About Santhosh Krishnamoorthy

Santhosh is a wildlife & nature photographer from Bangalore. Over the past decade, he has been traveling, exploring and photographing in some of the wonderful and highly diverse habitats of the Indian Subcontinent from the high Himalayas to the evergreen Western Ghats, from the salt pans of Kutch to the rich and verdant North East. He has traveled and experienced the vast, never-ending grasslands of the Serengeti, the Masai Mara and the beautiful, unique eco-system of Ngorongoro among many other wonderful parks of East Africa as well. Through his travels, he has been fortunate enough to photograph some of the most amazing diversity of wildlife and natural landscapes across the region, along with capturing some wonderful moments of natural history.  He shares his experiences, learning and images here.

Awards & Publications

Santhosh’s images and photo stories have been published in many reputed print and digital magazines such as Sanctuary Asia, Chiiz, Nature inFocus and JLR Explore. He has won a Honourable Mention in the prestigious Nature’s Best Photography – Asia Awards 2018, a Special Mention in the Sanctuary Asia Awards 2017 and a Special Mention in the Nature inFocus Awards 2015. His images have been displayed in many exhibitions across India. His personal blog here is listed among the top 100 Nature blogs in the world. 

Photography Tours & Workshops

Through his organisation, Birdwing, Santhosh mentors budding and amateur nature photographers. Main focus is on giving an experiential travel and photography learning, wherein, natural history and photography play hand-in-hand. Santhosh strongly believes in the fact that knowing what one is photographing is as important as making a good image of the same.

My humble gear :-) ………….

Camera Bodies

Nikon D850
Nikon D90


Nikkor 18-105mm
Nikkor 50mm f/1.8
Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 ( Macro )
Nikkor 500mm f/4
Nikkor 16-35mm f/4


Nikkor 1.4X Teleconverter

Please feel free to browse through my image galleries here and read my photo stories and essays here.

Do connect with me on Instagram –@kris.santhosh and Facebook – @Santhosh Krishnamoorthy Photography

If you would like to use/buy any of my images here or want to join in on any of the photography tours/workshops, do get in touch by email : santhosh.kris@gmail.com OR santhosh@birdwing.in


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