grated ice, shaped into an oval, mounted