The Bornean Diaries

CompanyThe Wild Naturalist
PhotographerGhaneshwaran Balachandran
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

A collection of biodiversity in Bako National Park, Kuching, Sarawak Borneo. Each animal is photographed in situ over the course of one year, portraying natural behaviors in their habitat with a dose of fine art. This body of work is a portfolio emphasizing on conservation and the welfare of the animals taking refuge within the national park.

About Photographer

Ghaneshwaran Balachandran is a natural history visual artist with a passion for wildlife and carnivorous plants. Illustrating extinct genera and painting nature infused abstracts were his artistic ventures before pursuing photography and literature. His approach in visual art is a cocktail of imaginative and aesthetic displays, representing the intimate and dramatic relationship he shares with mother nature. Inspired by the marvels of our natural world, he embarks on a journey to find elusive wildlife and bizarre habitats, with conservation motives. He is also an independent public speaker on environmental issues, promoting his visions to influence a change in the way we see and treat our one and only planet.