Yearly Archives: 2018

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An adventurous idiot’s guide to changing a flat tyre

The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war. It is always good to practice changing tyres when there isn't much of a risk. If you are the adventurous type, you never know when you might get a flat. Perhaps on a forest trail. Or somewhere in the Himalayas, far away from [...]

2018-05-30T20:15:15+05:30May 26th, 2018|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

Roadtrip with Condé Nast Traveler and Land Rover to Arunachal Pradesh and Assam

I had gone on a roadtrip with Condé Nast Traveler and Land Rover to raise awareness about the stunning biodiversity of North East India. We used the very capable Discovery 5 and Discovery Sport SUVs to travel across Arunachal Pradesh and Assam. I am a Toyota 4×4 guy, but I was impressed with the Land [...]

2018-02-15T21:20:28+05:30February 15th, 2018|Categories: Photography, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

Evening abstraction – impressionist bird photos

I have been continuing to experiment with abstract wildlife shots. No, one doesn’t have to put away the camera after sunset if one is not carrying a tripod. The multi-hued dusk sky, dark shadows, and twilight colours reflected on water make for some interesting photo opportunities. Getting such shots is a matter of: Planning (e.g. [...]

2018-01-21T23:35:52+05:30January 21st, 2018|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , |

Happy New Year

Twelve favourite wildlife photos from 2017. My preferences evolved over the year, and I have started experimenting more with abstracts and monochromes. Herons over dark water. Evening. Monochrome. Blackbuck stag during sunset Portrait of the pale tiger Time to fly. Starlings. Monochrome. Warrior, a massive bull gaur. Monochrome. Wild elephant in musth Pied kingfisher with [...]

2018-01-01T20:38:55+05:30January 1st, 2018|Categories: Photography|Tags: , |