(ARPS, EFIAP, FFIP)
An avid photographer by experience and profession, he enjoys his life through lens, exploring beauty of nature, capturing it through different angles and light.
He has been ‘Studio Cameraman’ of Sri Kanteerava Studio, Bangalore and later worked as ‘Photo and film Officer’ of Govt of Karnataka and Directed more than 20 documentaries and short films on Govt. developmental schemes and social awareness.
He has extensive coverage of Karnataka capturing historical monuments, nature & folklore, apart from huge collection of South East and Far East Asia inlcuding Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Nepal Australia New Zealand and America.
- conducted 8 photo exhibitions in Karnataka state and Australia.
- Acted as a jury in more than 8 State, National and International photo salons.
- Conducted photography workshop at Bangalore, Mysore and Davanagere.
- Participated in more than 40 international photographic salons in more than 22 countries and exhibited more than 600 pictures.
- He is also serving as part time lecturer at Government film and television institute Bangalore.
Being an Automotive Engineer worked 20+ years in Muscat, Oman, It was always his passion in photography since early school days. He is an amateur Art, Travel, Nature & Wild life, Fashion/ Model photographer.
His works have been exhibited across Seventeen countries and received awards and honors.
Travelling, Reading & Swimming are his main interests.
He is also a member of Photographic Society of America (PSA), Federation of Indian Photography (FIP), Federation of International Art’De Photography (FIAP) France,
He has been conferred with AFIAP(2018), AFIP(2018), PPSA(2018) and also a PSA – Exhibition Data Review (EDAS) team member since Jan 2020.
He has also done a course on Fashion Photography at J. D. Institute of Fashion Technology, Bangalore
His works are available in below link,
Fb – https://www.facebook.com/rkphotographygallery/
FASHION & MODELLING – https://goo.gl/photos/136ubXuu88AYYbsq7
AWARDS & CERTIFICATES – HTTPS://PHOTOS.APP.GOO.GL/NU6RKD7EDTNQYPKN8
SALONS AND ACCEPTANCES – HTTPS://PHOTOS.APP.GOO.GL/TFVNXUPMTOXXDBUJ9
NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL ACCEPTANCES – HTTPS://PHOTOS.APP.GOO.GL/4XMKJ2EFLH8TVOTL7
(PPSA, AFIP, AFIAP, GPA.PESGSPC; Hon PESGSPC)
[GMPSA, BPSA, EFIAP/Silver, LRPS, GPU CR4, cMoL**, SSS/B, Hon. PESGSPC, GMUPHK, MIUP, MFMPA, Hon. FSWAN, FICS, EUSPA, GPU HERMES, RISF10, MERIT-ER-ISF, BEPSS, FPSI, FFIP, Hon. CPE (Romania), Hon. WPAI (India) , Hon. WPG ( Saudi Arabia) ]
He belongs to Kolkata, India and currently working in Muscat, Oman.
Began photographing in late 1990’s, self taught, influenced by the arts community.
A traveller by passion and a Chemical Engineer by profession working in Oil and Gas surface facility design(PDO), capturing memories of travelogue since late 90s. Developed skill to photograph people, culture, tradition and architecture, while touring extensively across Europe and South East Asia.
He is also a member of Photographic Society of America (PSA), Federation of Indian Photography (FIP), Federation of International Art’De Photography (FIAP) France. He is presently serving as Director of Mentor and Consultant Services at PSA Education Division.
Images are displayed in various photo exhibitions in Mongolia, UK, Oman, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nagpur, India by various photography organizations and clubs.
Images are shared by Nikon Middle East and Africa, 1x.com, Nat Geo your shot and various other photographic associations on Social Media.
Continuously participating in worldwide photographic competitions (Salons) since 2015 April, for Professional and Amateurs under the patronage of Federation De Photographic Art, Brussels (FIAP), Photographic Society of America, USA (PSA), Image Sans Frontiere, France (ISF), Image Colleague Society, USA (ICS), Global Photographic Union, Italy (GPU), International Union of Photographers (IUP), Master of Light (Canada) etc.
Currently having 6000+ acceptances from 85 different countries organizing Salons under FIAP, PSA, GPU, ICS, IAAP, ISF, MOL patronages, with more than 1000 different Titles and 200+ awards. Awarded pictures are displayed in organizing countries in their photo exhibitions.
He was only the 2nd Indian to achieve GMPSA as of Jan 2019 from Photographic Society of America.
He is from the small town Gangavathi, in the North Karnataka and is an engineer in the field of Computer Sc and Engg. His photography journey began in the year 2015. He is a self taught travel photographer. His passion for photography compels to make frequent travels in search of interesting topics or beautiful places to photograph. Most of his photographs are based on street life, portraits, landscapes and the beauty of nature which he has encountered during his travels.
His works published in National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Lonely Planet, History TV, Raghu Rai’s Creative Image Magazine, Smart Photography Magazine, Asian Photography Magazine, Practical Photography Magazine, Chiiz magazine, Digital Photographer, Indian Photo Arts Magazine, Nikon, 121clicks.com, HIPA and many other National and International magazines/media.
He is also a member of Federation of Indian Photography (FIP), Youth Photographic Society, Bangalore (YPS), Photographic Society of America (PSA) and Royal Photographic Society, London (UK).
He has been conferred with EFIAP, EFIP, PPSA, cMoL, HIUP, HON PESGSPC, GPA PESGSPC, HON PMP, and HON APF.
(EFIAP, EFIP, PPSA, HIUP, Hon PESGSPC, GPA PESGSPC, HON PMP, HON APF)