Dario Nessi is a wildlife and underwater photographer from Switzerland. He has spent the last decade travelling the globe in search of rare and iconic animals, documenting them through his photography.
Nessi has spent countless hours at sea in search of marine animals in various locations around the world. While freediving on a single breath, his favourite subjects to photograph underwater are the marine mega fauna, such as sharks, whales, and orcas. He has also dove with giant reptiles such as the green anaconda and American saltwater crocodiles.
On land, Nessi's main photographic subjects are mammals. He has travelled to 40 countries on six different continents in search of some of the most iconic and widely appreciated species, including mountain gorillas, polar bears, and jaguars of the Pantanal. However, he also enjoys searching for smaller and lesser-known rarities, or species that do not receive the attention they deserve. Over the years, he has encountered a diverse list of over 350 mammals in the wild.
Throughout his travels, Nessi has witnessed many breathtaking places, but none have captivated him quite like India. In multiple trips, he has visited various national parks and forests in almost every corner of the country, exploring India's rich nature and wildlife.
His passion for the unparalleled natural beauty of India has led him to start guiding his own tours in different areas of the country, in search of wildlife.
Kushankur is a naturalist and natural history photographer with a keen interest in the avian diversity of the Indian Subcontinent. After completing his master's degree in Biological Sciences, he pursued research in the field of animal behaviour, focusing on the nesting biology of an Indian ant. His research work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Insect Science, Ecological Entomology, and Behaviour. Kushankur has also participated in the Shoot for Science workshop by National Geographic and a bioacoustics workshop by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Through his extensive travels in different parts of India, as well as countries like Bhutan and Thailand, Kushankur has gained experience in birdwatching and wildlife photography. He has observed more than 800 species of birds from the Indian Subcontinent, and his pursuit of rare mammals has led him to photograph species such as the Stump-tailed Macaque, Tibetan Sand Fox, and Himalayan Musk Deer. His work has been featured by esteemed organizations like Nature inFocus, BBC Earth, Centre for Wildlife Studies, and AWPC, to name a few.
With his 10 years of experience in the field, Kushankur has become a highly knowledgeable naturalist who knows all about Indian wildlife, particularly the birds of the Himalayas. He is able to offer a unique combination of his academic expertise and field experience.
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