August 2014

There are different techniques in wildlife photography meant for specific creatures. No experienced wildlife photographer shall click the image of an elephant with the same kind of lens and approach as a snake. In this section, we shall discuss how to shoot birds in flight, which might seem like an easy subject but is actually hard to capture. You might have tried numerous times to get the perfect shot but you have to follow some careful steps in order to turn out frame-worthy pictures.

It is necessary to follow separate methods to capture fast flying birds. In case of the latter category, you shall find they slow flying birds are much easier to photograph rather than fast flying birds. Moreover, your task becomes easier since slow flying birds are usually larger. You can achieve the perfect shot if you start practicing camera panning. It is necessary for you to learn how to move your camera along with the movement of the subject.

SPECIES OF THE MONTH
Indian Skimmer
Scientific Name: Rynchops albicollis
 
TIGER TALKS
In our previous issues, this section has exhaustively covered the rise of the new generation of tigers across various national parks and forests in the country.

Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary
The Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 2100 square meter and is a protected region in northern India. The site is located on the Chambal River close to the tri-points of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The Chambal Valley remains open from October to April.

Towards the end of the month of July, Raghu participated in a meeting held by the Forest Department of Maharashtra to develop the prospects of wildlife tourism in the south of the Pune district. The convener of the meeting was the Chief Conservator of Forests (CCF) in Pune. This was one of the best and most visible platforms to share views, ideas, offer guidance and ways to promote eco-tourism and lend the full support of the IWX services towards the cause.



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