South India

Animal of the Week: Grey Junglefowl, Bandipur, India

Junglefowl
Grey junglefowl (Gallus sonneratii) Great place to see the grey junglefowl: Bandipur, India https://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandipur-kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php If you remember how, in a lot of stories in South India, the morning begins with the familiar call of a fowl, then you know what bird we’re
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Anaimalai Over the Years: In 15 Client Pictures

Anaimalai
Our rainforest photography expeditions to Anaimalai every year yield several stunning images of various genres. Here are some moments in the wild frozen beautifully by the participants of the Anaimalai Photography Tour.   1. ‘The Night Call’, by Manu Sathyan     In the nights of the
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Nilgiri tahr
Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius) Great place to see the Nilgiri tahr: Anaimalai, Tamil Nadu, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Inhabiting the montane grasslands of the southern part of the Western Ghats, this sheep is an adorable wild being you don’t want
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Chasing Dreams of Colour in Four Corners of India

Ladakh, India
On Independence Day, we bring you four different possibilities from four different corners of India. Places where, for travellers and photographers, their abstract ideas can take tangible forms and become real entities. 1. Varanasi     Everything about this old city spells spirituality and mesmerising
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Animal of the Week: Lion-tailed Macaque, Anaimalai

lion-tailed macaque
Lion-tailed macaque (Macaca silenus) Great place to see the  lion-tailed macaque: Anaimalai, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/anaimalai-rainforest-photography-expedition.php Endemic to the Western Ghats of South India, lion-tailed macaque is an Old World monkey that’s a diurnal, territorial rainforest
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Animal of the Week: Gaur

Gaur
Gaur (Bos gaurus) Great place to see the gaur: Kabini, India: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php The tallest of all the wild cattle species and the largest extant bovine, the gaur is native to Southeast Asia and South Asia. This massive and strong mammal, with its curved horns,
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January 2017 Kabini Trip Report

When the participants arrived at Kabini River Lodge for the two-night/three-day Wildlife Photography Tour, little did they know just how deeper their connection with the wild would get than they had imagined. And that’s what happened: a rewarding journey into the thick, green forests of Kabini in the wintry days
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Ranganathittu December 2016 Photography Trip Report

Not often do you get to blend fun, learning, art and travel all on a weekend. But when you do, you mustn’t miss it for the world. And that’s what the participants of the Ranganathittu Nature Photography Masterclass did: after learning the basics of photography, they set out to the Bird Sanctuary comprising small
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