Nowadays, bird photography is a trendy passion among people all over the world. Pocket friendly DSLRs, jumbo telephoto lenses, and exposure on different social media platforms are increasingly influencing people from different fields to adopt this hobby. Some of them are Engineers, some of them are Doctors, some of them are teachers, government employees etc. Every hobby, passion or addiction has its positive and negative side both. Of course, bird photography is not an exception. Because of this hobby, people from different fields come close to nature and become more aware about wildlife conservation, importance of a tree, a wetland, and a forest.
But amateur bird photography also has some dark ‘behind the scenes’. Obscure knowledge about ecology, wildlife, bird behaviour, and blindly running behind the ‘perfect shot’ without any basic knowledge about ecosystem and habitat has nowadays become a threat for wildlife.
Few years ago, when I got a DSLR and a telephoto lens, just like other amateurs, I wanted to be a professional wildlife photographer. That time, I was a student, didn’t have enough money to do safaris in forests, so I chose birds as my wildlife subject. I spent a lot of time with my camera, trying to learn everything, every technique of my new toy. Honestly speaking, that time, Birds were just some colorful subjects for me. I had no basic knowledge about Ecology, Ethology or conservation.
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THE DOG CARE SERIES
GETTING A NEW PUPPY IS SAYING YES TO A LOT OF RESPONSIBILITY. IT TAKES MANY SLEEPLESS NIGHTS, VISITS TO VETS, HOUSE TRAINING, PUPPY TRAINING, FEEDING MANY TIMES A DAY AND A LOT OF CHEWED UP SHOES AND FURNITURE. BUT IT’S ALL WORTH IT.
Happiness AT FIFTEEN
Winter was setting in last month… It was joyous to see Sikander and Tango, who were nearing their 15th birthday, run and play in the park; their frolicking is always followed by a silent prayer in my heart asking God for giving them more opportunities to enjoy life! They have helped me remain intact in the most difficult situations. Just a few months back it was another story…
THE GROOMING ABCs: SIBERIAN HUSKY EDITION
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Celebrating 10 Years of Success
With the onset of 2021, India's #1 Pet Retail Brand, Just Dogs is celebrating its 10 years of being in the pet industry. Let's rewind and relive the moment of its inception with the people who laid the foundation of Just Dogs, India – Mr. Ashish Anthony and Mrs. Poorvi Anthony. They dwell upon their incredible journey over this period. Excerpts...
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Caring FOR THE NEW CAT MOM
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A SNEEK PEEK INTO THOSE EARLY DAYS
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‘THE ART OF PET PORTRAITS'
Hi! I’m Eshita Prasanna, a photographer by profession and a pet photographer out of passion and love for animals! Pet photography, I believe, is more of an art than a profession. I started Tailshots in 2013 to create, capture, and preserve memories of pets and their loved ones!
MY pet MY Story
Every pet story is a love story, between pets and their humans. We at Just Dogs believe that every pet is special and has a unique story. We’ve shared a series of ‘My Pet My Story’ on our social media. If you liked them the first time, you can relive the happiness here all over again.
WINTER WELLNESS: 5 TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR Gut and Brain Health THIS NEW YEAR
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4 EXPERT TIPS FOR Men to Age Gracefully
We all want to believe that we get better with age, but growing older can often make a man feel more like a broken-down beater than a classic car. Luckily, it is possible to handle the process with strength and integrity. Try a modern approach to aging gracefully with these four steps,” says Dr. Spar.
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