Mother’s Day

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Noor with her cub at Ranthambore | 2014

The fierce tigress that Noor is, its unusual to see her as a doting mother. Motherhood turns the most cynical of women into loving and selfless mothers. That’s an instinct we humans share with the animal kingdom.

Cheers to all the mothers and a very happy mother’s day!

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Sameer Jain (Kittu)

Way before I started photography, I heard the song Lose Yourself by Eminem, and the starting line has stuck with me ever since. It goes- “If you had one shot, one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted would you capture it or just let it slip?” This line is a constant reminder and the closest description of what I feel when I’m out on a safari or walking/trekking photographing birds. Fondly known as Kittu, I’ve been a resident of Mudumalai for three decades. I manage and run Forest Hills Farm and Guesthouse; a family run resort near the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. For as long as my memory goes, I have been an ardent lover of wildlife. Growing up on tea estates and Forest Hills, has played an active role in nurturing my love for nature and wildlife. During school holidays at Forest Hills, I made full use of safari and trekking opportunities that came my way. In 2005, I decided to pursue photography with a Canon film SLR and in 2007, I went digital. The love of wildlife has taken me to various national parks both in India (Bandhavgarh, Ranthambore, Tadoba, Kaziranga to name a few) and other esteemed forest reserves such as Masai Mara (Kenya). While I keenly keep a track of birding activity at home (Forest Hills Farm and Guesthouse), one might just bump into me during a safari at my favourite forest reserve i.e. the Bandipur Tiger Reserve.

One thought on “Mother’s Day

  1. Beautiful Pictures i Must say.. Really Great Job done.. As an Photographer i can understand how much efforts and patience are required to capture Wildlife Pictures. Really Its a Breathtaking Experience. Even i am also a photographer but not that much good as you. You can have a look at my work at http://www.nitinkhanna.net/ and Let me know how you find it. I would love to hear from photographer like you.

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