Posts Tagged ‘panthera tigris tigris’

Snarling Tigress

Snarling Tigress

Photographed this tigress in kanha meadows. She crossed in front between the vehicles without diverting her path, while crossing she snarled casually at the vehicle in front. You have to be very focused & always alert with wildlife as this was only a one time pose and she was walking by fast, shot with nikon […]


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.


Tigress Closeup from kanha

Tigress Closeup from kanha

After lot of cheetal and langur alarms calls and few distant glimpses for about an hour, I decided to wait near a jungle trail frequently used by tigers and other animals where we thought she would come out from. There was silence for about 15 mins and the wait to get a close look was […]


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 […]


Glimpses of Kanha in January 2011

Glimpses of Kanha in January 2011

Wildlife Photography Tour, Kanha in January 2011. My First Wildlife Photo Tour of the year 2011 to Kanha was a success for me and my group and with sightings of almost all the mammals of kanha and a variety of birds and rare animal behavior. We were lucky to see so many animals as temp […]


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 […]


Shooting Tigers – Tip2

Shooting Tigers - Tip2

Mirchani Tigress Closeup When shooting tigers, the key to a sharp good image especially a potrait of a tiger is to make sure that apart from the eyes, the wiskers are also sharp. A closeup shot of a tiger with sharp wiskers makes a good image especially if its just the face.


Shooting Tigers – Tip1

Shooting Tigers - Tip1

Mirchani Tiger Cub After photographing tigers for so many years have learned a few lessons. Sharing this so that you may find helpfull. When photographing tigers most of us can get so exited and thrilled that we tend to get lost in enjoying the moment and forget some basic things that need to be taken […]