Posts Tagged ‘Wildlife’

Male tiger of Kanha

Male tiger of Kanha

A male tiger walking in open meadows is a wildlife photographers delight. A male tiger walking straight towards you even for a few seconds exceeds that delight.  I had just such a sighting when i was recently on my wildlife photo tour of kanha. This tiger was there just for a few seconds literally and […]


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.


Image of Young Elephant trumpeting

Image of Young Elephant trumpeting

This is an old image from my fav forest Bandipur, spent some amazing time here during my stay in bangalore, this young fellow was trying to show off and trying to scare us away, lovely character.


Wildlife Photography in India, some advice and tips to consider.

Wildlife Photography in India, some advice and tips to consider.

Hello my wild-lifer friends and Photographers, if you are visiting India for nature or wildlife photography and are new to India or rather new to wildlife reserves and national parks and sanctuaries in India then you may get some help or ideas to plan your trip in a better way by reading this article. Things […]


Beginners Guide to Wildlife Photography Equipment

Beginners Guide to Wildlife Photography Equipment. The most common question in the mind of a beginning wildlife photographer is about what camera, lens, and other gear should they buy to start. Every new comer in initial days needs this info and we all have gone through this often searching on the net, magazines, books etc. […]


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.


Gaur – Largest Oxen in the world

Gaur - Largest Oxen in the world

Gaur (Male) often referred wrongly as bisons, these are some of the largest oxen species in the world. Males often grow very huge and muscular, its a site to see. This one from Bandipur National Park.


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 […]


Elephant Baby – Kabini Backwaters

Elephant Baby - Kabini Backwaters

This was shot near the Kabini backwaters in Nagarhole National Park, this was in the rainy season so every thing was lush green and it was raining slightly, fortunately the gypsy (a commonly used 4×4 vehicle in indian forest) was covered so i could take these photos in the rain. The Kabini Backwaters is one […]


Tiger Tiger Burning Bright – Photo of the day

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright - Photo of the day

Tiger Tiger Burning Bright This place is a wildilfe photographers delight specially if you love tigers, one of the best places to photograph wild tigers in India, Bandhavgarh National park, but beware, summers can be very hot with temps reaching 45 Deg Celsius in the months of may and june, but this is the time […]


Hanuman Langurs – Slide Show

Hanuman Langur Monkeys – Images by Talat Khalid Photographing Monkeys can be quite fun, they are also not camera shy and very interesting characters, specially the young ones. Here’s a slide show of some Langur images, I loved it when the family of langurs in pench that was sitting together, the elders grooming, mothers taking […]


Crying Langur Baby

Crying Langur Baby

This baby langur was crying like a human baby, this was the first time i saw something like this and i almost stopped photographing. As a wildlife photographer often you encounter human like behaviours among animals that makes it special, this is one such image for me shot in pench national park sometime back.


GIR – the last frontier of the Asiatic Lion

GIR – the last frontier of the Asiatic Lion

(Panthera leo persica, locally known as Babber Sher, Sinh) As the year end gets closer I wonder where I should go to feed my appetite for the wilderness, this time as usual i was almost focused on tiger country somewhere like Kanha or Bandhavgarh. Then out of shear curiosity or should i say my luck […]


Talat Khalid Photography Site

Talat Khalid Photography Site

Hi all, On the 15th of august 2007 my site www.talatkhalid.com was launched after a long waiting list. Till now i have been working on the site in bits and pieces and there still a long way to go. First i need to add some more images (atleast those that are my favourites). I think […]