Monday, September 28, 2009



Place : Casa Araujo Alvares, near BigFoot, Loutolim (

Date / Time : 4th October 2009, 3.30pm onwards

Photo opportunities : Heritage House, Antiques, + Ancestral Goa and around the Loutolim church square.
Casa Araujo Alvares has been a host to many film and advert shoot, the recent one being the advert for a bank.

Photo shoot suggestion : Nathan Abranches (the great great grand son of the house)

Meeting point: at Casa Araujo Alvares at 3.30pm, half an hour free guided tour of the house, 4pm to 5pm shoot in and around the house, after that the bugs can go to shoot at Ancestral Goa ( or to the church square.

Entry FEE: Rs. 150/- with camera, but due to the kind courtesy of the owner Mahendra Alvares, FREE entry for Goan Shutterbugs

We will also be having a professional photographer during the photo shoot, who’ll be teaching photographic techniques and tricks and how to use / buy digital cameras, lens and filters

Event coordinator : Lynn (ph: 9822151419 /

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Ilhas de Rachol Photo Walk on 21st Sept 09

Hi there,

A heavy downpour, overcast skies and the sun hiding behind the clouds most of the time, could not keep the Goan Shutterbugs - Saish, Hemant, Reema, Milan, Saurabh, Radha, Barkha, Nilesh, Nathan, Basil, Kalpesh, Surendra and Lynn away from capturing the breathtaking landscapes, verdant green paddy fields and the over flowing river at Ilhas de Rachol on 21st Sept 09

Check the photographs clicked during the walk at Ilhas de Rachol on our album on Flickr :

Goan Shutterbugs Events
27th Sept : Photography Workshop
4th Oct : Photo Shoot at Casa Araujo Alvares ( at Loutolim from 3.30pm

Happy Viewing
The Bug

Saturday, September 19, 2009



Photo opportunities : Breathtaking landscapes, verdant green paddy fields and the River

Date / Time : 21st September 2009, 3.30pm onwards

Place : RACHOL (around the Rachol Seminary)
Meeting point: at BM Hall, Borda, Margao at 3.30pm, for late comers meets us by 4pm around the ruins of the old Muslim fort

Walk suggestion : Saurabh Dalvi

For more information call Lynn : 9822151419

Coming up, dates at to be confirmed
27th Sept : Selaulim Dam
4th Oct : Casa Araujo Alvares at Loutolim from 3.30pm

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Photos clicked during the Nature Photo Walk

Dear Friends,

Have a look at the photos clicked during the Goan Shutterbugs Nature Photo Walk outside the Fatorda Stadium on 13th September on our Flickr album :

More events to be held soon are:
1. Photo Trip to Rachol
2. Photo Trip to Selaulim Dam
3. Photo shoot of a 250 years old Heritage House in Loutolim
4. Photo Exhibition on Margao
5. Photographic Treasure Hunt.

Smile pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. Click
The Bug

in the above photo:
Saurabh Dalvi, Nathan Abranches, Nilesh Prabhudesai, Sandeep Naik, Jes Luis, Saish Borkar, Hemant Chandwani, Basil Pinto and Lynn Barreto Miranda
Missing from the photo are Radhakant Divkar and Deepak.
Goan Shutterbugs' Nature Photo Walk , outside Fatorda Swiming Pool, Margao 13th Sept 09

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Events updates via SMS

If you want to be updated via SMS, the details of events / photo walks / exhibitions / contests etc we will be organizing, then email us your name and cell number to

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Photos of the Heritage Photo Walk

We have just finished uploading photos clicked during the Heritage Photo Walk on 6th September from BM Hall to St. Joaquim Chapel, Borda, Margao

You can view the photostream here :

We welcome all your b&b. Thanks in advance.

Our next event is the Nature Photo Walk on 13th Sept, starts at 8.30am, outside the Fatorda Stadium, Margao. Hope to see you’ll there.

Coming up in the next few months:
1. Photo Exhibition on Margao at Ravindra Bhavan, Fatorda
2. Photographic Treasure Hunt.

Friday, September 4, 2009



Photo opportunities : Butterflies (around 25 varieties), Birds, Grasshoppers, Bees, Flowers and more

Date / Time : 13th September 2009, 8.30am to 10.30am
After that we go for a chai or play a game of football or cricket ;)

Place : Around the Jogging Track, outside Fatorda Stadium, Margao

View some of the photos clicked by Lynn Barreto Miranda and Nilesh Prabhudesai around the Jogging Track a week back on Flickr –

And if you want to learn how to photograph butterflies or insects join Lynn and Nilesh for a FREE workshop on closeup/macro photography on 12th Sept (Saturday) between 4pm and 6pm at BM Web Studio, near Torsanzor, Aquem, Margao. (Closest landmark Santos Garage / HDFC Bank / Apna Bazzar – within 150 mts)

If you want to attend the FREE workshop, please confirm by email : or call Lynn: 9822151419 or Nilesh: 9822134208.
ONLY 15 seats available for the worshop. Get your own camera.



Place : Starts at Sri Ravi Sankar College (near Nagesh Garden Dolphin Fountain), Borda, Margao
(the college is 372 mts from Holy Spirit Church along the St. Joaquim road that goes towards Multipurpose School / Chowgule College)

Date / Time : 6th September 2009, 4pm
If you reach late we will be found along the St. Joaquim Road
At 6 pm we meet at BM Hall.
Bugs wishing to display photos they have clicked during the heritage walk at the meet, kindly bring your camera transfer cord / card reader. Photos should be in JPG format only.

All suggestions are welcome for future Photo Shoots/Walks

For more information contact:
Nilesh: 9822134208
Apoorv: 9822155955
Lynn: 9822151419