A quintessential shutterbug, Rajesh Satankar co-founded Knotting Bells in 2013. After having completed a Bachelor of Arts degree followed by a Diploma in Applied Videography in 2011, he also pursued a Masters in Social Anthropology at the Goldsmiths University of London, the UK in 2019. He has conducted in-depth research on Indian wedding photographers and studied the role of the caste and class system within the very same profession. Since 2010, Satankar has been compiling a photo essay titled ‘Spiritual Journey’.
Having professionally shot over 300 weddings in exotic locations around the world in the last 8 years, Rajesh is brimming with ideas and is ever-ready to take on new adventures and explorations. He has been sharing eye-pleasing stories through his lens for over 12 years now. Each of his images teleports you in a way to the moment when it was captured, bringing out the warmth, mood, and personality of the setting and subject. Despite photography being a part of his daily routine professionally, Satankar also has a passion for exploring spirituality and Indian culture by means of his lens, for which he travels whenever work permits. Over the years, he has won several accolades for his creative work, such as from the International Photography Awards USA, The London Photo Show, Monochrome Photography Awards, Widdison Photography Awards, and The Black and White Spider Awards, to name a few. Awards, to name a few.