Elephant swimming across

VIDEO - Natural History Moment - The Amphibious Gentle Giant

Elephants, the majestic mammals, not only enjoy spending time in water, but they are also excellent swimmers too. Watching one first hand is an amazing moment indeed! As always, your feedback is much appreciated. Please feel free to COMMENT, LIKE AND SHARE :-) Do subscribe to my channel here - https://youtube.com/framesofnature to keep updated on future videos.

August 4, 2020 · 1 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Best of 2018 in pictures

As the year of 2018 comes to a close it is time reminisce, a customary look back at how the year was in terms of photography for me. The year began with the beautiful winged beauties of the Western Ghats on our bird photography workshop in Goa followed by the wonderful celestial event of Lunar Eclipse. This eclipse was the first I was able to sit through patiently, enjoy and capture in camera :-)...

December 29, 2018 · 2 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Great Hornbills - Courtship

Great Hornbills are majestic, large sized birds of the high canopied rainforests, across the South and Southeast Asia. It is one of the larger species of hornbills, growing to be anywhere between 3 & 4 ft in length, weighing between 2.5 to 3.5 kgs and a wingspan of around 5 ft. They are mostly seen moving along the canopies, foraging on various kinds of fruits, which is their primary diet. Fig trees are their most favourite, with they attributing to around 73% of their source of food....

June 3, 2018 · 3 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Elephant - swimming across for love

Elephants can swim. I had heard and read about that. The sea faring elephants of the Andamans and Sri Lanka are very well known. Legends like the elephant named Rajan, of the Andamans, was featured in a Hollywood movie too. However, I had not been lucky enough to see one actually swim, until this March, in Kaziranga, when I was a first hand witness to that. We were on our afternoon safari....

April 27, 2018 · 5 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Bird in a scape

In bird photography, frame filling shots, showing the bird in all its glory, every feather, every color on the bird popping out of the frame, making the viewer fall in love with it, are awesome, there’s no doubting that. However, it’s my personal opinion that bringing in a bit of the bird’s habitat into the frame adds a few more pixels of aesthetic value to the image. There could be various reasons for this thinking of mine....

September 5, 2015 · 4 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy