Himalayan Monal – It’s ok not to shoot

There were Himalayan Monals, lots of them, calling in the valley below. A huge group of Himalayan vultures was fighting over, what appeared to be a carcass of a Sambhar. Golden morning light began to flood the otherwise chilly valley. A mixed group of tits, warblers, laughingthrushes, and Minlas were quenching their thirst from the […]

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Shooting wildlife with a 100mm- 5 Reasons.

Try and remember the time when you first thought about doing wildlife photography, the first time you thought wow, if only I could shoot amazing wildlife photos. You went and asked people who were already doing it, and I am sure all of them told you the same story. If you want to get into […]

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It’s not about the Image!!!!

” It’s not about the Image” A monthly blog series about one of my most favorite image every month. This is post 5 of a 12 part series. Today I would like to share a small story about a shot, a shot which I took last month in Chopta. It’s not a spectacular shot, in […]

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Walk to your right please!!!!

“Walk to your right please” A monthly blog series about one of my most favorite image every month. This is post 4 of a 12 part series. Panting up the slopes of Raavanshila, I heard some people shouting and taking selfies. It was a young crowd of girls and guys trekking, hoping to see and […]

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Yellow-throated Martin in Kedarnath WLS Uttarakhand, India

Wide-angle Wildlife Photography

“Wide-angle Wildlife Photography” A monthly blog series about one of my most favorite image every month. This is post 3 of a 12 part series. Making wide-angle shots of wildlife is a challenge that has intrigued me from the time one of my friends introduced it to me. Frankly I never knew of such a […]

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Blue-fronted Redstart Kedarnath WLS

Bird Checklist Mansoona- Kedarnath WLS (Winters/Spring)

I am preparing a checklist of birds seen around my area (Kedarnath WLS) and will continue doing so till….. well forever . These are are birds which i have been able to record in the past few days. I intend to update this list whenever i have an addition to the  list. 1. Common Sparrow […]

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Bird list- Trijuginarayan

TrijugiNarayan- Bird Checklist (Dec 2017)

Below is the checklist of the birds, i was able to see/hear in the 2 days that i stayed in Trijuginarayan. Himalayan Bulbul Black Bulbul Red-vented Bulbul Blue Whistling thrush Himalayan Bluetail Common Sparrow Russet Sparrow Slaty-headed Parakeets Kalij Pheasants Golden Bush Robin Streaked Laughingthrush Variegated Laughingthrush Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush Common Myna Jungle Crow Red-billed Blue […]

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A Himalayan Monal, My Purse and a Dog- A Miracle story

A Himalayan Monal, My Purse and a Dog

The title may at first glance seem strange, really strange. I mean how a Himalayn Monal, a Purse and a Dog could have any connection whatsoever. But believe me they do, these three together make for something that I (or anyone reading) could not deny being a miracle. First of all what is a miracle, […]

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Coffee Mugs- Bird Image List

Below are the images, which can be printed on your personalized Coffee Mugs. All the images below are cropped as per the Mug specifications, meaning this is how they will be printed on the Mugs. Image 1   Image 2 Image 3 Image 4 Image 5 Image 6 Image 7 Image 8 Image 9 Image […]

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Shooting Himalayan Tahrs

Today’s story describes my experiences shooting Himalayan Tahrs Article 29 of “Story of the Day” Series. EXIF: Camera: Canon 7D Mark2 Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Shutter speed: 1/500 Sec f-stop: f/6.3 ISO: 160 Aperture Priority Evaluative Metering. Since the weather is always cloudy and grey I avoid going to high Himalayan pastures in rains. It […]

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