Joshi Mukard’s Wildlife Photography and Other Updates


My unique approach to wild life and bird photography with an ultra wide-angle lens is attracting much interest world-wide. Friends from Middle-East and U.S and the whole of India are sending me personal messages to share the photos I took in Bandipur Tiger reserve recently. The way the news spreads of my exploits in wild life photography may even land me a nomination for Nat Geo’s ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ award – fingers crossed.

So Friends, I do not want to keep you waiting any longer. Time has finally arrived to unveil my photographs. Here we go:
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This is how I look before a shoot. Do I not look like an ace photographer? 

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 Oh….am I trying to shoot Elephant dung?

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Bandipur Shots: Bison

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Deer

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I have to highlight even the Elephants!

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This Elephant was so kind to come very close to the road and pose for me

Hope you liked all the wild shots.

In the future I plan to go for a Tiger safari to capture a Tiger in its habitat, but the problem is, if Elephants look like Buffaloes in my lens, Tigers may not even be visible in the photo. I may have to sit in front of its mouth to take a pic which should be a mouth-watering prospect for a tiger.

Other Updates:

Well, my life has changed drastically and dramatically from last week. I was a guy who had nothing else to do in life other than going to office, eating and sleeping, and then, one day, the wife landed a job!!

She finally cracked an interview after several years of trying. Ever since (from last week) she took up the job, I wake up at 6 in the morning, get my daughter ready for school, take her to the school van pick up point only to realize the school van has already left, set off a chase on my bike with my daughter urging “faster, papa, faster ”, finally overtake the van, see her off, come back home, iron my clothes and my wife’s, drop my wife in her office, go to my office and sleep in office as usual – the only free time I get in life these days. When others go to office to work, I go to take rest.

Evening I go pick up my wife, go home, pick up my daughter from her day care, read her teacher’s notes in the school diary, do her home work (she hates it and I always end up doing her homework myself but this has helped me improve my handwriting), do my daily workouts (I don’t have much muscles to do much of an workout, but out of habit I continue to do), watch Chotta Bheem till midnight (now Chotta Beem has teamed up with Chotta Hanuman), sleep, and the next day, the same story continues, and weekends I do babysitting as my wife goes to work on weekends as well.

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About Joshi Mukard (81 Articles)
The author is a wandering soul with no place to call his home town. He was born in Kerala, brought up in several parts of Tamil Nadu, and currently living in Bangalore, shifting his base across the city on a yearly basis with fellow (unfortunate) wanderers, his wife (Libena) and little daughter (Tanaya). Despite all these, the author is a happy soul with no complaints on anything. He wakes up in the morning and sleeps at night and in-between he ducks, stumbles and dances through this world.

14 Comments on Joshi Mukard’s Wildlife Photography and Other Updates

  1. A. M Anil Kumar // July 15, 2013 at 12:02 pm // Reply

    he he …Joshi gr8 to know that u r having some new experiences in life..As far as ur wildlife photography goes, pls give the animal’s, some much needed privacy…he he, although they may never harm you, recognizing u as one among them..Lol… Till now, u only bothered fellow bengalurean’s, now u r after these poor creatures, who are ill equipped to shout” Go back”…he he…”U deny them privacy, & then complain that only a few are left…” It’s good that u added narration along with ur snaps, as i was trying to figure out, the animals u mentioned… I was skeptical of my eye sight, when i found none of the species u mentioned.Thank God the Elephant at least obliged, by giving u a close up…ha ha…Dude U r fortunate to have a kid, who understand’s ur tastes & thus selects animation’s like”choota Bheem”, which helps u to de-stress, after the heavy work load at home..ha ha….Pls do recommend my C.V, for a job, in ur company, which is so employee conscious..Would love to work in such a caring environment….Anyway Jokes apart, i love ur narrations laced with subtle humour …they made my day, today…Ur articles r alway’s worth reading & a gr8 stress buster…Keep churning them often more…

  2. Ultra-wide angle lens is a tricky lens to use for wildlife photography. Don’t you have any zoom lens? 200m or plus?

  3. ha ha ha 😀

  4. Antony Fernando // July 15, 2013 at 3:13 pm // Reply

    Very Good Keep it up da ……

  5. He he, can’t stop laughing after reading your. I admire the fact that you take all the struggle so lighthearted, and keep your spirits.

    • In this world, except death and major illness, you can take everything else lightheartedly. I don’t understand why many people couldn’t do that. Thanks for reading, Abhra.

  6. Loved the last part :D!
    Taking everything lightheartedly is the happiest and the most creative ways to deal with it 🙂

  7. I never expected such an update when i started reading your post.Another interesting post. Well done bro!!!

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