Valley of Flowers – A Travel Blog

How beautifully has Frank S Smythe (The one who discovered Valley) described the Valley of flowers in his book “Kamet Conquered” “Beyond the hills, nations might fly at one another’s throats; Mussolini’s rise and fall; anarchy and revolution rot the nations; but in the Valley of Flowers the only strife would be that of the […]

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Himalayan Tahrs- Approach and Photography

When I visited the Kedarnath WLS early in the September of 2015, Himalayan Tahrs were the last species on my mind. Landscapes and particularly Moonlit Landscapes were the reason I was here, and yet they were there. They were there in numbers I wouldn’t have possibly believed, had I not seen them in person. Seeing […]

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Majestic Himalayan Peaks of Uttarakhand- Part II

Majestic Himalayan Peaks of Uttarakhand- Part II. This blog is a second in a two part series about some of the majestic Himalayan peaks of Uttarakhand. If you haven’t yet checked out part 1 of the blog, I strongly recommend to check it here. We will be exploring the remotest abode of Lord Shiva , […]

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Khirsu, Kartikswami, Deoria Taal- Road Trip

Khirsu, Kartikswami and Deoria Taal- A Road Trip The check list for all the birds recorded in this trip can be accessed here. In most of my planned photography expeditions, I leave the driving part out to professionals. Driving on thin and winding mountains roads, although it invokes a sense of adventure, can be stressful […]

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Bird Checklist- Khirsu, Kartikswami and Deoria Taal

Bird Checklist- Khirsu, Kartikswami and Deoria Taal

In the month of Feb 2016, Creative Praveen’s Photography finished a Birding/Landscaping trip to Khirsu, Kartik Swami and Deoria Taal. For more of our Landscape and Bird photography expeditions do check out our Events page here Below is the Checklist of birds captured during the expedition. Common Teal Common Kestrel Black Kite Himalayan Vulture Griffon […]

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Munsiyari, Chaukori- Birding Travelogue

Munsiyari, Chaukori- Birding Travelogue After being diagnosed with Typhoid on 2nd of Jan 2016 (a perfect new year gift 😛 ), the whole of Jan was spent eating (rather drinking 😉 ) lintels for lunch and dinner, and porridge soup as breakfast. How fondly i remembered the delicious cake i had just one day earlier on New […]

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Most Memorable Landscape Images -2015

In continuation from my previous post of “Most Memorable Wildlife Images from 2015”, today I would like to share with you some of my “Most Memorable Landscape Images from 2015”. As before memorable does not necessarily mean the most beautiful ones, but the ones which provided me with unforgettable experiences. So here’s the list in […]

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Most Memorable Wildlife Images- 2015

The year 2015 was a year of scary changes, tremendous learning and of phenomenal personal growth for me. I am thankful to god for making me experience the divinity of Mother Nature in such beautiful ways. From the never ending beautiful treks in the forests of the Himalayas, to the million colours of pristine sunrises […]

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Rules of Composition- Photography

“Rules intimidate, Tools on the other hand liberate” I don’t know where that came from, I think I read it somewhere, but I tend to agree with it. Talking about rules, let us today discuss about some “Rules of Composition” or should I say “Tools of Composition” 😉 . Technically speaking, “Composition means placement of […]

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Shooting Landscapes with a Telephoto

A wide or an ultra-wide image of a natural landscape, or/and a man-made object wherein, the foreground, the mid-ground and background are arranged in a particular way and are in sharp focus, which is what we normally conceive of, whenever we think of the word Landscape photography. We sometimes, erroneously also have the notion that […]

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