Purbasthali – January 2016

Just 120 kilometers from Kolkata and on the tropic of cancer lies the town of Purbasthali, in Burdwan. Also known as "Chupi Char", this place is situated on the banks of a large oxbow lake created by the river Ganges, and is just a few kilometers away from the holy town of Nabadwip. This 2-3 kms … Continue reading Purbasthali – January 2016

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A trip to the Mangroves

The Sunderban National Park, spreading over an area of 1,330.12 km² is densely covered by Mangrove forests and is the largest of its kind in the world. The forest is also one of the largest reserves of the Bengal Tiger, and here the Tigers are famous  for their man-eating tendencies and their unique characteristic of swimming in … Continue reading A trip to the Mangroves

The beautiful damselfy

This is my second post on macro photography using manual extension tubes and cheap DIY lighting ! The setup that I used here is quite similar to that which I have mentioned in my previous post "The cute little predator!" and this time my subject was a very beautiful little damselfly that I found in my … Continue reading The beautiful damselfy

The cute little predator !

The beautiful world of insects seems to be full of surprises...there's a lot of things happening in that tiny world that often goes unnoticed. Photographing these little creatures is quite challenging and adds to a great learning experience ! A few days back I was watering the plants on my rooftop garden when I saw a … Continue reading The cute little predator !

Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary – 2

16th January 2014 - We were getting ready for our trip to Varanasi. I and three of my fellow photographer friends had prearranged this trip since a month ago. It was almost midnight and just when we were done with packing our luggage, we came to know that our train which was about to depart next morning … Continue reading Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary – 2