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SAGAR GIRI Conservation

Born in Sauraha, Chitwan, Sagar Giri holds a strong fascination for the place he calls home. Growing up close to nature, the 28 year old is passionate about the environment, wildlife, birds and conservation. A graduate of hotel management, he decided to change path and pursue his passion. Sagar became a wildlife photographer, turning his hobby into a career. He is a certified naturalist, field ornithologist, executive member of Bird Education Society Nepal, member of Bird Conservation, Nepal and Pokhara Bird Society, and executive member of Tiger Conservation Committee. Sagar aspires to work with the government to get Nepal’s recognised for its natural abundance while working on conservation. WOW caught up with the self taught photographer for a conversation. Excerpts:

Your inspiration…

My inspiration is my dad and the colourful birds!

One international platform you would like to be part of…

National Geographic

What brand of camera do you use?

I use Canon

What are your most favourite shots?

Tiger shots that I first took… my first series on tiger.

What are you working on now?

I am visiting all the lowlands and soon want to start shooting a series on mountains.

Where can people contact you?

On my facebook or Instagram page. My website www.sagargiriphotos.com will soon be up.

By: Sonu Yonjan Tamang