Ashish Parmar is a Bangalore based photographer and is self taught at photography. He began his journey into the world of photography 15 years ago and since then has been providing professional photography services to small businesses and high-end clients. He feels that photography helps him break the monotony of work being confined by people or locations and truly makes the whole world his playground.
Over the last decade and half, he has been exploring different forms of photography, from People to Products , Food to Fashion and Travel to Hospitality. However he feels that his true artistic expression and creative satisfaction comes forth through wildlife and wedding candid photography. Bearing testimony to this is the Canon Nature Photographer of the Year Award; which he won in 2009 and his images being recognised by National Geographic Stock imagery, TIME magazine, The Natural History Museum & Better Photography magazine.
He was the Chief Photographer for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the DLF IPL 2010 and was the Official photographer at the Kingfisher Oktoberfest 2010. He is also Associate photographer for the Hard Rock Cafe Bengaluru.
He is the Co-founder of Bangalore Photography Workshops (BPW), an entrepreneurial pursuit through which he has trained 600+ students in various forms of photography. BPW conducts specialised photography workshops and trails across the globe.
He has transitioned from black & white to color & now on to digital & so has his gear from a Pentax K-100 to Canon AE-1 & today he has access to Canon 1D Mark4, Canon 1D Mark3, Canon 30D, Canon 40D & a selection of Canon lenses ranging from 10mm to 500mm & beyond to complement his "shooting arsenal".