Wildlife Photography – Light & Composition https://www.lightandcomposition.com Towards the true essence of photography Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:50:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Grey Langur by Ravikumar Jambunathan https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-august-17-grey-langur-by-ravikumar-jambunathan/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-of-the-day-august-17-grey-langur-by-ravikumar-jambunathan https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-august-17-grey-langur-by-ravikumar-jambunathan/#respond Mon, 17 Aug 2020 13:21:08 +0000 https://www.lightandcomposition.com/?p=852414

Grey Langur by Ravikumar Jambunathan

Ajanta Caves is home for ancient Buddhist monuments and arts and also home of many wild species and birds among which Grey Langur is commonly sited throughout the caves. They live in facilities and sometimes target visitors who bring along food with them. Hence, they always on move along the ridges of the cave walls to look for food. The image is one of that moment when the langur was curious to look at me as my bag was lying open on the floor.


Canon 600D with 70-300 f4.-5.6L | Exposure 1/80s @ f/5.6 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 140mm


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Photograph Location
Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India


Ravikumar Jambunathan was born in India and presently living in Singapore. He is a computer science graduate and currently working with a Bank. Ravikumar is a self-taught photographer and has a great passion towards photography. He loves travelling. He purely works in Black and White medium. To him, photography is an excellent medium of self expression and communication. He strongly believes that, a great photograph is a true piece of document where a moment is captured with time and light.

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Singapore

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Black Headed Tanager by Ravikumar Jambunathan

Ajanta Caves is home for ancient Buddhist monuments and arts and also home of many wild species and birds among which Black Headed Tanager is commonly sited throughout the caves forest. This image was one of the delicate moment where I saw this little bird sitting relatively near to me while was resting. The moment was brief and luckily I had the camera ready to capture this image.


Canon 600D with 70-300 f4.-5.6L | Exposure 1/80s @ f/5.6 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 300mm


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Composition 17
Style 12
Skill 12


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Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India


Ravikumar Jambunathan was born in India and presently living in Singapore. He is a computer science graduate and currently working with a Bank. Ravikumar is a self-taught photographer and has a great passion towards photography. He loves travelling. He purely works in Black and White medium. To him, photography is an excellent medium of self expression and communication. He strongly believes that, a great photograph is a true piece of document where a moment is captured with time and light.

Current Location
Singapore

Website
http://www.ravikumarjambunathan.com

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]]> https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-august-15-black-headed-tanager-by-ravikumar-jambunathan/feed/ 0 Evening Bird by Deep Mahakal https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-august-09-evening-bird-by-deep-mahakal/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-of-the-day-august-09-evening-bird-by-deep-mahakal https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-august-09-evening-bird-by-deep-mahakal/#respond Sun, 09 Aug 2020 13:21:08 +0000 https://www.lightandcomposition.com/?p=840259

Evening Bird by Deep Mahakal

When the sun of arises, the singing bird comes from nowhere and made my day. Proper focal length is required for shooting sun rays and the low angle shot made the photo amazing. I love birds, tiny little creatures not afraid to fall down, its a woodpecker baby learning to fly


COOLPIX P900 | Exposure 1/200sec f /3.2 | ISO 400 | Focal Length 55mm


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Value 12
Clarity 12
Composition 17
Style 12.5
Skill 12.5


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Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Zari, Gujarat, India


Bron in India, Deep Mahakal lives in Baroda mostly, he like to travel in different villages of india conveying the story of native people through his photographs, he is not professional but he tries to learn every aspects of photography, Every picture has a story what he says, he love birds far more than anything, he get peace with them.

Current Location
Ukai, India

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]]> https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-august-09-evening-bird-by-deep-mahakal/feed/ 0 Friendship by Kirsten Bruening https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-may-08-friendship-by-kirsten-bruening/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-of-the-day-may-08-friendship-by-kirsten-bruening https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-may-08-friendship-by-kirsten-bruening/#respond Fri, 08 May 2020 12:19:08 +0000 https://www.lightandcomposition.com/?p=840954

Friendship by Kirsten Bruening

Friendship is a connection that overcomes all obstacles. Friendship means to accept and love all one person with all good and bad qualities. Friendship knows no racism, friendship does not distinguish between different skin colors, languages or religions. True friendship is one of the greatest gifts that we receive in life. If the friendship is genuine, the distance between two people does not matter. In good times and in bad!


Nikon D800 | Exposure 1/1250sec @ f/5.6 | Focal Length 300mm | ISO 640


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66.5

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Value 12
Clarity 12
Composition 17.5
Style 13
Skill 12


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Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Cologne, Germany


Kirsten Bruening is an amateur photographer and lives near Cologne. Her passion for photography started in her childhood and she spent many years exploring analogue photography. After a long break of fifteen years, she returned to photography. She loves black and white photography in nature, portraiture, and wildlife. She believes nothing can convey more expression to emotions and beauty than the play of light and shadow. She plans an extra-occupational study in photography and wants to deepen her knowledge.

Current Location
Cologne, Germany

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]]> https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-may-08-friendship-by-kirsten-bruening/feed/ 0 Tree Sparrow on Black Mulberry by Sarvenaz Saadat https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-april-17-tree-sparrow-on-black-mulberry-by-sarvenaz-saadat/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-of-the-day-april-17-tree-sparrow-on-black-mulberry-by-sarvenaz-saadat https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-april-17-tree-sparrow-on-black-mulberry-by-sarvenaz-saadat/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2020 12:19:08 +0000 https://www.lightandcomposition.com/?p=840286

Tree Sparrow on Black Mulberry by Sarvenaz Saadat

In late January, it was very cold, heavy snow had fallen, I had left home for winter photography and I saw a tree sparrow sitting alone on tree in a park of Mehrshahr, Karaj. Tree sparrow is one of frequent bird species in Iran. Sparrows are birds that are usually overlooked but I have always loved and photographed them and will do so.


Nikon Coolpix B500 | Exposure 1/50sec f /3.2 | ISO 800 | Focal Length 160mm


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Clarity 13
Composition 18
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Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Mehrshar, Karaj, Alborz Province, Iran


Sarvenaz Saadat born in September 1988 and lives in Karaj located in Iran. She is an architect and talented as an amateur photographer and loves nature, landscape and wildlife photography. She plans to study art and photography and become a professional nature photographer. She started photography with Nikon Coolpix 3200 from high school and continues to this day. Also, she is an amateur birdwatcher and she loves travel and finding different subject in wilderness areas.

Current Location
Karaj, Iran

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Common Stonechat by Sarvenaz Saadat

We were in the Sangemes Protected Area in Kerman province, which is one of the Persian leopard and Asiatic black bear habitats in Iran. I was scared of a possible bear attack in the morning and started photographing several Bird species including wheatears, partridges and thrushes, nuthatches and fly catcher.


Nikon D5300 with 70-300 mm | Exposure 1/400sec f /3.2 | ISO 3200 | Focal Length 300mm


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Clarity 12
Composition 17
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Skill 11


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Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Sangemes, Kerman Province, Iran


Sarvenaz Saadat born in September 1988 and lives in Karaj located in Iran. She is an architect and talented as an amateur photographer and loves nature, landscape and wildlife photography. She plans to study art and photography and become a professional nature photographer. She started photography with Nikon Coolpix 3200 from high school and continues to this day. Also, she is an amateur birdwatcher and she loves travel and finding different subject in wilderness areas.

Current Location
Karaj, Iran

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Small Tit by Hanks Tseng

In spring, it is the season of birds and flowers, and the family goes to the mountains to enjoy the flowers. A small small tit is flying between the trees. It is probably because of the fact that in the mountains, humans are rarely seen, so they are not afraid of people. Watching me take a camera and shoot it, is this posture good?


CANON EOS 600D 18-135mm, f/4-5.6,1/500sec@f/5.6,iso3200, Focal Length135mm


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Clarity 11
Composition 16
Style 12
Skill 11


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Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Taichung City, Taiwan, Republic of China


Born in Taoyuan, Taiwan, he is now retired. The biggest interest every day is to go out and take pictures. This will not only exercise and fitness, but also record the beauty and pass it on to everyone. If anyone wants to invite me to your country. Take a photo, I will be very happy!Expertise is to shoot landscapes, like to shoot seascapes, forests, streams and lakes with slow shutter speeds, often showing a peaceful, quiet and beautiful feeling under slow shutter speeds.

Current Location
Republic of China

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]]> https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-april-06-small-tit-by-hanks-tseng/feed/ 1 Green-Backed Tit in a Winter Morning by Sarthak Pattanaik https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-27-green-backed-tit-in-a-winter-morning-by-sarthak-pattanaik/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-of-the-day-december-27-green-backed-tit-in-a-winter-morning-by-sarthak-pattanaik https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-27-green-backed-tit-in-a-winter-morning-by-sarthak-pattanaik/#respond Fri, 27 Dec 2019 12:19:08 +0000 https://www.lightandcomposition.com/?p=331282

Green-Backed Tit in a Winter Morning by Sarthak Pattanaik

It was a winter morning and was very cold outside. I wanted to go outside to see some beautiful landscapes. I could hear the birds were singing songs, but due to cold and fever, I was not able to go. I was watching the outside view from my bedroom window when I noticed this little bird on a branch, quickly opened my bag and took this photo.


Canon Eos M50 with Sigma 150-600mm | Exposure 1/1000sec @ f/6.3 | Focal Length 562 mm | ISO 1250


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Value 12.5
Clarity 13
Composition 18
Style 13
Skill 12.5


Award Category
Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
India


Born in India, Sarthak lives in Cuttack,Odisha.He is 17 years old. Sarthak loves to capture landscape and Wildlife of India. He spends most of his free time exploring various natural habitats,forests,Waterfalls.His father is his best friend and accompanies him during various adventures.He is a aspiring photographer with a dream to become No.1 and to create awareness among people about the importance of trees and wildlife.

Current Location
Cuttack, India

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]]> https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-27-green-backed-tit-in-a-winter-morning-by-sarthak-pattanaik/feed/ 0 Kumbh Mela by Eshank Kanojia https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-21-kumbh-mela-by-eshank-kanojia/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-of-the-day-december-21-kumbh-mela-by-eshank-kanojia https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-21-kumbh-mela-by-eshank-kanojia/#comments Sat, 21 Dec 2019 12:19:08 +0000 https://www.lightandcomposition.com/?p=396656

Kumbh Mela by Eshank Kanojia

Allahabad Kumbh Mela. The Allahabad Kumbh Mela is a mela held every 12 years at Prayag (Allahabad), India. The exact date is determined according to Hindu astrology: the Mela is held when Jupiter is in Taurus and the sun and the moon are in Capricorn. And known as a worlds biggest human gathering.


NIKON D5300 | Exposure 1/400sec @ f/6.3 | ISO 250 | Focal Length 18mm


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December 21, 2019


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Value 12
Clarity 12
Composition 17
Style 12
Skill 12


Award Category
Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Alahabad, India


Born in lucknow, Eshank kanojia lives in mumbai, India. He completed his diploma in professional photography in fine arts and story telling images from delhi india Pearl academy. And roamed different cities capturing moments and emotions . Eshank was been bought up in a middle class family he has four members including him. He is emotionally attached with the way of taking pictures.

Current Location
Mumbai, India

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]]> https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-21-kumbh-mela-by-eshank-kanojia/feed/ 7 Lonely Bird in the Cold Himalayas by Sarthak Pattanaik https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-19-lonely-bird-in-the-cold-himalayas-by-sarthak-pattanaik/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=photo-of-the-day-december-19-lonely-bird-in-the-cold-himalayas-by-sarthak-pattanaik https://www.lightandcomposition.com/photo-of-the-day-december-19-lonely-bird-in-the-cold-himalayas-by-sarthak-pattanaik/#respond Thu, 19 Dec 2019 12:19:08 +0000 https://www.lightandcomposition.com/?p=329759

Lonely Bird in the Cold Himalayas by Sarthak Pattanaik

I took this shot during my trip to the Eastern Himalayas.I was watching the beautiful mountains in my hotel’s balcony when I saw the bird sitting on a branch.I rushed to my room to bring my camera and to click this beautiful bird. But To my surprise it was not there anymore.I was very disappointed and waited for hours until the bird returned again and this time I took the snap.


Canon Eos M50 with Sigma 150-600mm | Exposure 1/1250sec @ f/6.3 | Focal Length 600 mm | ISO 2500


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Value 12
Clarity 13
Composition 18
Style 13
Skill 13


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Wildlife Photography


Photograph Location
Sikkim, India


Born in India, Sarthak lives in Cuttack,Odisha.He is 17 years old. Sarthak loves to capture landscape and Wildlife of India. He spends most of his free time exploring various natural habitats,forests,Waterfalls.His father is his best friend and accompanies him during various adventures.He is a aspiring photographer with a dream to become No.1 and to create awareness among people about the importance of trees and wildlife.

Current Location
Cuttack, India

Instagram
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