Author: Kishore Dokiburra

Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Up-close view of Hummingbird at the feeder in our backyard!

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Healthy Eating Side Effects – Weight Loss?

This is the first article in this series and my first after my last post in Jan 2022. Before I go into the details of my healthy eating journey, I want to clarify that this is my personal experience of healthy eating for the past 6 months and my advice/suggestions/recommendation in this series of posts…

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Oculus Quest 2 – First Impressions

Priced at $399, Oculus Quest 2 has all the right specs to be a good VR headset in my opinion. Easy to set up and all I needed was a phone (I used my iPhone) and a Facebook account. That’s it! Oculus Quest 2 Specs VR Category – All-in-one VR Tracking – Oculus Insight inside-out…

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Nikon 200-500mm f5.6 Collection

Few selected pictures from Dec 2021 and Jan 2022

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Explore James Webb Space Telescope Data using Python

Let’s first appreciate the fact that James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is fully deployed (as of Jan 8th, 2022) and ready to unfold the unknown universe through various observations and science experiments. JWST is the largest and most complex telescope ever launched into space after years of delays with approximately a $10 billion price tag!…

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Top 6 places to visit in Vancouver BC

Here is my list of the top 6 places in Vancouver you should or should be able to visit during the month of December, which is the coldest month of the year. In my opinion holiday season in Vancouver brings in much-needed warmth, happiness, and joy. With Christmas decorations everywhere (literally everywhere) and Canada’s biggest…

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JAPADOG – Japanese Style Hotdogs at Vancouver, BC, Canada

I have a habit of looking for some interesting and unique local food places where we (family) can try something new and experience the local vibe. Hotdog is undoubtedly very popular in both America and Canada and interestingly has more variants than any food in my opinion. JAPADOG – Japanese Style Hotdogs, a very popular…

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My first aerial footage using DJI Mavic Mini

With my previous failed attempts to control a drone (6 years back), I was not really confident about flying this portable drone called Mavic Mini by DJI. 6 years considered a long time frame in the technology industry as tech is changing at a rapid pace with more customer-centric innovation. The very first feature that…

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Getting a little closer to the wildlife

Wildlife photography demands zoom lenses with large largest aperture throughout the entire zoom range and they are super expensive. With this in mind, I tried a lens which has a max aperture of f5.6 with a decant zoom range of 200-500mm. Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR This lens is heavy, 5 pounds heavy…

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Backyard birds – Winter edition!

I enjoy seeing winter bird visits in our backyard.

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