His interests in still photography led him to become a member in Youth Photographic Society, Bangalore in 1993. He has served this society in various positions including secretary, treasurer, etc. since then.


In this society, he learnt the basics & did all kinds of photography in the beginning. Later, he started concentrating in Pictorial Portraiture & Landscape, both in Black & White and Colour Medium. He has also tried his hands at Wildlife and has been successful. He has galore of awards credited to his name which includes many national awards. His photographs have been displayed at various national & international salons.



The photograph titled "Homeward" stood first in the year1994 at 18th YPS All India salon of photography in Black & White sections. This photograph also has won the first prize at Dept. of Youth Services & Cultural Activities, Gujarat State. . His other photograph "Elephants at Waterhole in Bandipur" also secured first place in Nature Color section. The photograph titled "Three Companions" has won the first prize at the 8th All India Art Contest, Cultural Dept., Nagpur. His much acclaimed "Narasimha" has earned first place at Shutter Bugs, Govt. College of Pharmacy, Bangalore. It was also exhibited at 20th Chinese YMCA International Salon of Photography, Hong Kong in 1995 along with "Nuritha Jeeva". His other photographs including "Female elephants", "Perfect Action", "Sensational Smile", "Morning Duty" etc., have also earned accolades at various photographic societies at national and international levels. He has won annual Askary Photography Scholarship, Jamaica, New York for the year 1998.



Receiving first award at 18th YPS All India Salon


Receiving the award at Shutter Bugs, G.C.P.