He is a passionate naturalist & an amateur photographer. He has been trekking a lot since last 15 years. His aim is to create awareness about our Trees & Plants, winged friends (Birds), Butterflies, etc. in particular & nature around us in general.
With this aim in mind, he had published a book called 'A Photoguide to the birds of Kolkata & Common birds of India' with the help of his friends from all over India & outside. He also held a few Exhibitions mainly focussing on Bird Photography.
With this aim only, 'Indiantreepix' - a google group http://groups.google.co.in/group/indiantreepix?hl=en, (around 855 members on 7/6/09) was started for creating awareness about Indian Flora. He has also started to dabble a bit with oil paints for last few years.
He is currently working on 'Wikiproject Lepidoptera' & 'WikiProject Birds' & contributing to 'Tree of Life Wikiproject' of Wikipedia. He has uploaded thousands of his best images of Birds, Buttterflies, Trees & Plants etc. in Wikimedia Commons, which can be seen at (arranged alphabatically & placewise):http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:J.M.Garg.
Lots of them are used in Wikipedia & Wikispecies & can be seen at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Jmgarg1 & http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Jmgarg1 respectively.
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