ABOUT ME

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Alok L Katkar

Alok Laxmikant Katkar is a nationally and internationally published photographer based in Pune, India. He is a graduate in Visual Effects & Film Making and has completed the Advanced Certification Course in Photography. He also has a Certification in Ornithology from Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).

In his 6 years of experience, he has earned specialization in wildlife photography, product photography, and digital post-processing. His work has been featured on several national and international platforms and has received awards and recognition in several contests and exhibitions.

 

Being an avid birdwatcher, he has recorded and photographed more than 235 species of birds till date.

He has worked for some renowned brands like Ranka Jewellers, Jupiter Hospital, VH1 Supersonic, Reserve Bank of India, and ARAI (Pune). Currently, he is working as a faculty in Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism.

He is a founder of The WildArts Store, a wildlife merchandise and souvenir store.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

- Photo feature in Nat Geo Traveller India
- Photo feature in Smart Photography Magazine
- Photo feature in Better Photography Magazine

- Photo feature in Chiiz Photography Magazine
- Photo feature in Paws Trails Explorers Magazine
- Photo feature in Explore Wild India Magazine

- Special Mention Award in Canon Wild Clicks 2018
- Award of Excellence by MIT WPU School of Photography 2018
- Blog feature in Saevus Wildlife India Magazine
- Photo feature in Nature InFocus Blog
- Photo feature in Pune Mirror