Nature

Expressing Vision and Successive Thought: Dheeraj M. Nanda

A story of disciplined passion begins at the age of only thirteen, and four years later, it’s only growing more impactful, soaring high while standing its ground strong. On Children’s Day, we bring you the story of Dheeraj M. Nanda, an 11th grade student who is a wildlife and underwater photographer. Dheeraj’s
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May 2016 Kenya Trip Report

The name ‘Harvest in the Savannah’ suggested a bounty of animal encounters, but little did the participants of the Tour know that with ostriches, gazelles, gerenuks, bustards, giraffes and more, the show would start even before the Tour had properly commenced! When at the very entrance of Amboseli National Park,
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World Animal Day

The world offers holistic education, every single day, by just being the way it is, and one doesn’t have to struggle for experiential learning. All it takes is to be patient and receptive, even it means sensory overload, because even the weight of a holistic love for the world… for life in general, is only
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There Is No Perfect Picture, But We Try: Riju Ray

When he was little, he spent most of his time observing his father making images who also used to travel a lot for photoshoots. He was a proud son when his father’s photos were even published back in the days. When his passion for photography, which emerged in his early childhood days, took a brief […]
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Ladakh July 2016 Trip Report

Eight nights and nine days… that’s how long the Toehold Ladakh July Photo Tour was, offering the participants rewarding experiences in the high altitudes of the Himalayas. We share with you the Tour story here; a story from the mighty mountains and why they become an addiction that you never want to fight
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Art and Beauty; Art and Purpose: Sheila Verghis

For those who knew Sheila Verghis, her decision to choose a course on photography in college back in the day didn’t come as a surprise. Growing up observing and being fascinated by vintage photographs since a very young age, she has nurtured and stayed as passionate and curious about the art of making images as
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Interpreting a Scene Unfolding Itself: Amey Kulkarni

Using a point-and-shoot camera, Amey Kulkarni began his casual journey through photography about four years ago. Then a trip to Ladakh with a DSLR camera changed it all. Mr. Kulkarni has been fascinated by wildlife since his childhood, and once he realised that there was no better way to capture special moments in
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The Magnificent Vastness of Things: Uma Iyer

These mountains with dunes and deserts with hardly any ridges can overwhelm you with their enormity. This immobility is tender and can heal those who battle the touch of ennui. Adding to this magic are the clouds that float above; mute cottony things speckling the blue skies like white inkblots on blue paper, like
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