Sudhir Shivaram • Wildlife Photographer
Sudhir Shivaram is much loved, recognized and respected in wildlife photography circles not only in India but the world over. After 18 long years in the corporate world, Sudhir turned his passion for photography and teaching into his profession. Through his commercial venture, he conducts photography learning tours and workshops to numerous destinations across India and Africa. His online photography tutorials – the first of their kind in India – offer video-based photography lessons to learners anywhere, anytime.
Awards and recognitions: Sudhir has been recognised as one of the top 10 most influential people in the Indian photography industry for four consecutive years since 2015. At the January 2018 edition of these awards conferred by the Asian Photography Magazine, he was awarded the top honour as the ‘first’ most influential person in the Indian photography industry. Sudhir has also been winner of the 2012 Sanctuary Asia Awards for the best wildlife photographer.
Numerous educational institutions, corporate houses, government departments across India invite Sudhir to be a guest speaker during some of their prominent events. Sudhir addresses audiences of all ages and occupations and talks about his passion and his journey thus far.
Gear: Canon 1DX and 1DX Mark II with 70-200 f2.8 L IS2, 16-35, 400mm f2.8 L IS2, 800mm f5/6 L IS, Gitzo 5432 tripod with Sachtler FSB8 fluid head.