The Blue-throated Barbet, by Nirupam Roy

Besides Kingfishers, taking photograph on this little bird known as The blue-throated barbet is also my favorite. It is an Asian barbet having bright green, blue and red plumage, seen across the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.

The Blue-throated Barbet, by Nirupam Roy

Noikon D7000 with Nikor 55-300mm | Exposure 1/25Sec @ F/5.6 | ISO 125 | Focal Length 300mm
The Blue-throated Barbet, by Nirupam Roy

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 15
Award Score: 61 (Value 11, Clarity 10, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 11)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Wildlife Photography
Photograph Location: Cooch Behar, West Bengal | India

Photographer: Nirupam Roy (Tufanganj, Coochbehar, West Bengal, India) Registered
Nirupam Roy is from a small town Tufanganj, located in CoochBehar District in WestBengal, India. Being a school teacher, entering into this unique arena is really dramatic for him. Going to school he always thinks about the phenomena of the society, but could not understand how the common yet beautiful aspects can be modified represented. Though he has done some documentary video works in YouTube, but it did not satisfy him. Then in one summer he planned a family trip to Orrisa, India. There he realized the necessity of a camera to capture the scenic beauty of the place surrounded by several sea-coasts. At the same time he wanted to photograph his family, especially his son Arkapravo, and bought his first camera Canon SX 40 HS. After returning home, he has fallen in love with photography passionately, and bought the DSLR, NikonD5000. Now-a-days friends rebuked him by telling that camera becomes his only obsession. But Nirupam believes it becomes his passion because he always thinks how the new concept of photography can be produced. Photography completely changes his whole attitude towards nature and human being. It gives him a sort of peace to his weary mind, as if a blessings from Almighty.

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