UPAYAN CHATTERJEE

Independent Documentary Photographer
   
Tryst with the Owlets
Location: Howrah, West Bengal, India
Nationality: Indian
Biography: I belong from  the township of Howrah in West Bengal, India, and am currently pursuing a graduation degree in Electronics and Tele-Communications Engineering at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Yet, there is this strong passion towards the art... read on
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Tryst with the Owlets
Credits: upayan chatterjee
Date of Work: 12/15/17 - Ongoing
Updated: 08/25/20
Location: Howrah, India
I have long been frequenting a local garden, aiming at documenting the species that call it home. The journey has been amazing so far and I have had the privilege of sitting amidst the lush greens of nature, observing and documenting resident, migratory species of birds, insects and reptiles, including ancient colonies of turtles.
And yet, amidst everything, I developed a very strong personal connection with a pair of spotted owlets, after unexpectedly stumbling upon them. I have followed them ever since, over two years and wish to continue with it as soon as the situation allows me to. With the lock-down forcing me indoors, it has been 6 months now since I have last seen them and this photo-story is a celebration of the very special bond that I still share with them

My article tracing my relationship with this space appeared country-wide on the Evoke Inspire Column of The Times of India news platform.  
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