Gagan Mehta :


Gagan Mehta, an Engineer in Computer Science is a passionate photographer of Travel and Wildlife. His journey to become a wildlife photographer was born out of a love and fascination of natural world from a young age. His proximity to nature and rich Indian culture kindled his curiosity to know more and thus using the medium of photography he starting capturing the beautiful things he witness in nature, placing the frame around something he has seen, letting the image convey the true beauty of the moment in time, that words certainly could never describe. He uses the lighting, camera and computer tools as anyone else might and yet his work is clearly special.

Gagan Mehta’s technical proficiency with a camera and a computer instills his fantastical, high concept photography with depth and imagination. Armed with many years of experience in photography, he has managed to publish his work in various wildlife magazines and books. His work has been published in various books published by Forest Department of Uttrakhand and Department of Tourism. His dedication towards his work gave him a boast to publish his own coffee table book on LADAKH in 2009 and on KUMBH MELA 2010, HARIDWAR in 2011.

Recognition

  • 1st position in the National Photography Exhibition/ Competition in year 2007 organized by Government of Uttrakhand
  • 1st position in the National Photography Exhibition/ Competition in year 2008 organized by Government of Uttrakhand
  • Honoree mention in Live Wildlife Photography Competition held in Ranthambore in 2011.
  • Exhibited photographs in an ELEPHANT EXHIBITION in 2010 in IIC, New Delhi
  • Exhibited photographs in a TIGER EXHIBITION in 2011 in New Delhi
  • Held an exhibition in India Habitat Centre named Drishti- one’s own eye showcasing his wildlife photographs in October 2013

   

Kashish Malhotra Mehta :


Kashish Malhotra Mehta had interest in photography after she started going to the zoo. The animals over there made her want to capture those beautiful moments. So she picked up the camera and jumped deep into photography. Her passion for traveling helped her in developing more and more interest in photography that today she has a passion for it. Currently working as freelance photographer, her interests are majorly in wildlife, nature, culture and travel.

She with a group of her collogues published a coffee table book called LADAKH in 2009.

AWARDS :

  • 1st position in Landscape category in India’s 2nd LIVE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY Competition held in Ranthambore, 2011.
  • 1st position in travel photography in Hindu College, Delhi in 2011
  • 1st position in Cultural Photography in Jesus and Marys College, Delhi in 2011.
  • 1st position in Heritage photography in Kirorimal College, Delhi in 2011.
  • Honoree Mention in India’s 1st LIVE Wildlife PHOTOGRAPHY competition.


WORK :

  • Published some work in BACKYARD WILDLIFE by Bikramaditya roy, Calcutta.
  • A well acclaimed Photo Essay on Kandali Festival (also held every 12 years) in the Mighty Himalayas of Dharchula, in Uttarakhand State.
  • Worked for Rajaji National Park.
  • Works as a freelance photographer.

   

Sanjeev Mehta :



A keen wildlife enthusiast along with a photographer. He has been awarded and honored as the foremost wildlife photographer and conversationalist in the region of Uttrakhand. Photography has helped him see the world with a different perspective . He owns a Travel and tourism company in Haridwar and also has a on-set production in Uttrakhand.