The Sole Seed – BBC WPOTY 2010 Finalist

From the precinct of the passionate heart arose a dream to shoot at the stars. The aim was high, the challenge was daunting and the reward not slight. The distance was great but the dream pressed on relentlessly, blissfully blind to the light-years in between, and fuelled by the motto that to pit oneself against…

‘Facing Page’!

Considering the frequency with which I’d been posting pictures on my Facebook Wall, it appeared much more convenient and logical to share my work on a dedicated site, and to this end, I’ve created my own Facebook Page, which can be accessed at: http://www.facebook.com/santigris . By ‘liking’ the page, you will allow me to pop…

Leap Year

The Mirchani female cub at Patpar Naala, January 2010 At the threshold of the Chinese Year of the Tiger, a cub leaps in play on an island of isolated wilderness, a small relic from a glorious past, which has somehow escaped the ravages of man, slipping out of his damning grasp. The much-hyped turn of…

Chorbehra as Ambassador of Dandeli!

I’m pleased to share that my image of the Chorbehra Female (below), made in December 2007 in Bandhavgarh, has been adapted to a graphic that forms a large part of the brand-new logo of the Dandeli-Anshi Tiger Reserve.  Go Chorbehra, the freshly-crowned ambassador of a tiger reserve! Chorbehra Female – not just a tiger, but…