Wild World India regularly assists professional and amateur wildlife and nature photographers from across the globe. Our localized knowledge, ground support and regular park updates have been critical to the success of several nature photography & filming tours. We understand the needs of photographers and help organize their tours based on their subjects, with precise information on wildlife sightings, time and duration of travel, light conditions, specialized permissions and down to the minutest detail. We also try to keep travel time to a minimum so as to maximize wildlife photography opportunities. Our clients are accompanied by an experienced team of local naturalists, guides and drivers; who perfectly understand light conditions and where to look for the best photography opportunities. Based on your inputs we'd be glad to customize a tour for you. Perhaps the best credentials that we can offer are the kind of photographers and filmmakers with their specialized requirements who have traveled with us.
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY IN INDIA
by Aditya Singh
Theo Allofs, Canada
Theo Allofs specializes in wildlife and nature photography worldwide having won multiple awards in renowned competitions. He won BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 1996, 1998, 1999; AGFA Wildlife Awards 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001; Nature's Best Photo Contest 1999. In 2006 Theo's image 'The Great Delta' won specially commended in the Shell Photographer of the Year Competition. Theo's work has been featured in major publications including Smithsonian, National Geographic, Outdoor Photographer, National/International Wildlife, Natural History, Nikon World Portfolio, GEO and American Photo.
Daisy Gilardini, Switzerland
After her first trip to India in 1989, Daisy took up photography seriously and has since traveled to over 40 countries, currently specializing in the remote regions of Antarctica. Wild World India assisted her in a tiger photography tour to Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Ranthambhore. Her work has been published in some of the best travel magazines of Europe and has worked for Smithsonian and Nature's Best magazines. She has placed well in several photo competitions and won the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2006 and Traveler Photographer of the Year 2004 in the Living Planet category.
Nanak Dhingra, India
One of the leading nature photographers of the country, his work has appeared in BBC Wild-Life, India Today, Sanctuary Asia and many other journals, books and newspapers from time to time.
'Vatavaran' India's exclusive Environment and Wildlife festival have exhibited his work as well as Project Tiger, Government of India's most famous and prestigious conservation project. His exquisite documentation of successive tiger families in the forests of Bandhavgarh and Ranthambhore is a major highlight amongst his vast work which depicts astonishing animal behavior never recorded before. Nanak Dhingra has contributed his images generously for the Wild World India website.
Sandesh Kadur, USA
Currently a Naturalist and Filmmaker at the Gorgas Science Foundation and working with the University of Texas at Brownsville, Sandesh's work ranges from the Cloud forests in Mexico to the Western Ghats of South India. His documentary 'Sahyadris: Mountains of the Monsoon' earned worldwide acclaim and won several prestigious awards like Special Award for Wildlife Conservation, a Gold REMI Award for Creative Excellence, a Merit Award for Cinematography, as well as a nomination for BBC's Green Oscar for Best Newcomer of the Year, among others. In 2005 Sahyadris made its television premiere and was one of the highest rated shows on Discovery Channel India. Wild World India organized his trip to Ranthambhore.
Chris Brunskill, UK
Author of 'Tiger Forest' based on tigers of Ranthambhore
Tiger Forest - A Visual Study of Ranthambhore National Park, was released in 2003/2004. Containing some of his finest images from his 5 years of study in Ranthambhore National Park
Marcus Karlsen, Norway
Working as a scientist at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Marcus is a young upcoming nature photographer who has traveled with us on two occasions to photograph tigers in Bandhavgarh and lions in Gir
Colin Stafford Johnson, UK
Versatile BBC cameraman, Colin has three years experience of working exclusively with tigers in India. He traveled to Ranthambhore on assignment and Corbett to see Wild World India's Mahseer Conservation Program.
Chris Mills, UK
Based in Norfolk, Chris has been photographing wildlife for over 20 years in Norfolk, the UK and around the world. Chris also offers wildlife digital photography workshops, mainly focussed on Digital SLR photography. Chris has been on a birding trip in Corbett & Nainital with Wild World India
Bruce Colin, US
Bruce Colin is an award winning nature photographer and a North American Nature Photographer Association (NANPA) member whose images and articles have appeared in calendars, textbooks, and publications such as Birders' World, Outdoor and Travel Photographer, and Nature Photographer Magazine. He has given natural science and photography presentations for the New York City Board of Education, the N.Y.C. Sierra Photography Club, The American Museum of Natural History, and the Natural Resource Defense Council. Bruce traveled with us to the parks of Bandhavgarh, Kanha and Corbett to photograph Tigers, Elephants, other mammals and birds