(Last Updated on : 08/06/2017)
Photographers in Contemporary India draw much attention to the daily fashion
of the socio -political and economic realism of the country and the world as well. The contemporary photography
is composed of the realism and abstract art
, where the picture will tell the complete story of a life. Some of the well known photographers like Ashok Salian
, Atul Kasbekar
, Gautam Rajyadhyaksha
, Jatin Kampani
, Raghu Rai
, Raghubir Singh
, Sharad Haksar
, Subi Samuel
, Victor George
, Vikram Bawa
, Daboo Ratnani
, Pepita Seth
, Pablo Bartholomew
and many others.
Contemporary Indian Photographers
Some of the famous photographers in India are as follows:
: Sharad Haksar is an award winning Indian digital photographer, clicking world-class advertising
, fashion, still life and concept based photo shoots and stunning images. Behind the camera Sharad Haksar is a pure genius at work.
: One of the renowned names, the last in fashion photography
of today is that of Daboo Ratnani. Amitabh Bachchan
, Michael Jackson, Boris Becker, Shahrukh Khan
, Hrithik Roshan
, Sachin Tendulkar
, Sanjay Dutt
, Aamir Khan
, Salman Khan
, Aishwarya Rai
, Preity Zinta
, Kareena Kapoor
, Bipasha Basu
, Rahul Dravid
, Sania Mirza
are just a few who deem this man as the only one who can capture the good despite of bad and the ugly.
: Amit Ashar is a reputed advertising and trait film
photographer based in Mumbai
. He has shot stills for films like Delhi-6, Rang De Basanti
and Kabul Express.
: Subi Samuel, an Indian photographer
has also been rated as the best looking man just after Hrithik Roshan. His work covers almost all magazines. His works speaks volume. He is a man of few words and his is photography that speaks for itself. The Kaante publicity had his pictures on them and he also shot Aishwarya Rai for the Devdas
: Suresh Natarajan is one of India's best fashion and advertising photographers. He holds over 25 years of experience working with top companies and brands.
: Jatin Kampani rose to the limelight with his campaigns for Provogue, Sunsilk and Kiah. Jatin Kampani is also the first Indian to feature on the Lurzers Archive. Kampani's photographs are a play of light and an intelligent sense and use of space. The viewer gets engrossed in the beauty of the picture.
: Arko Dutta started out with the Indian Express
in 1991. His photographs depicting the harsh realities of the contemporary world have been published in newspapers
: She brought an importance on the generally ostracized with her photographs. These became observations of sorts as a contemporary Indian photographer. Her work on transgender and the understanding of identity and sexuality has been famous.
: His work is cantered around themes of beauty, imitation and leaving behind and the selection of ways in which it has touched the lives of several people everywhere makes him a respected figure in contemporary Indian photography.
: Hashim Badani is also known for more than a large number of followers in cyberspace. He is currently an active photographer for BBCs Lonely Planet travel guides and is recognized for the great composition he employs in all the scenic photography which he does.
: Besides books, Singh has also expanded her display style to include portable 'museums', which are wooden structures that open out like accordions and hold 70 to 140 photographs. She tackles subjects, both unassuming and eminent with the same amount of sensitivity and celebration.
: Atul Kasbekar Atul Kasbekar is one of the top advertising photographers
in India today. He specializes in media
, film and fashion photography. Atul was trained for over a year in Los Angeles, working with photographers as Dennis Gray, Ron Slenzak, James B Wood, Jay Silverman, Jay P Morgan, Bill Werts and D avid Le Bon.
: Ashok Salian is a young and happening, news-making photographer. He is known for his work in the fashion world and outside of it and also mobilizes support for various social causes, including animal
rights. He is one photographer who is not afraid to speak his mind.
: Vikram Bawa is an internationally acclaimed, renowned fashion and landscape photographer
from India. Rightly called as "Master of Gimmicks" in the world of fashion photography, he is probably the first photographer from the Asian sub-continent to venture into three-dimensional photography.
Other famous Indian photographers are Raghubir Singh, Ashok Salian, Lala Deen Dayal , Raghu Rai, Vikram Bawa, Victor George, Gautam Rajyadhyaksha, Jatin Kampani, Daboo Ratnani, Sharad Haksar, Rathika Ramasamy, Swapan Mukherjee, Varun Aditya etc.