Amoghavarsha Patlapati, a category 9 pupil, is keen about capturing wildlife on his lens

Amoghavarsha Patlapati, a category 9 pupil, is keen about capturing wildlife on his lens

While most youngsters are hooked to their screens, Amoghavarsha PH, seems to the wild to unwind. The 14-year-old is an avid photographer. He had a solo present of his photos, Moghi’s Tales’ at Chitrakala Parishath. “The present featured totally different species I captured,” says Amoghavarsha.

Crediting his mother and father for triggering his ardour for pictures and wildlife, Amoghavarsha says, “They travelled extensively. Once I turned 4, I tagged alongside. During these travels, analysis on wild animals was a given. My mom, Chaitra, is into wildlife pictures. I really like the means she used lights and captures nature on her digital camera. She is my inspiration and shortly she began handing me her digital camera and I used to be hooked.”

Amoghavarsha, who bought his digital camera when he turned 9, says persistence is essential in when capturing wild life on movie. “We have to attend to identify an animals. Things like readability of the shot and the motion or stillness of the animal, come into play for a superb {photograph}. Each species lends a distinct story and expertise. “

Amoghavarsha at his recently concluded exhibition at Chitrakala Parishath

Amoghavarsha at his lately concluded exhibition at Chitrakala Parishath
| Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

While tigers had been straightforward to identify and seize, Amoghavarsha discovered the elusive leopards with their superior ranges of camouflage a problem. “There is only one black panther in Nagarhole, and it took me many months to identify. Flamencos had been additionally a problem. They took me a month to identify. I might get up at 4 am and take an hour-long drive into the forest and sit nonetheless with my digital camera to attempt to seize the species of their pure habitat.”

Amoghavarsha says he has began sharing his experiences along with his classmates and friends to encourage their curiosity in wildlife and conservation.

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