Pench National Park, MP

Pench National Park is in Madhya Pradesh, but shares the border with Maharashtra. My best Tiger sightings till date has been in Pench. We had a Tiger Sighting pretty much in each of our 4 Safaris. The Tigers we spotted are Langdi, Collarwaali, and another Tiger in Water (not sure of the name).

Tadoba Tiger Reserve – Must visit for any wildlife lover

Tadoba Tiger Reserve in the state of Maharashtra is one of the best Tiger National Parks in India. Tiger sightings are typically rare but you are certain to spot one or two atleast as long as you do 4 Safari's atleast. Lot of opportunities for Bird sightings as well

Puttenahalli Lake: The next and latest birding destination

I stay in JP Nagar 7th phase and very near to the Puttenahalli Lake. My birding locations were the Valley School, near Bannerghatta and so on. Over this weekend I happened to visit Puttenahalli Lake and look what I captured on my camera.

The once upon a time defunct & dry lake is now having flora […]

Trip to Kabini & Mysore 2013

This lovely bird, which is the state bird of Karnataka, was spotted during the Safari. While our eyes were looking for the elusive cat, this bird with it’s pair was perched on a branch and offered us a chance to click at a close range

Birding at Hebbal Lake Bangalore

Hebbal Lake was my next birding destination after having earlier visited Bannerghatta, Valley School & Madiwala Lake. This lake is situated in the northern part of Bangalore.

I was to go to the Aero Show 2013 (for viewing birds of a different kind!) and left early to reach the lake at about 07:30am. The entrance to […]

Bird Photography at Madiwala Lake

Madiwala Lake (near BTM Layout) is a good place for photographing birds. Especially birds in flight, as there are a lot of egrets & herons. I had a Canon EF L300mm prime lens with a Canon 600D body and shown below are some of the pictures.

Birding places in and around Bangalore

For Bird photography enthusiasts and nature lovers, here are some places in and around Bangalore for Birding

TG Halli reservoir
Hebbal Lake
Rampura Lake
Hoskote Lake
Indian Institute of Science
Valley school
Turahalli minor forest
Nandi hills
Banneraghatta National Park
Hulimangala (village on Bannerghatta-Anekal Road, must be about 4-5 kms from Bannerghatta)
Lalbagh Botanical Gardens
Thattekere Lake

Outside Bangalore:

Ranganathittu bird sanctuary, two hours drive from […]

Great place to photo shoot birds, Valley School Kanakapura Road

If you are a bird watcher and love photo shooting birds then you should go to this place – Valley School on the outskirts of Bangalore. This school is a popular school and is located on Kanakapura Road (infact not on Kanakapura road, but you need to take a detour at one of the points). […]

Where do you get rental lenses for DSLR cameras?

It should come as no surprise for photographers (amateur or professional) that the Lens cost a lot more than the actual Camera body itself. Each Lens could cost in the range of 1.2 Lakhs (Indian Rupees) or upwards of $2000. Is it worth it? or Some just cannot afford it.

For professional photographers, it may be […]

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