Divyam Ramji Mehrotra is a Fujifilm X mentor and the founder and lead photographer of Gurugram based wedding photography collective, Weddingrams. Winner of the ‘Wedding Photographer of the year grand title 2019 by Better photography awards, the ‘Best Photographer, India 2019’ award by One Eyeland, and category awards by Fearless, Reportage, Weddingsutra, and WPAI awards among others.
He is also the founder of Photopedia, a photography community-based initiative that brings photographers from all over India together for live sessions and face-offs.
Divyam’s fascination with photography started at an early age when his father gifted him a good old Kodak film camera. The love he bore for photographing the unusual in an unusual way saw him breakthrough to wedding photography six years back. And there has been no looking back ever since. With more than 250 weddings under his name, he loves to capture images that speak for themselves.
Active as a commercial photographer for the past 30 years in Mumbai. Forte being fashion photography, portraits, still life & fine art photography
Also an official mentor for Godox lights, Vanguard tripods, Sekonic meter.
Worked as visiting faculty to several photography & art institutes like Udaan School of Photography, L S Raheja College of Art, Pearl Academy, Symbiosis School of Photography, Rachana Sansad, Light Academy of Photography, Seamedu, etc.
Earlier a freelance writer for Smart Photography, more than 30 articles have been published so far.
Conducted almost 200 workshops to date. In various languages like English, Marathi, Hindi & Gujarati.
Handled clients like Birla Century, Century Cotton, Raymond, Bombay Dyeing, Roop Sangam, Cambridge, Ceat tyres, Hindustan Lever, Godrej Boyce, SBI, Central Bank of India, HDFC, Lagoo Bandhoo Jewelers, Orra diamonds, Cygnus diamonds, recipee books for Sanjeev Kapoor, Tarla Dalal, etc.
Jatin Kampani is one of that rare breeds that has been able to transform a passion into a career. From being a shutterbug in childhood, Kampani graduated to becoming a professional photographer in 1996.
A decade on from his professional debut, he became the first Indian photographer whose work was selected to be on the cover of Lurzer’s Archive, a magazine that publishes works of excellence in advertising from around the world. In 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011 Jatin Kampani’s images were won at the International Photography Awards, Black and White Spider Awards, and the PX3 Awards, Paris, in advertising, fashion, and fine art consecutively, from 2007 to 2011.
Merits aside, his insatiable passion has led him to hold several group shows across the country. The TAO Art Gallery- Mumbai, Jehangir Art Gallery-Mumbai, India Habitat Centre – Delhi, the Bajaj Art Gallery – Delhi, Gitanjali Art Gallery – Delhi are some of the venues where his works have been exhibited. He was one of the chosen photographers invited to hold a solo exhibition at the Foto Art Festival, Bielsko Biala, Poland in the year 2009. In 2011 he was chosen to be a part of the CHIVAS STUDIO 2011, wherein his work, along with 6 other world-renowned artists like Mr. Paresh Maity and Brian Olsen was exhibited in Delhi and Mumbai.
As Kampani negotiates the contours of everything tangible and intangible with his camera, he also silently works towards giving back to his career, his profession, his first love. Along with some other enthusiasts, he recently donned the mantle of promoting photography as an art form in India.
Praerna is the creative director and the other half of Twogether Studios. Before she became a wedding photographer, director, and producer, Praerna had a successful career in account management in the advertising industry. The ying to our collective yang, Praerna is a detail-oriented perfectionist and likes nothing better than being a part of a big-fat-Indian wedding with all the chaos and fun. When not shooting a wedding, Praerna is a talented food blogger, photographer, and food stylist. She runs a food blog called Food-Dee-Dum, and can also be found in the Twogether Studio chasing after that perfect shot of a waffle!
I am Dr. Chirag Bhalu completed my graduation and post-graduation in 2012-13 in the master of dental surgery (specialist in prosthetic Rehabilitation of head & Neck Region & Cancer) and started doing practice at my own hospital in 2013. I am a president of Abha foundation which is working to help needed people and doing conservation for wildlife and nature and other social activities. I am doing wildlife photography since 2006 as it’s my passion and to help in the conservation of wildlife & Nature.
Gautam Variya is an Ahmadabad-based wedding photographer & Cinematographer.
He also runs a YouTube channel where he makes videos on the latest technologies and Cinematography.
His life started in a darkroom, My first experience was when I saw an image of it emerge on black & white paper through a light.
The same day I have decided that I have to learn this magic of photography.
From the age of 15, I have started photographing life in a black and white reel.
Since then I am capturing the world’s laughter moments & relationships today.
Aditya Varma is a director of photography and photographer from Mumbai.
He has shot two full-length feature films, ‘Namdev Bhau in Search of Silence (dir. Daria Gai) and ‘Kia and Cosmos’ (dir. Sudipto Roy). Both of the films have traveled to various international film festivals and he was nominated for best cinematography in Milan and Nice International Fim Festivals for ‘Kia and Cosmos’.
He has shot and edited over twenty advertisements for leading companies and fashion campaigns for national and international brands like Jio, Myntra, Facebook, Hallmark, Jade by MK.
He has shot the music videos of ‘Cold/Mess’, ‘Into The Night’, ‘Kasoor’ by Prateek Kuhad and ‘Sage’, ‘Liggi’, ‘Khamoshi’ by Ritviz, ‘Nit Nit’ by Jasleen Royal, ‘Nothing For Our Own’, ‘Home Alone by Haniya Bhambri, ‘Batein Karo’ by Vayu and ‘Hold Tight’ by Ape Echoes.
He has also been the still photographer for ‘Manto’ (dir. Nandita Das), which was showcased at the Cannes Film Festival in the Un Certain Regard section, the photographs of which have been compiled and published in ‘Manto & I’ by Nandita Das. He also shot the campaign for “India’s Got Colour”.
He was an ambassador and mentor for Fujifilm.
He has most recently shot ‘Cruising Legends II’ for MX Player, a documentary series on bikers in India, and the national campaign for Bumble India.
Inderjeet Gill, an IIT graduate turned contemporary wedding photographer, has always been an art and technology lover. A self-taught painter since childhood, his love for art transitioned from painting to photography. Inderjeet’s ability to create compelling images even in the simplest of settings using light & various elements of the location to his advantage has given him the repute of a photographer who “paints with light”. Being an army kid, he has traveled across and has been exposed to the diversity of rich Indian culture, which he deeply cherished. Wedding photography gives him the opportunity to continue to travel, explore the rich Indian culture, meet new people & capture their stories. In the last eight years of being a professional wedding photographer, his company IG PHOTO FILM has captured over 200+ weddings across 60+ cities in India covering almost all faiths & cultures. He started IG PHOTO FILM with the vision that ‘moments do not happen as per the photography package, so every small or big detail needs to be covered to make the memories of a couple’s wedding celebrations last forever. He believes in creating timeless memories by capturing precious emotions floating at the weddings in their purest form. Inderjeet is an avid reader of technology and art. He is innately passionate about sharing knowledge and is well known for this in the Indian photography community; he believes it is imperative for both individual as well as community growth.