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Tiger Cub

Tiger Cub

Tiger cub of the Rajbehra tigress, standing on the dirt track just before crossing. One after the other all the 4 tigers along their mother crossed in front of us. Amazing sighting it was. somehow managed this shot dodging few heads in front of me. photographed nikon d4s+200400vr handheld.


Capped langur

Capped langur

Capped langur with baby backlit at kaziranga N.P. Photographed with nikon D4s+200400vr+1.4x.


Tigress with cubs at waterhole

Tigress with cubs at waterhole

Fantastic sighting of tigress (maya) with her 3 cubs at the waterhole. it was a spectacle to watch her family. nikon d4s+200400+1.4x + ricebag.


Peacock Sillhoutte

Peacock Sillhoutte

Peacock Silhoutte Shot at the entrance of ranthambore gate in the evening. photographed using d4s+200400vr.


Jackal slow pan

Jackal slow pan

Tigress with cubs

Tigress with cubs

Fantastic sighting of Rajbehra tigress with her 4 little cubs. Hate to say i missed to capture all 5 in frame as I had only my 200400 lens and they were closure than 200 when they all came together and then crossed the road in front of us. this is the best I got you […]


Royal Walk of Tigress Noor T39 in monochrome

Royal Walk of Tigress Noor T39 in monochrome

Tigress noor t39 in monochrome at ranthambore walking behind our vehicle. The difference between walking behind or in front of the tiger. There was a no of vehicle who came later behind the tigress and my vehicle was the only one in front. A good driver and intuitive thinking plays a big role in getting […]


Tigress Marking Territory Ranthambore

Tigress Marking Territory Ranthambore

Sub adult Tigress sent marking her territory (one of the T19 Cubs in ranthambore), while all the vehicles were looking waiting for her brother who was eating the fresh wild boar, she walk un noticed behind us before I just turned and realised she was there. After which we moved the vehicle in front of […]


Young tigress staring

Young tigress staring

      Sub-adult tigress cub of tigress t19. staring at us after a snack of fresh wildboar that her brother is still eating in the grass on right. blood still on her lips. photographed this amazing tigress one after the other at ranthambore. Used Nikon d4s+200400vr+ricebag.


Tigers crossing dry riverbed

Tigers crossing dry riverbed

  Tigers (mother and sub-adult cub) crossing the dry river bed rocks in corbett. It was fantastic sighting that started with this crossing and ended up with the mother posing later. (almost 2 hrs) and then we left the mother as the time for evening safari ended. posting this from train as I am traveling […]


Elephant scape in kaziranga lake

Elephant scape in kaziranga lake

  Elephant feeding on water plants in Kaziranga lake in agaratoli range. This place is so fantastic with all the migratory birds, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos and even an occassional glimse of tiger. photographed using a Nikon d4s+nikkor 200400vr+beanbag. Best time to visit for photography is winters, although rhino sightings are more after the forest dept […]


Morning Safari

Morning Safari

Young Tigress in monotone

Young Tigress in monotone

An old image from bandhavgarh N. P. around 2011 approx that i never posted, must have processed it multiple times but was never satisfied. Finally today converted it to monochrome and I liked it. Some images are just meant to be seen without color. photographed nikon d300 + nikkor 200400vr + monopod.


Sambar stag

Sambar stag

Sambar stag found just after the rains in Kanha’s sarhi zone. This is january in kanha and with rains the atmosphere was bliss. photographed with nikon d800 + nikkor 200400vr +rice bag.


Rajbehra tigress in black and white

Rajbehra tigress in black and white

Rajbehra tigress in morning sunlight at bandhavgarh N.P.. black and white. Photographed using nikon d800 + 200400vr + ricebag.


tigress in water

tigress in water

Tigress resting in water in tadoba. Photographed using nikon d800 + 200400vr + ricebag.


Rajbehra Tigress

Rajbehra Tigress

Rajbehra ‪#‎tigress‬ photographed after a long time in tala zone of bandhavgarh. Good news is that it is now confirmed that the forest officials have seen 4 tiny cubs of hers, cant wait to see them next season (hope they survive) and if they survice the monsoon then next season would be fun photographing little […]


Patiha tiger cubs

Patiha tiger cubs

Patiha cubs, the family that has kept bandhavgarh alive & active this season apart from the rajbehra family. Frequent sightings of these has made the magdhi zone in demand. Photographed using Nikon d800 + 200400vr + ricebag in May 2015.


Indian garden lizard

Indian garden lizard

Indian garden lizard (‪#‎calotes‬ vesicolor). Common species can be great photo subjects. While at ‪#‎tadoba‬ waiting for a tiger found this lizard catching bees at a water body. busy with catching bees let us get close on ground. got as low as possible and shot this. taken with nikon 800 + 200400 + ricebag.


Tiger in habitat

Tiger in habitat

Typical ‪tiger‬ ‪habitat‬ of ‪bandhavgarh‬. One of the Banbai sub-adults seen last year in 2014. They are not to be seen this year, hope they have gone and established their territory elsewere. Photographed using nikon d800+200400vr+ricebag.


Tigress Noor Cub

Tigress Noor Cub

Remembering the fantastic sighting of Tigress ‪#‎Noor‬ with her 2 cubs in ‪#‎ranthambore‬ in june 2014, barely 4 months they were already curious and got close, always nice to stop and let the animals get close. photographed with nikon d800 + 200400vr + ricebag.


Neelgai with egret

Neelgai with egret

A female neelgai (bluebull) with egret, a common scene at Velavadar. Male neelgais are blueish black and bigger hence their name bluebull or neel(blue) gai(cow), also the largest antelope in India. Although in velavadar they are protected there are other places where they still sometimes are considered pest destroying crop and usually farmers have licenses […]


Tigress watching sambar deer

Tigress watching sambar deer

Shot this in tadoba near the telia lake area. Its always nice to watch a tiger stalk and get close to its prey. This young tigress missed her chance to make the kill. photographed using nikon d300 + 200-400vr.


pandarpuni tigress from tadoba

pandarpuni tigress from tadoba

My Favorite tigress from tadoba from pandarpuni area also called as pandarpuni tigress. She is one of the most photographer friendly tigress, this shot taken just before she past by my vehicle a feet away. She has given birth to 2 cubs, hopefully we will have a very good season next year with many cubs […]