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Photography by Pratap J

Welcome to my photography blog and website. I am based out of Bangalore, India, and I specialise in outdoor, nature and travel photography. I have been handling DSLRs since 2007. I am also a travel blogger, photography mentor and print maker.  This website is a non-commercial showcase of my love for nature, travel and the outdoors.

In here, you will find travelogues, guides, and photos that were made with a lot of passion. I have been running this website out of my own income since 2006… read more

What’s New

Oct 2020

  • The last 6 months have been the craziest in recent human history! I hope all of you are coping well, and staying alive 🙂
  • I have slowly restarted my travels. Just visited Hampi on an assignment. Photographs coming soon.

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Allured by Armenia – A week in Yerevan

Visiting Armenia was never on my bucket list. This tiny landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordering Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia is not a popular tourist destination. Once a part of USSR, Armenia became a multi-party, democratic nation, in 1991. Even though the primary purpose of my travel to Armenia was business, I got a chance […]

Shooting the Kichchu Haisodu Event During Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti is a harvest festival celebrated across India in the month of January. It is known by different names in different states. But essentially, the festival is about farmers showing reverence to Surya, the Sun god. Sankranti falls on the day which heralds the end of winter and start of long summer days.  In […]

Leaving the Crowds Behind – Kodanad, Tamil Nadu

“Take a bus to Mettupalayam. After you get off, catch another bus to Kotagiri. There is one every half an hour and it is a 45 minute journey. At Kotagiri, wait for a local bus to Kodanad. Ask someone about the timings.” When Bhavan gave me these instructions on how to reach “Alpas Camps and Resorts” in […]

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