• The Indian Wolf

    10:47 am. Posted in Blog.

    The Indian wolf (Canis lupus pallipes) is a subspecies of the grey wolf that ranges from Southwest Asia to the Indian Subcontinent. They are found in grasslands, scrubland and open forests and once roamed across the arid and semi-arid regions of the entire Indian peninsula. For the last two centuries wolves have been vilified and […]

  • Wild red panda against a bright blue sky in typical Himalayan cloud forest habitat. Singalila National Park, West Bengal, India. 

    The Red Pandas of Singalila National Park

    4:11 am. Posted in Blog.

    About Singalila National Park: Singalila National Park is located in the Eastern Himalayan Region of India, in the state of West Bengal. It was declared a National Park in 1992 and is one of the best places to observe wild red pandas in India. This temperate cloud forest of fir, deciduous hardwoods, Rhododendron and dense […]

  • Indian Wild Ass Running. Indian wild ass speeding across the dry dusty plains. A group of wild ass stares curiously at the camera. Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India.

    The Little Rann of Kutch (LRK)

    5:31 am. Posted in Blog.

    About the Little Rann of Kutch: The Little Rann of Kutch Wildlife Sanctuary, commonly known as LRK, is a unique habitat comprising of saline desert plains, thorny scrubland, arid grasslands, wetlands and marshes. In the dry winter season it becomes a huge desolate desert and during the monsoon the arid desert plains become one of […]

  • Munnar, Kerala

    5:39 am. Posted in Blog.

    Munnar also known as the “Kashmir of South India” is a mountainous region in the Western Ghats of Kerala, South India. The area is famous for having some of the most elevated tea plantations in the world. The town of Munnar, located in the Idukki district of Kerala, is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 […]

  • White-throated Kingfisher on a weathered branch overlooking the wetland. Bharatpur Bird sanctuary (Keoladeo National Park) Rajasthan, India.

    Keoladeo National Park (Bharatpur NP)

    12:26 pm. Posted in Blog.

    About Keoladeo National Park: Keoladeo Ghana National Park otherwise known as Bharatpur National Park or Bharatpur bird sanctuary, is an internationally famous national park situated in Rajasthan, India. The park is easily accessible from India’s main tourism centres; Agra, Jaipur and Delhi, which together form the ‘golden triangle’. Spread over an area of 29 sq […]

  • Sattal, a birders paradise

    5:40 am. Posted in Blog.

    Sattal or Sat Tal, Hindi for ‘seven lakes’, is an interconnected group of seven freshwater lakes set amongst dense montane forests of oak and pine in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. The area is part of the Lower Himalayan Range; formed as a result of tectonic activities between the Tibetan plain and the Indo-Gangetic […]

  • Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary

    7:39 am. Posted in Blog.

    Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary Tal Chhapar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Northwestern Rajasthan on the fringe of the Great Indian Desert; The Thar. This small grassland habitat is surrounded by sparse scrub and dry dusty plains. Originally a hunting ground for the Maharaja of Bikaner, it was declared a sanctuary in the 1960s. Due to […]

  • Asiatic Lion roaring at his mate. Gir National Park, Gujarat.

    Gir National Park

    10:23 am. Posted in Blog.

    Gir National Park was first declared as a sanctuary in 1965 and now covers an area of 14, 012 km². The forest has impressive biodiversity and is home to 38 species of mammals, around 300 species of birds and 37 species of reptile. My primary focus here was the 600 odd Asiatic lions that inhabit the dry deciduous […]

  • Greater one-horned rhinoceros in some warm late afternoon sunshine, Northeastern India. Although the Rhinos spent much of their time hidden away deep in the Jungle, they often came out onto the open grassy plains to feed in the late afternoon offering some fantastic photographic opportunities.

    Kaziranga National Park

    6:37 am. Posted in Blog.

    With the hot weather returning and my time in the field becoming more and more limited, I’ve now got time to catch up on some blog posts from my trips over the Winter months. The first post is about my intense but fantastic visit to the iconic Kaziranga National park in Assam to photograph some […]

  • Stag Silhouette against a dramatic sunset. Silhouettes are often tricky to get right, but stags are by far one of the easiest with their immediately recognisable antlers! Here I underexposed by 2 stops and stopped down to f/8 to ensure the bracken along the horizon was nice and sharp.

    The Big Move

    1:14 pm. Posted in Blog.

    After keeping things very quiet until I had a confirmed leave date, I’m finally able to share some very exciting news; at the end of July I’ll be moving to India! Although I’ll be based in New Delhi, I’ll be exploring the whole country and travelling around other parts of Asia to work on some […]