Heat and dust in the elephant country

PhotographerJagdeep Rajput
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyJagdeep Rajput
City/CountryPatparganj, India
Entry Description

A sneak peak into the life of Indian Elephants, who manage to survive Indian summers of high temperatures and humidity. On one hand they are facing threats from the ivory poachers and on the other hand they are under pressure from ever increasing human population and shrinking habitat.

About Photographer

Jagdeep Rajput ...... a painter turned award-wining lensman Jagdeep Rajput from India, who incidently happened to buy his first telephoto zoom, a 70-210mm lens to help him paint portraits of people, but once started observing animals and birds,left painting for good and embraced photography, which soon became an obsession.