The trip to Bandhavgarh National Park in December last year, got me bit by the "Tiger bug". That was obviously because of my first tiger sighting over there. Soon after this trip, I started making plans for another visit to a Tiger Reserve in 2016...and this time it was Tadoba, or as they say, "The real land … Continue reading Tadoba, March 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
Bandhavgarh National Park is one forest that wildlife enthusiasts often look forward to when it comes to seeing and photographing Tigers in the wild. Spreading over an area of 450 sq. kilometers, this pristine deciduous forest is home to a good number of Bengal Tigers and its population density is one of the highest known in … Continue reading Bandhavgarh, December 2015
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 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 !
Dooars are the floodplains and foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India. The name of this region has been derived from the word "Duar" which means "door" and it serves as a gateway to Bhutan from India. In West Bengal, the region of Dooars falls in the district of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar.Most of this … Continue reading Wilderness of West Bengal – Dooars
During winters, the Santragachi Lake becomes a great place for bird photography. Thousands of migratory birds arrive at the lake and there's a lot of bird activity everywhere. Last Sunday, I revisited this place after almost a year and this time I was accompanied by a very good friend and a fellow photographer, Agniprava Nath (Agniprava Nath Photography). … Continue reading A weekend birding at Santragachi Jheel!