wildlife photography

Sentient Snippets: Week 10

This week on Sentient Snippets: elusive creature in non-silence, gorgeous green caterpillar, timeless experiences, colours dissolving into silhouettes, and mythical beauty in reality.     In the overwhelming non-silence of the forests of Bandipur is a creature that will treat your vision grandly and
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The Alluring Depths of Forests Never Stop Calling: Nandhagopan

It’s true that in many a story, venturing out to forests and into the wild begins as a respite from the mundane, clockwork life we’re accustomed to, in the cities. Nonetheless, each story is worth telling, worth shared. And this week, we bring you one such story – Nandhagopan’s journey as a photographer. While the
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Bandipur June 2016 Trip Report

It wasn’t until we heard a couple of jungle babblers delightfully chattering away in the bamboo groves of Bandipur, fracturing the fabric of silence, did we realise that this was going to be not just a Tour. It was to be a journey to rediscover an ancient connection with the world we inhabit. The first day […]
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Sentient Snippets: Week 6

This week on Sentient Snippets: sublime sights, sleeping beauties, dead stones, muted tones, and a spectrum of emotions.   By the savagely beautiful folds of hillocks, under a colourful riot that the sky is, is a meditating lake. How vast the spectrum of your emotions can get between the contained being of
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Wildlife Portraiture Contest

Open up your photo archives, for here comes the exciting Wildlife Portraiture Contest in association with Better Photography magazine! Pull out your best portraits, behaviour captures and habitat images of mammals, birds, reptiles or amphibians, and stand to win prizes worth Rs. 75,000! Says contest juror Jayanth
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When a Hobby Becomes an Obsession: Sunny Roy

About six years ago, when Mr. Roy was leafing through the pages of National Geographic Magazine, his zest for a new hobby had found a clear direction: photography thus became the calling of another man who decided to teach himself the art of making images. Sunny Roy began reading everything he could about
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Perpetual Practice and Learning: Sharath Giri

Like father, like son… and a small variation in the process of making art, and that’s how a story begins: Toehold patron Sharath Giri’s introduction to the sublime art of photography. As a child, Sharath grew up watching his father recording those moments he thought were dear to him with a camera. This
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Specificity of Certain Joys: Sanjay Keswani

An effortless translation of passion into art – that’s the story of Sanjay Keswani. Sanjay’s dealing with hotel management brought him an opportunity four years ago, which got him into food photography, and that grew as a new-found passion for a man who is always ready to allow himself new experiences. Once he
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Magic on the Forest Floor and Leaf Shadows: Niranjan Panjwani

Rhinos, Kaziranga
The spectrum of human emotions births arts of different forms. And the endlessness of this process, this emergence, can sometimes be quite startling. While art is capable of finding a fluid-like, sinuous beginning from even adversity, grief and struggle, it is no less beautiful when it is created by passion, joy
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Being Mindful and the Art of Seeing: Siddharth Reddy

Yes; it’s as simple as that and as profound at the same time: being mindful. With his Kafkaesque trail of thoughts, Toehold Patron Siddharth Reddy will hold you in a conversation that’s so certain of its course that you can’t help but give it your attention completely and willingly. A flicker of fascination for
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