The Butterfly Park Chandigarh

Butterfly Park Chandigarh

Introduction The Butterfly Park Chandigarh was inaugurated on 21st March 2012 and is located in Sector-26 (View location on map). The park is spread over an area of 7 acres. The park is full of vegetation and consists of a large variety of trees and shrubs. The park is designed Continue Reading

The Japanese Garden Chandigarh – 2

Japanese Garden Chandigarh

…..continued from “The Japanese Garden – 1” The Meditation Hut There is a beautiful Meditation Hut built in Phase-1 of the Japanese Garden. In Japan this hut is referred to as “Meiso Koya” meaning Mediation Hut. Meiso is made up of three characters : me – the eyes. i – Continue Reading

The Japanese Garden Chandigarh – 1

Japanese Garden Chandigarh

Introduction The Japanese Garden is located in Sector – 31 in Chandigarh (View location on map). It is spread over an area of approximately 13 acres. The Japanese Garden consists of two phases. The Phase-1 was inaugurated on 7th November 2014 and the Phase-2 of the park was opened to Continue Reading

The Bakarpur Pond – 2

Bakarpur Pond - Bird Photography

Bird Photography …..continued from Part-1 I spent around 2-2.5 hours at the Bakarpur Pond photographing and observing the birds and also catching attention from curious villagers crossing the road. Some even reaching out to me with questions like, Are you from the press? What will you do with the photographs? Continue Reading

The Bakarpur Pond – 1

Bakarpur Pond - Bird Photography

Bird Photography Bakarpur is a small village in Distt. Mohali, Punjab. It is located on the new Zirakpur – Kharar byepass road. I had heard a lot about Bakarpur pond and seen a lot of photographs of the various Birds found in this pond, in many Bird Photography groups on Continue Reading

My Birding Diary – 3

Indian Grey Hornbill Silhoutte - Birding Diary - 3

A Further Journey This is the third part of my Birding Blog. As part of this blog I am just trying to document all the different species of birds that I have managed to photograph in these years. The photography gear that I currently own is a Canon Digital Rebel Continue Reading

The Canon Photo Walk

Canon Photo Walk

Chattbir Zoo (2015) Canon India conducted its first ever Photo Walk in Chandigarh on 18th January 2015. The Canon Photo Walk was mentored by Shivang Mehta who is an official trainer with Canon and is also the Canon India Brand Ambassador. The theme for the Photo Walk was “Wildlife Photography” Continue Reading

The Indian Moon Moth

The Indian Moon Moth

On 23rd April 2016 I traveled to the newly opened Sherpa Eco Resort at Village Dyarag near Solan (Himachal Pradesh) to attend a family function. The resort is located in the middle of dense Oak & Deodar forest which turns out to be a great habitat for beautiful insects, birds Continue Reading

The Scott Kelby Photowalk

Scott Kelby Photowalk

The Scott Kelby Photowalk was held on October 3rd 2015 in Chandigarh. This is a worldwide event where group leaders organize a photo walk in all major cities. The 2015 walk in Chandigarh was led by Sabin Prodan who belongs to Romania and was in Chandigarh for one of his Continue Reading

My Birding Diary – 2

Peacock Silhoutte - Birding Diary - 2

The Journey Continues This is the second part of my Birding Blog. As part of this blog I am just trying to document all the different species of birds that I have managed to photograph in these years. The photography gear that I currently own is a Canon Digital Rebel Continue Reading