Ihtisham Kabir

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

Primates of Bangladesh

On a summer morning several years ago I climbed up the watchtower in Satchori National Park looking for birds. In two hours I saw little.

November 13, 2021
November 13, 2021

Exercising Away Trouble

Many people exercise for fitness and good looks but I exercise to stay out of trouble.

November 6, 2021
November 6, 2021

Sun Days

The year was 1989. Right after I started working at Silicon Valley’s Sun Microsystems, I was at a dinner party. My friends were inquisitive about this high-flying company. I offered two...

October 30, 2021
October 30, 2021

They grow up so fast

Sometimes an ordinary event triggers an extraordinary flood of memory.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Amusing Bird Behaviour

Birds do funny things sometimes.

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

Parts of a Photograph

When we look at a photograph, our eyes latch on the main subject and zero in. Only then do we understand the photograph and respond to it emotionally.

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Doves and Pigeons

My most memorable encounter with a dove took place in Kalenga forest in Habiganj. After a long unproductive day I was about to exit the forest. Ahead on the trail was a small bridge. From nowhere a...

October 2, 2021
October 2, 2021

Madagascar’s Treasures

In Madagascar, nine out of ten species of flora and fauna are endemic. That is, they are found in Madagascar and nowhere else. When looking through photographs from a trip in 2017, I am vividly...

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

Marsupials

Night was falling when we left our hotel in a small town in northern Queensland. By the time we reached the forest inside the adjacent national park it was dark.

September 18, 2021
September 18, 2021

Kella Photographs

Lalbagh Kella in Old Dhaka is an unfinished but picturesque Moghul fort with surrounding gardens. It was started in 1678 by Prince Azam, son of Emperor Aurangzeb. After the prince was recalled to...