Shivang Mehta (Born October 3, 1981) is an Indian wildlife photographer and author and is the brand ambassador for Canon India and Columbia Sportswear. An international award winning photographer, his work on Indian tigers has been compiled in his book - A Decade with Tigers which was launched in 2017 and went on to become an Amazon bestseller. His second book titled Chasing Horizons - Learnings from Africa - summarized his learnings from African jungles and how he incorporated those in Indian forests. He is also the co-author of 'Leopards & Shepherds of Jawai' which summarizes the harmonious relationships between the secretive leopards and shepherds in a remote area of Rajasthan in India.
Early life and education[edit | edit source]
Shivang was a journalist and a PR professional and having served leading corporate brands, he left his profession for pursuing his interest in wildlife and photography. He is a graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce (Delhi University) and educated himself in journalism from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan (New Delhi).
Career[edit | edit source]
After leaving his corporate career, Shivang Mehta along with Kahini Ghosh started Nature Wanderers which was India's pioneering venture in wildlife photography tourism. Ever since Shivang has been a wildlife photography mentor and guide with Nature Wanderers and has worked in all leading Indian wildlife forests. He is one of India's most experienced photographers to have worked in African forests like Masai Mara. Shivang over the years has been recognized for his work in leading national and international awards including Siena International Photography Awards, Nature's Best, DJ Memorial Photography Awards, Sanctuary Asia Photography Awards, Yes Bank Nature Capital Awards and many more.
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