After a decade-and-a-half-long career in bird photography, Nayan had the opportunity to work on documenting big cats in urban areas. Urban leopards have since been the sole focus of his photography. His primary role as a biology teacher has enhanced his work. Through his images he aims to sensitise people to animal behaviours and the conservation of India's rich wildlife heritage.
Behind the lens
- Nikon D7000
- 18–105mm f3.5–5.6 lens at 18mm
- 1/200 at f7.1 • ISO 800 • Nikon flashes • Trailmaster infrared • triggers • custom-made housing
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