Become a Professional Wildlife Photographer: Live Online Mini Course

Become a Professional Wildlife Photographer: Live Online Mini Course

Upamanyu Chakraborty

Upamanyu Chakraborty

Wildlife Photojournalist and Biologist


7:00 PM on Fri, 20 August

 Fee Structure

Rs. 99.75 for 120 Minutes Session


₹99.75 ₹398.97 75% off

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Program Description

Become a Wildlife Photographer and Make Money from Your Photos.

Wildlife Photography is incredible popular - and you can make money by working with newspapers, research institutes, or selling your photographs online. You may want to work with Discovery Channel or National Geographic or the BBC, or you may choose to be a freelancer.

What Will You Learn?

  • Studying Your Subject
  • Being an Ethical Photographer
  • Dressing Right
  • Knowing Your Equipment
  • Becoming a Master at Low Light Photography
  • The Dos and Dont's of Planning the Composition
  • Autofocus
  • Patience Is a Virtue!
  • Avoiding Distractions
  • Using Photo Blinds
  • Kickstarting Your Journey

It is a myth that wildlife photography is a high-budget and expensive hobby. It is an affordable career choice.

Wildlife images are breathtaking and amazing. From these pictures and videos, we can learn about places and animals that we may never be lucky enough to see. 

To be able to shoot wildlife well, you need to know the ecosystem - animal behavior and habits, where to set up and when to shoot. It’s advisable to buy the longest telephoto lens with the widest aperture. You can shoot equally well with a prime or a zoom lens.

But the best camera for wildlife photography isn’t just the one with the longest lens. Sometimes the great shot is a wide-angle that shows less of the animal and more of its behaviour and environment. And sometimes a macro is the thing to capture the microscopic world of insects.

Please Note:

As soon as you book, join the class group for updates.

  • You will receive recordings of the classes after the course.
  • During the live-streamed classes, you can ask questions and get all your doubts cleared.
  • What you will learn in this course is original, tested, and very detailed.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.

How it Works

  • Session is suitable for age range 18 to 65.
  • Expert can speak languages English, Hindi, Bengali.
  • Session would be in English. However, you can request the Expert to converse in any language they know.

Upamanyu Chakraborty

Wildlife Photojournalist and Biologist

Upamanyu Chakraborty is a wildlife biologist and photojournalist. He has been closely working with various national parks across India.

Upamanyu has been a Research Biologist for AITE (All India Tiger Estimation) at the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun. He has also been associated with the Nature and Wildlife Association-India (NWA-India).

Work Experience:

  • Polygon Search and Opportunistic Camera Trapping Method for Tiger and Co-predator Estimation in rugged terrain of Kamlang Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh and scheduled areas like Karbi Anglong district in Assam in expedition mode.
  • Spatially explicit Capture Recapture in Balaghat territorial area, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Line transect and Random Encounter Model Implementation in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve for ungulate population estimation.
  • SECR in territorial forests in Shahdol, Umaria and Anuppur districts of Central India.
  • Landscape and Studied Corridors for Metapopulation between Bandhavgarh and Dubri Tiger Reserve to ensure better conservation model.
  • Line Transect, REM and SECR in two blocks (covered over thousand square kilometres including Corbett National Park and Sona Nadi Wildlife Sanctuary).
  • Management and coordination with Forest Department to run surveys in respective study areas.
  • Data handling and data arrangement.
  • Providing training to forest officials for camera trapping using patrolling app.
  • Working in North Bengal landscape in a habitat restoration project and Human-Elephant conflict management.
  • Participated in Asian Waterfowl Census 2017, 2020 and 2021 at Gajoldoba, Fulbari wetlands, Rasikbeel (Coochbehar) and Nararthali Beel (Buxa Tiger Reserve).
  • Participated in Birdwatching Camps at Chilapata forest, Gorumara National Park, Buxa Tiger Reserve and Neora Valley National Park with Department of Forests, West Bengal and HNAF.

Areas of Interest:

  • Behavioural Ecology and Population Ecology
  • Human-Wildlife Conflict & Mitigation
  • Wildlife Journalism
  • Ornithology
  • Wildlife Photography

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