Posts Tagged ‘Bandhavgarh’

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.


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 […]


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.


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.


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.


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 profile

Tigress profile

Photographed this tigress who is only 1 eye, her left eye was damaged in a fight some years back. She is known as Kankatti and hopefully she has a litter now, hidden ofcourse till they get some old. Usually the tigress will bring out the cubs only when they 3-4 months old. Shot using a […]


Langur Mother and Baby

Langur Mother and Baby

Saw this Langur mother feeding the baby, sitting on the wall on the periphery of the Bandhavgarh National Park. I have another frame where the both mother and baby are looking at me but I seem to like this more. Langurs have a lot of character and can be very interesting subjects. It is always […]


BW Backlit langur

BW Backlit langur

The moment I shot this image I knew its not a good image in color but can be good in black and white. Sometimes images which dont even look like keepers in color turn out to be great BW. I used lightroom 4 to process it in bw. Langurs are such great subjects especially for […]


Tiger portrait

Tiger portrait

Photographed this Young Male tiger called the Patiha male in Bandhavgarh tiger reserve last month on my photo tour. He was such a relaxed guy and so photographer friendly. The fact that he was surrounded by 10 or so vehicles did not bother him at all. I was lucky to be in the place with […]


Tiger cub playing with camera trap

Tiger cub playing with camera trap

Yesterday on our safari of Wildlife photo tours at bandhavgarh, we spotted tigress called kankatti with her 3 cubs who are just 4-5 months old. It was a fantastic experience to see small one playing and one of them in the above image just took out the camera trap while playing with it. I am […]


Legendary Tiger B2 Dead

B2 the legendary tiger who dominated bandhavgarh forest for more than a decade is Dead. He was found injured most probably by some tiger near ghunghuti area, chauri village in shahdol district  which is far from bandhavgarh. The forest dept it seems tried saving him by giving treatment, unfortunately his time had come. He may […]


Tiger Drinking

Tiger Drinking

Photographed this young tiger last year from mirchani tigress in bandhavgarh N.P.  After few days I heard he was sent to the zoo for some incident with a humans.


Bengal Tiger Backlit

Bengal Tiger Backlit

For those who are not aware this is the new dominant male tiger from the famous bandhavgarh tiger reserve.  He has challenged and driven most of the male tigers from the tala zone of bandhavgarh. Due to his big territory he is seen in the tala zone once every 10-15 days. He is the son […]


Rajbehra Tigress in water

Rajbehra Tigress in water

This was shot recently in bandhavgarh on 31 March 2011. Every time I passed this place I wondered how beautiful it would be if a tiger is near or in that water. One evening it just happened we followed the rajbehra tigress as it crossed in front of our vehicle and then went straight towards […]


Tiger and the langur

Tiger and the langur

Here a langur monkey sits near the entrance of a cave where the dominant male tiger of bandhavgarh sleeps. The langur was so curious that initial it would get close and after a glance run away, after a while he was sure the tiger is asleep and sat nearby. Curiosity is not just found in […]


Tiger cub behind the tree

Tiger cub behind the tree

With more than 20 vehicles lined to photograph this tiger cub including the BBC team, I somehow managed to get space for my vehicle but with a tree right in front. Fortunately after some time this guy came and sat just behind that tree. At first I could’nt get a shot but then he started […]


Tiger – flehmen behaviour

Tiger - flehmen behaviour

Bokha one of the dominant males in bandhavgarh. He was courting a tigress nearby in the bush and this flehmen behaviour was seen when this fella came out of the bush for a brief moment. Shot with nikon D300 + nikor 200-400 vr @300 mm.


Wild Tiger Photography Safari and Tour

Bookings Open for Wild Tiger Photography Safari & Tour in november at bandhavgarh national park, India. Click for more details…


Bengal tiger glimpse in grass

Bengal tiger glimpse in grass

B2 the dominant Male Bengal Tiger looking through the Grass in Bandhavgarh N.P. After the rains the forest becomes lush green and every where you find the white kash flowers seen here in the background. Here a male tiger called b2 hidden entirely in grass looks through with just his head visible.


Bengal Tiger in spotlight

Bengal Tiger in spotlight

Shot this tiger as it was passing through the forest, a small patch of light gave a spotlight effect, in Bandhavgarh national park. I love the drama created by light and shadows here.


Jhurjhura Tigress with her cubs – A sad end of a beautiful creature

Jhurjhura Tigress with her cubs - A sad end of a beautiful creature

This image is one of my most cherished moments of this Jhurjhura tigress with her cubs of previous litter in Bandhavgarh National Park, shot in April 2008. (although due to the dust of all the vehicles rushing to see her and her cubs, made for a not so nice image).  These were moments that i […]