What stimulated your interest in wildlife and photography?
Eventually I started reading books about wildlife, travel and adventure. I first developed an interest in photography at the age of 16, when my mother gifted me a Kodak Hotshot film camera. I used to carry it in my bag and shoot pictures while exploring the area around my house. This hobby then became my passion when I got my first D-SLR. Initially I used the camera in Auto Mode but surprisingly my images were praised by my relatives and friends. This ignited the passion and I started to study photography extensively. As wildlife was very close to my heart since childhood, I started exploring this genre of photography furthermore. It was a steep learning curve and I believe that in the field of photography, learning never ends. Each new day offers me a chance to learn something new which drives my passion.
Locations and weather conditions seem to be a crucial aspect to a successful picture. How do you handle these unpredictable factors?
Wildlife photography is all about opportunity. You need to be at the right place at the right time. There are multiple factors involved and numerous challenges faced by any wildlife photographer. To be a good wildlife photographer, you need to have good knowledge of the subject. Also, location and weather play a big role in the behavior of wildlife, so proper homework is very necessary. Before going out for any expediti