Now you see me
As it happened, Life & nature can offer you with trials that can be breath taking. A Close to heart encounter which happened at Bandipur Tiger Reserve, India.
It was a tiring day, and I was about to digest the fact that I couldn't spot a single big cat, but then at the end during the course period of conclusion, just 5 minutes to cut off time I came across this major Handsome who was purely camouflaged and hidden with in the bushes, which makes me believe it over & over that wildlife is always engaging and the rate of thrill that remains till the last minute of each & every safari is just unbelievable.
This handsome was pretty much confident that i was off no harm to him. He did scene the scene from with in the bushes for nearly 15minutes. An later on he had emerged from the bushes to give this innocent look which was for what I did wait in there the whole 20 minutes time. Finally that stare happened Just 2 meters away from the jeep. A Moment worth experiencing & facing. He was so close that my heart rates did beat faster every Second. But at the end of the day this one single stare from the bushes is all what mattered to my personal photographic journey.
Every experience in wild is a lesson that makes us more confident to face even more worser situations. I had this full framed with my personal favourite & the base model kit zoom lens which is Canon 55-250mm. As always I kept concluding wild life is not just about major gears and tele photo lens. It's about the your sheer patience and followed by pinch of luck, Calculated timing & Prediction. The best kept feature is your knowledge to compose, hard work to sit back and wait in for the right moment.
Praveen Pai, India, Bangalore