Archive: March 2017

Animal of the Week: Nilgiri langur

Nilgiri langur
Nilgiri langur (Trachypithecus johnii) Great place to see the Nilgiri langur: Anaimalai, Tamil Nadu, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Not only do its body’s glossy black fur and its head’s golden-brown fur make the Nilgiri langur a delight to watch, but also
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Why You Should Get Out of the Auto Mode Now!

So you just bought a DSLR hoping to make better images than you were with your mobile phone or point-and-shoot. But guess what: A DSLR can give you worse pictures than a point-and-shoot camera if you don’t use it the right way. And if you’ve already experienced this, it is, partly and possibly, because of that
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Animal of the Week: Bat-eared Fox

Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared Fox (Otocyon megalotis) Great place to see bat-eared fox: Masai Mara, Kenya – http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-wildlife-photography-tour.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php Before talking about the bat-eared fox, here’s a small context: there are
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Client Speak: Kenya Photography Tours

Toehold Patron Sushmitha Reddy speaks about why she’s in love with Africa and her experience on our Kenya Photography Tours. To experience Kenya firsthand, join our next Photography Tour, at the following links: ‘Harvest in the Savannah’ Kenya Photography Tour:
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Why Varanasi is a Great Place for Photography

Varanasi
As one of the world’s most ancient, spiritual and continuously inhabited cities, Varanasi is a masterpiece in motion, and  the perfect muse to draw inspiration from. Here are some vistas from Toehold Skipper Rajiv Shyamsundar that show you why.   Stubborn edges, too, become blurry lines upon
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Animal of the Week: Stripe-necked Mongoose

Stripe-necked mongoose
Stripe-necked mongoose (Herpestes vitticollis) Great place to see Stripe-necked mongoose: Kabini, India: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php Try not to turn green with envy when you see this mammal maintaining its rusty-brown furry exterior like it’s always fresh out of a salon,
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Living the Idea of ‘Living the Moment’: Jayasree Narasimhan

Living the Moment in the Wild
Not often does a conversation transcend its worldly purpose to become a space in which you can share your thoughts freely and be yourself. But with our patron Jayasree, what can begin as an exchange of ideas of photography and experience in the wild can become a tête-à-tête in which a sweeping love for life brims
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Animal of the Week: Colobus

Colobus
Black-and-white colobus (Colobus guereza) Great place to see it: Lake Naivasha, Kenya, Africa: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php Now this style is something you wouldn’t get to see on reputed fashion ramps anywhere in the world. This style is indifferent to attention; it’s only
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