A renowned expert in the field of photography, Pratik has won more than 45 national and international awards in photography. He started doing photography at the age of 13 and it all started with the documentation of nature trails and trekking which he used to do in his school days. His dad gifted him a point & shoot camera during school days and it was the beginning of his journey. He has studied at Sir J.J. School of Arts.
Nowadays, He travels to different places to explore and witness the beauty of the natural world. He uses his camera as a tool to share his experiences with the rest of the world.
He also practices commercial photography covering genres such as weddings, engagement, pre-wedding, maternity, baby shoot, all other types of events, and interior - architectural photography, He brings in that photographic understanding and creativity to create magical memories of your event. With him capturing your event, you can be sure to get some breathtaking images.
Pratik was invited by the 'Golden turtle photo contest' which is a part of Russia's biggest art festival to join the jury panel of one of the most artistically powerful & longest-running nature photo competitions in the world.
News coverage about Pratik's awards and recognitions
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The interviews by India's leading photography magazine
List of Pratik's remarkable achievements
1) Sanctuary Asia Wildlife Photographer of the year 2020 - first prize in Asia.
2) Multiple awards at Nature in focus festival from 2015-2021 including Photographer of the year in 2018.
3) Only Indian to win the prestigious Asferico photo award from Italy -2021 first prize in Birds category
4) Zoological Society of London first prize from all over the world 2016.
5) Canon Wild Clicks 6 (2016)- Photographer of the year- Grand Prize
6) Wildlife photography awards Better photography 2017- Emerging photographer of the year.
7) International images for science 2017' two images exhibited in top 100 worldwide.
8) Golden turtle Photo contest from Russia - Second prize
9) China Wildlife photo and Video contest 2012 multiple prizes including first prize in the Landscape category.
Link for the awards ceremony which took place in December 2021: https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1c34y1z7Aj?p=2&spm_id_from=pageDriver
Pratik Pradhan while receiving the 'Nature in Focus Photographer of the year' title in 2018.