Shivang Mehta

A former journalist and tech PR professional turned to a celebrated wildlife photographer, Shivang Mehta is not only capturing the best of nature, but also training those who are willing to make a living out of their passion for photography through his tourism venture, Nature Wanderers.

A former journalist and corporate communication PR professional, Shivang Mehta is today among India’s leading natural-history photographers. His love for the forests pushed him to choose Corbett National Park as his main area of work and today he is the proud founder of Nature Wanderers, India’s pioneering educative venture in wildlife photo tourism.

Over the years, Shivang has conducted scores of wildlife photography workshops and expeditions across forests of India and Africa. He also gives advanced training to photographers on camera trapping and works with local communities on rare species and lesser-known fauna of India.

Shivang won third place in the DJ Memorial Awards in 2015 and received an honorary mention at the 2016 International Photographer of the Year and the prestigious Nature's Best Asia 2017.

Shivang’s esteemed projects include still photography in 2015 for an international film on tigers, in Ranthambhore. In 2016 he conducted the 6th edition of Canon Wild Clicks, India's only live wildlife photo contest in collaboration with the Government of Uttar Pradesh at Dudhwa National Park. He was also the first wildlife photographer to successfully conduct Red Panda expeditions in the Eastern Himalayas where he worked with leading national and international photographers. Shivang also executed the first camera trap photography project around the rare and elusive Fishing Cat for the Government of Uttar Pradesh and signed up with an award winning international photographer to handle the India chapter for his forthcoming book on Cats of the World.

Shivang is also the author of his solo book - A Decade with Tigers - which showcases changing dynamics of tiger photography in India.