Toehold Photo Tours

Animal of the Week: Malabar Giant Squirrel

Malabar giant squirrel
Malabar Giant Squirrel (Ratufa indica) Great place to see the Malabar giant squirrel: Kabini, India: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kabini-wildlife-photography-tour.php When driving in Kabini if you hear a curious furtive sound you cannot attribute to a bird, be sure to look up, for Malabar giant squirrel
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Animal of the Week: Lechwe

Lechwe
Lechwe (Kobus leche) Great place to see the lechwe: Botswana, Africa: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/botswana-wildlife-photography-tour.php Inhabiting the floodplains bordering swamps and marshes of Botswana, Zambia, Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo, the lechwe ranks second among the most aquatic
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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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Animal of the Week: Kirk’s Dik-dik

Dik-dik
Kirk’s Dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii)   Great place to see it: Kenya: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/2017/may/kenya-wildlife-photography-tour.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/2017/may/kenya-teenager-camp.php http://www.toehold.in/phototours/masai-mara-wildlife-photography-tour.php Found in the
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Animal of the Week: Nilgai, Bharatpur, India

Nilgai
Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) Great place to see nilgai: Bharatpur: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bharatpur-bird-photography-tour.php Ranthambhore: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/ranthambhore-tiger-photography-tour.php The blue bull is the largest Asian antelope. Endemic to India and considered sacred, it
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Animal of the Week: Monitor Lizard

Monitor lizard
Monitor Lizard (Varanus albigularis) Great places to see the monitor lizard: Bandipur: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandipur-wildlife-photography-tour.php Ranthambhore: http://www.toehold.in/phototours/ranthambhore-full-day-tiger-photography-tour.php Bharatpur:
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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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Animal of the Week: Indian Hog Deer

Hog Deer
Indian Hog Deer (Hyelaphus porcinus) Great place to see it: Kaziranga National Park (http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php) That eye-white is delightful, but why the sheepish look, you wonder? How about because if you’re already a deer in hog clothing, which is what a hog
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Endangered Birds You Can Photograph on Our Tours

grey crowned crane, kenya
Photography can bring attention to the beauty and the peril of endangered species, and spark action to save them. On our Photo Tours we’re conscious of this opportunity and passionate about educating and encouraging participants to focus on them. Here are eight endangered birds you can document and portray
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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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