I purchased my first camera–a film SLR–in 2002 and never stopped clicking ever since. In 2007, I turned into a professional photographer, travelled across India creating images of the country’s beautiful landscapes, cultural heritage and the vibrant everyday life. I am available for commissioned assignments in the following areas. The links lead you to a sample of my work in respective genres. Or visit www.paintedstork.com see a full gamut of my work.
- Travel, culture and documentary photography
- Interiors, architecture, real-estate
- Photography for products, industrial, corporate events and other commercial works
- Weddings and events, including stage-shows and corporate events
Over the years, I have published my works in several magazines, newspapers and leading companies.
I regularly lead photography tours for Darter photography and conduct photography workshops in several cities across India. Visit www.darter.in to join a photography tour led by me.
- Winner of prestigious HIPA international photography award (2014) in Dubai
- Winner of Tamron Photography Challenge India, 2013
- Winner – Best Travel & Wildlife Photographer India at GCCA Bangalore
My stories, travelogues and photography have been published in various travel-magazines and in-flight magazines in several countries. Please visit featured travel stories section of India Travel & Photography Blog for a collection of my published or featured stories.
In the past, I have worked as an editorial consultant for a Delhi based monthly travel magazine, have worked as a photo-editor for the online publication of a leading resort chain and have contributed stories for magazines in India and abroad.
Online Presence and Influence
India Travel & Photography Blog is now ten years old, and is one of the oldest travel blogs in India that has remained functional and active over the years, currently hosting more than a thousand blog posts with content from all over India and the neighbouring countries.
Here is a small sample of clients I have worked for in the past for photography and publications where my works are published.
- Mahindra Holidays
- SPCL – Shapoorji Pallonji Company Ltd
- Videocon Industries
- JetWings – inflight magazine of Jet Airways
- Vara – inflight magazine of Maldivian Airlines
- Metropolis Tokyo Magazine
- Euro Floorings, Euro Lightings
- Deccan Herald
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