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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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Photography As a Dear Language: Sushmitha Reddy

She was all about getting her photos clicked as a little girl. When she began pursuing her newfound love for making images, another passion followed like it was simply meant to happen: wildlife. Today, Sushmitha Reddy doesn’t miss any opportunity that lets her explore diverse wildlife and make her own stories
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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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Travel the Toehold Way!

In a world bogged down by prejudices, we are constantly trying to look at all that’s still beautiful and all that promises a better world, a better tomorrow. And on World Tourism Day, we try to understand better how our idea of tourism can make an impact on the way people understand the world. Mark Twain knew […]
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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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The Geography of Freedom: India’s Amazing Natural Habitats

The seventh largest country in the world is also a world of many a geographical marvel. From the Himalayan heights to the Kerala coast, India is geographically diverse to her gills. This Independence Day, we celebrate the natural beauty of the land that was returned to its people on this day, and map out how
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Sentient Snippets: Week 11

This week on Sentient Snippets: awakening languor, silence-inducing poetry, joy-evoking play, voices in the dark, purposeless ruins, and windows to new worlds.   These beauties decorated in stripes never go out of style even when they are just relaxing, their posture never compromising on composure, and their
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Between Ruin and Glory: A Journey to an Enchanting Space

From the enchantment that dwells in her mind about her four-day tour to Hampi, Sourabha Rao tries to haul out the emotions that swelled in her when she was there and wonders how they change every time she tries to summon them up to the form of written word. The four days were days of delirium, because the idea
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Etching Expressions onto Eternity: Madhur Behl

It wasn’t until 2012 that Madhur Behl took up photography seriously, because when he learned the fundamentals of the art of making images, his hobby evolved into a passion and grew only stronger with each passing day. Mr. Behl’s tryst with photography had begun at an early age, but it was no more than a […]
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