Wildlife Photography India

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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Choosing the right lenses for your safari. Updated

Probably one of the most frequent questions we get asked by clients is “What lenses should I take on safari?”
This question is not limited to first timers either; because the equipment you need to take depends very much on where you are going and what the conditions will be like. Photographing rhinos on the plains of Kaziranga NP requires a different approach to photographing sloth bears in the forest at dusk, and photographing birds is very different to photographing elephants.
So how do you make the right selection?

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Red Panda

Sundarbans to Singalila

Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve, Manas National Park, Gorumara National Park, Singalila National Park, Glenburn Tea Estate India has 50 Tiger reserves, governed by Project Tiger which is, in turn, administrated by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and 104 National Parks. Some of these reserves and National Parks are World renowned; places like Kanha, Ranthambhore and Corbett. Unsurprisingly, these famous reserves[…]

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Noor, a Ranthambhore tigress

Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve

Ranthambore National Park is one of the biggest and most renowned national parks in Northern India, covering 282 km². Ranthambhore was established as the Sawai Madhopur Game Sanctuary in 1955 by the Government of India and was declared one of the Project Tiger reserves in 1973. Ranthambhore became a national park on 1 November 1980. In 1984, the adjacent forests were declared the Sawai Man Singh Sanctuary and Keladevi[…]

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Satpura Tiger Reserve – Hidden Gem of Central India

Satpura Tiger Reserve Satpura National Park is located in the Satpura Range of Hoshangabad district in Madhya Pradesh. The Tiger reserve encompasses an area of 1427kmsq and was formed by the joining together of 3 wildlife sanctuaries, Satpura, Pachmarhi and Bori. Each of the original sanctuaries had quite different terrain so the national park offers very diverse habitats with deep[…]

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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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