wildlife photography

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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The Top Toehold Moments of 2015

As 2015 approaches its expiry date, we pulled out our rose-tinted glasses, and through a pair of moderately moist eyes, looked fondly back at the goings-on of the year.  And from hunting Mustelidae to leopards feigning nonexistence, we found many ‘Toehold moments’ (moments that make you go:
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Moments of Inspiration Repeat Themselves: Ruta Kalmankar

Moments of bliss need not be grand, says Ruta Kalmankar, but can be as simple and quiet as they can get, and they exist irrespective of our disregard. Not too often does one notice how inspiration strikes when least expected, and in the simplest of forms, but Ms Kalmankar does, and always so. It all started […]
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Big Cat Week – A Feature

© Jayanth Sharma
As Big Cat Week is awaited with bated breath, the Toehold Photo Tour, which takes you to the overwhelmingly beautiful land of the Mara with all its charismatic feline denizens, is all set to leave you speechless with its enormous range of wild beings. And to prepare you for the spellbinding experience, here are a
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Passion Gives Form to the Inexpressible: Mohan Thomas

Toucan
When photography helps you express the ineffable… Photography has been more than a hobby for Toehold Patron, Mohan Thomas; “It’s been a way of expression,” says Mohan, who reveres it as an art. Mohan’s journey of making pictures started in 1999, when he started to preserve special moments
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Coorg July 2015 Trip Report

Bronze Frog
They wanted to kiss a frog even if there was no promise of Prince Charming!  Like a heady concoction of all things beautiful, Coorg is about the irresistible aroma of coffee and other spices, of a rich culture, of an irreversible love for the land, of relentless rains…and of the lively little creatures that
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Allured by Avian Beauty: Srihari Krishnamurthy

Pied Kingfisher
When the photographer in you catches up with the explorer that you already are, then every moment of anticipation brings a bit of the future to the present, so that you fail not to freeze it into a frame. Srihari Krishnamurthy, a long-time Toehold patron, is a devoted lover of nature who knows how to […]
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