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Kanha National Park

My first visit to the forests of central Indian plateau and its national parks. Spent five days roaming the jungles of Mogli, Bhalhu and Bhageera and experienced the famous national parks, Kanha and Bandhavgarh. Went along with a group of enthusiastic wildlife photographers, as part of the ‘Tiger Photography Safari’ organized by Kalyan Varma. The […]

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Bandhavgarh National Park

Due to unseasonal rains in central India, we cut short our stay at Kanha and drove to Bandhavgarh earlier than planned, to try and make up for the two safaris that we had missed at Kanha. Egyptian vultures along the way made it a good journey and the sighting of two tigress, Chakradhara and Mahamand […]

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Bandhavgarh National Park – Birds

Due to unseasonal rains in central India, we cut short our stay at Kanha and drove to Bandhavgarh earlier than planned, to try and make up for the two safaris that we had missed at Kanha. Egyptian vultures along the way made it a good journey and the sighting of two tigress, Chakradhara and Mahamand […]

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Photography Expedition to Borneo

Way back in 2010 I had this amazing opportunity to go on a photography expedition to Borneo with Kalyan Verma, Divya Mudappa and Raman. It was my first visit to any of the major rainforsts of the world and i had a fabulous time experiencing rainforest like this. Took a lot of photographs during the […]

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Wild Borneo – Primates

Saw six different species of primates from Borneo. Orangutan, Red Leaf Monkey, Silvered Leaf Monkey, Pig Tailed Macaque, Long Tailed Macaques and the funny looking Probosis Monkeys. The big one missing from the list were the Gibbons. We did hear their calls, but they were way up in the canopy and always a couple of […]

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Wild Borneo – Birds

Thought we saw about 25 – 30 species of birds during our entire trip, it was pretty difficulty to photography them, given the challenges of shooting inside a rain forest. The main attraction for me, were the Hornbills and we did see and photography three different species – Rhinoceros, Pied and Black Hornbill. One of […]

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Wild Borneo – Canopy Walk

Personally for me, Canopy Walk at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge, was one of the highlights of the entire trip. What made it memorable was the rains and the feel of the rainforest during and after a rainfall, and that too from within the canopy. The schematic digaram in the series shows how hanging bridges have […]

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Wild Borneo – Leopard Cat

It was late evening when we were on our way back to Danum Valley, after spending a fabulous day in and around Borneo Rainforest Lodge. It seemed as if all the Leopard Cats of Danum Valley were on the road that evening. We spotted 4 different cats within a span of 1 hour. We followed […]

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Wild Borneo – Gomantong Caves

The Gomantong Caves are an intricate cave system inside Gomantong Hill. The hill is the largest limestone outcrop in the Lower Kinabatangan area, Sandakan division, in the Malaysian state of Sabah. The main cave system is divided into two parts: the more accessible Simud Hitam (Black Cave), and the larger Simud Putih (White Cave) which […]

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Wild Borneo – Sunrise & Sunset

Borneo Sunrise and Sunset, from two different locations in Sabah. All the sunrise pictures were shot from an observatory tower / cabin, on top of a small hill within Danum Valley, about 10 kms from the Danum Valley Research Center. Where as the sunset photographs were shot from a boat, on the way back after […]

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