51. Me Sahyadri - July 2015
      Monsoon Transformation - Kas

87. Me Sahyadri January 2018- I
Karle Caves - I (Mysteries of Maval)

SRUSHTIKON
Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

40. Me Sahyadri - June 2014 
      Amphibians and Reptiles

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

85. Me Sahyadri November 2017
     Grassland hills - Wildlife

47. Me Sahyadri - March 2015
      Ambika Caves

77. Me Sahyadri - February 2017
      Indian Nightjar and Others

86. Me Sahyadri December 2017
Grassland hills - Indian Courser

91. Me Sahyadri March 2018- I
Velhavali Khandshi (Mysteries of Maval)

Me Sahyadri December 2016
Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

29. Best of 2011
Me Sahyadri   
Best of 2011                                  Magazine with brief information & photographs about various elements of tradition and wildlife, nature in western ghats 

Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

92. Me Sahyadri March 2018- II
Karle Caves III  (Mysteries of Maval)

Me Sahyadri April 2014
Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

10. Tunnel Spiders
Me Sahyadri   
Lesser fauna series                         Magazine with brief information & photographs about tunnel spider  from north western ghat region.

63. Me Sahyadri - May 2016
      Common Rosefinch

Herostones of Loni Bhapkar

82. Me Sahyadri August 2017
Monuments Ratanwadi Herostones 

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I
Me Sahyadri November2016-B

37. Kunjargad
Me Sahyadri   
Fort series                                      Magazine with brief information & photographs about Kunjar gad fort  from Karkai range  near Malshej. 

55. Me Sahyadri - October 2015
      Pateshwar Temple

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

33. Indravajra
Me Sahyadri   
Broken spectre - Indravajra                     Magazine with brief information & photographs about optical illusion called as Broken spektre or Indravajra  from Harishchandragad near Pune

76. Me Sahyadri - January 2017
      Black Throated Munia & Others

Me Sahyadri October 2016

81. Me Sahyadri July 2017
Loni Bhapkar Herostones 

90. Me Sahyadri February 2018- II
Karle Caves - II (Mysteries of Maval)

Transformation is a six minute mini timelapse film with landscapes of Sahyadri, initiated in 2013. The 2016 version is available on Youtube in MP4 1080HD version. Please use 720 or 1080 in resolution setting for better viewing.  

80. Me Sahyadri June 2017
Monuments - Kikali Herostones
 

Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

43. Me Sahyadri - September 2014 
      Landscapes - Lateritic plateau

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

16. Landscapes
Me Sahyadri   
Landscape series                                   Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

50. Me Sahyadri - June 2015
      Malabar Giant Squirell

42. Me Sahyadri - August 2014 
      Froglife

24. Indian Birds - 2
Me Sahyadri   
Birds of India series                                   Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The red rumped swallow and other birds are listed.

06. Flora of Lateritic plateau
Me Sahyadri   
Biodiversity series                         Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

09. Birds of Bhimashankar
Me Sahyadri 
Birds of India series      ​                   
Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The forest birds from Bhimashankar are described here.

73. Me Sahyadri - November 2016
      Utricularia & other lesser flora

70. Me Sahyadri - Sept 2016 (II) 
     Forest bush frogs of Sahyadri

68. Me Sahyadri - August 2016
      Sundew & other lesser flora

56. Me Sahyadri - December 2015 
      Best of 2015

18. Landscapes
Me Sahyadri   
Landscape series                              Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I
Me Sahyadri July 2016 II
Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

67. Me Sahyadri - July 2016 (II)
      Forest stream frogs of Coorg

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II
Me Sahyadri July 2016 II
Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

30. Birds of Jamnagar
Birds of India series   
Birds of Jamnagar                      Jamnagar, in Gujrat is amazing place in winter due to the visiting migratory birds.  Both freshwater and sea water birds are seen here.

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

25. Drosera Burmanni
Me Sahyadri   
Amazing Plant series                  Magazine with brief information & photographs about amazing carnivorous plant Drosera Burmanni from lateritic plateau in western ghats.

60. Me Sahyadri - March 2016 
      Bhuleshwar

21. Landscapes
Me Sahyadri   
Landscape series                         Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

93. Me Sahyadri April 2018- I
Takwe Brahmi Insciptions (Maval Mysteries)

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59. Me Sahyadri - February 2016
      Bhuleshwar

27 Landscapes 
Me Sahyadri   
Landscape series                              Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

52. Me Sahyadri - August 2015 
      Pateshwar Temple

Me Sahyadri November 2016
Best of Me Sahyadri 2016 Nature
Herostones of Loni Bhapkar
Herostones of Loni Bhapkar
Me Sahyadri July 2016 I
Me Sahyadri July 2016 I
Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

69. Me Sahyadri - Sept 2016 (I)
      Forest night frogs of Sahyadri

49. Me Sahyadri - May 2015 
     Tikona Caves

26. Landscapes
Me Sahyadri   
Landscape series                         Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

Photo Magazines

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Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

94. Me Sahyadri April 2018- II
Karle Caves IV  (Mysteries of Maval)

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

05. Landscapes and flora
Me Sahyadri   
Biodiversity series                           Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

31. Bedse Caves
Me Sahyadri   
Caves of Maharashtra  
                 Magazine with brief information & photographs about Bedse Caves and sculptures from Maval region  near Pune

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I
Me Sahyadri August 2016

89. Me Sahyadri February 2018- I
Shilatane Cave (Mysteries of Maval)

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

34. Devraai
Me Sahyadri   
Devraai - Sacred groves
Magazine with brief information & photographs about the ancient sacred groves from the western ghat hills  in Maharashtra.

15. Tadoba
Wildlife of Tadoba
Beyond Sahyadri         
                 Magazine with brief information & photographs about the wildlife seen in Tadoba National Park in north east Maharashtra.

22. Indian Birds - 1
Me Sahyadri    
Birds of India series                       Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The black naped monarch  and other birds are listed.

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

12. Birds of Bhigwan
Birds of India series  
Beyond Sahyadri                                 Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The wetland birds from Bhigwan are described here.

13. Butterflies 
Me Sahyadri   
Lesser fauna series                          Magazine with brief information & photographs about various butterflies  from north western ghat region.

Human being desire and expect authenticity, relevance and inspiration in the activity and relationship they participate in. Profound wealth of Nature has everything in it. As mankind is slowly losing the equilibrium with nature which was maintained in the past. We are now divided, in those for controlled development and those who want the indiscriminate consumption of Natural resources. Like many other biodiversity hot spots all across the globe, the western ghats is suffering due to indiscriminate consumption of natural resources. Western ghats is not only known for its biodiversity but is also  important for its anthropological history. Simple realization of value of natural and anthropological history inspires us with its high values. Let us try to preserve it.

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

28. Indian Birds - 3
Birds of India series      
Bar headed geese and other birds
Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The bar headed geese and other birds are listed.

​​​​78. Me Sahyadri - March 2017
     Monuments

03. Flora of Lateritic plateau
Me Sahyadri   
Biodiversity series                            Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II
Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

14. Indian Giant Squirrel
Me Sahyadri   
Wildlife series
Magazine with brief information & photographs about the state animal of Maharashtra from the western ghat forests  in Maharashtra.

Birds of Kutch

45. Me Sahyadri - Jan 2015 
     Forgotten Caves

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

58. Me Sahyadri - January 2016 
      Gadad Bahiri Caves

35. Wagheshwar 
Me Sahyadri   
Wagheshwar Temple  ruins 
                 Magazine with brief information & photographs about Wagheshwar temple ruins from Pawana river banks near Pune

84. Me Sahyadri October 2017
      Monuments - Palashi temple
 

02. Small Green Beeater
Me Sahyadri   
Birds of India series                                  Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The small green beeater   bird is described here.

64. Me Sahyadri - May 2016 (II) 
      Indian Blue Robin

08. Varandha ghat
Me Sahyadri   
Mountains series
Magazine with brief information & photographs about various elements of landscapes and wildlife, nature in western ghats 

57. Me Sahyadri - January  2016 
     Bhuleshwar

Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

83. Me Sahyadri September 2017
Monuments Ratanwadi Herostones 

62. Me Sahyadri - April 2016
      Garmdevata

23. Drosera Indica 
Me Sahyadri   
Amazing plant series                    Magazine with brief information & photographs about amazing carnivorous plant Drosera Indica from lateritic plateau in western ghats.

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

61. Me Sahyadri - March 2016 
     Garmdevata

39. Me Sahyadri - May 2014 
      Indian Nightjar

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I
Me Sahyadri September 2016 II

66. Me Sahyadri - July 2016 (I)
      Forest bush frogs of Coorg

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

44. Me Sahyadri - Dec 2014 
      Best of 2014

48. Me Sahyadri - April 2015 
      Bhutleni Caves

20 White Bellied blue flycatcher
Me Sahyadri    
Birds of India series                                 Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The white bellied blue flycatcher  bird is described here.

Me Sahyadri July 2016 I

74. Me Sahyadri - December 2016
     Deepkadi & other lesser flora

71. Me Sahyadri - October 2016 
      Rivers of Sahyadri - Nira river

32. Harishchandragad
Me Sahyadri   
Mountain series
Magazine with brief information & photographs about various elements of nature and wildlife,  in western ghats 

72. Me Sahyadri - November 2016
      Pogostemon & other lesser flora

65. Me Sahyadri - June 2016 
     Blue capped rock thrush

04. Flora of Lateritic plateau
Me Sahyadri   
Biodiversity series                        Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

75. Me Sahyadri December 2016
Best of 2016

Goldscape Landscape Photography Workshop

53.Me Sahyadri - September 2015 
     Pateshwar Temple

07. Birds of Kutch
Birds of India series  
Beyond Sahyadri           
                 Magazine with brief information & photographs about the birds of Katch from Gujrat state in western India.

46. Me Sahyadri - Feb 2015
      Tulaja Caves

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II
Me Sahyadri July 2016 I
Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

54. Me Sahyadri - October 2015
      Pateshwar Temple

88. Me Sahyadri January 2018- II
Khadakwadi Cave (Mysteries of Maval)

Me Sahyadri July 2016 II

41. Me Sahyadri - July 2014 
      Fan Throated Lizard

Me Sahyadri September 2016 (I)


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36. Kaladgad 
Me Sahyadri   
Fort series                                    Magazine with brief information & photographs about Kalad gad fort  from Bhandardara region  near Malshej. 

38. Me Sahyadri - April 2014 
      Bedse Caves

19. Ultramarine flycatcher
Me Sahyadri 
Birds of India series                         Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The ultramarine   flycatcher  bird is described here.

17. Landscapes
Me Sahyadri   
Landscape series                          Magazine with brief information & photographs about landscapes of flora and mountains  from north western ghats.

​​​​79. Me Sahyadri - May 2017
     Night Landscapes of Sahyadri

11. Birds of Kavadi
Birds of India series  
Bhuleshwar Temple                   Magazine with brief information & photographs and bird calls of  various birds of India. The wetland birds from Kavadi are described here.