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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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Valentine’s Day Reality Check: Mammal Courtship

Polar Bear, Svalbard
Think you have it tough to impress your mate? This Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled a concise guide to the courtship rituals of some fellow mammals to help you think again! 1. Giraffe     With their absurdly long necks, giraffes have their work cut out in impressing a mate. They cannot simply
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An Earth Devotee’s Love Letter on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, here’s a touching love letter from an ardent devotee of the planet to that which is the source of all love and all that’s loved. Here’s a love letter to Earth. Dear, dear Earth, my heart’s delight, How generously you give me the natural ability to behold and savour your
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Kaziranga January 2016 Trip Report – Part 1 (Nameri)

Every year we embark on an epic wildlife tour of Assam, where the mighty Brahmaputra River nurtures a unique and diverse ecosystem. But this year was an especial species fest.  Sourabha Rao reports on the specifics of the epicness starting with this first part which contains the story of Nameri. After landing in
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Seven Amazing Images You Can Make with Play of Light

Photographing in natural light does not mean you have no creative control over lighting. We look at seven ways in which you can shape available light to make outstanding images. 1. The silhouette eloquence     A silhouette is a dark shape of the subject against a contrasting backdrop. Strong,
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This Winter, Discover India the Toehold Way!

Winter is coming… and it’s going to be a ton of fun! We compile a list of the ‘hot’ places you can visit this cold season. Pack your bags and let the balmy travel experiences keep you warm in different parts of India this winter!   1. Nagaland In the dense green mountain forests of […]
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Five Reasons You Should Visit Kenya

Savannahs spread out, obliterating one’s sense of directions. Throw some exotic wildlife into the scene, in staggering numbers, and you will end up being the sweet victim of severe beauty that will consume you. That’s Kenya in one perspective for you. You can keep conjuring up reasons why you should be in Kenya if
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The Story So Far: The Best Photo Opportunities of 2016

Our Photography Tours are all about combining learning with some fantastic photo opportunities. On this World Photography Day, we compile a gallery of the best opportunities our Photography Tours have produced so far this year.   1. The Last Call Bar-headed Goose, Kaziranga Photo Tour, January    
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