Wildlife Photography India

What’s in your camera bag?

“What’s in your camera bag?” is a question I am frequently asked and one that always gets the same response – “It depends where I’m going.”
Just ‘cos you’ve got lots of lenses doesn’t mean you have to take them all.
If at all possible, try to take a combination that means you won’t need to constantly be changing lenses. Dust is a massive problem in Africa and every time you change lenses you are opening up both camera and lens to a potential dust invasion.

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Umred Karhandla Paoni Wildlife Sanctuary

Community Owned Community Operated Nature (COCOON Conservancy) Conservancies are critical rewilding initiatives undertaken outside India’s Protective Area Network. Based on the underlying premise that communities living closest to our most biodiverse wonderlands deserve to be the primary beneficiaries and custodians of our biodiversity this initiative expands the size and improves the quality of habitat available to wildlife by encouraging local communities to convert their own marginal and failed farms back to their natural wild state.

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waiting for lions

Kuno Palpur – Waiting for Lions

Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary Getting away from the crowds is not always easy in India; and the country’s tiger reserves are no exception. Instead of being places where wildlife enthusiasts can sit quietly and enjoy time watching one of natures most magnificent creatures, safaris are usually frantic affairs, with convoys of vehicles rushing across the park in response to the[…]

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What makes a wildlife safari in India different to one in Africa

Key differences between a safari in India and a safari in Africa. This is a question that I get asked a lot. Regular visitors to Africa enquire about visiting India and want to know how the experience will compare. To say it will be the same is simply not true. A wildlife safari in India is a very different type[…]

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