How her creative photography tells us the story?
Meghna Shirish, Professional Photographer who completed Masters in Professional Photography from IED Madrid.
An Entrepreneur featured as one among the best 26 photographers in India. Got a jury Commendation from TOTO funds Awards for the project NINE.
She has dedicated herself in creating art with images, imbibing keen observational and non-intrusive styles in her photographic techniques.
She has worked in this field and assisted well known professional photographers like Amoghavarsha, Sethu Raman.
She has attended workshops at Santa Fe Photographic workshops conducted by David Robin, Deanne fitzmaurice and Joe Mc Nally.
Her works reflect flashes of their expertise along with her own trademark touch.
She has conducted workshops on photography through the Happy Camera Club across Bangalore.
She has also conducted a workshop organised by Pixetra, in Kochi and Kalpataru, the hobby center in Chennai.
She has completed over 100 projects in the past five years relying purely on just Word-Of-Mouth references, which goes to show the quality of work she stand for.
Within a short period, she has now become a highly respected name among professional candid photographers.
She has done projects for a number of eminent personalities and have been featured across magazines such as the “Better Photography” “Bangalore Mirror” and
the “Wedding Sutra” online magazine.
Exhibited at AIFACS New delhi featured by I click Photography.
Today we are with Ms.Meghana shirish at Thelifeinspire.com
Hello Meghana Shirish, Welcome to Thelifeinspire.com !!!
1.Please let us know about you and your journey towards photography?
From my Childhood my interest was to be an Artist, I must say my teachers in Carmel Convent and Christ College always encouraged me to participate in Art and
Music Fests. so i was exposed to all mediums of Art.
After my PUC , I pursued BVA at Chitrakala Parishath , I got interest into wildlife photography, So I attended a few workshops By Amoghavarsha and Joined as
a Second shooter for Cuspconcepts.
During My final Year i started my own firm in Photography.Through out my journey i always had one theme in mind, that is to follow a story through my
2.What inspired you to move towards photography?
Just the mere knowledge of all kind of arts i was able to decide which one i would like to specialise.
I believe the more you learn the more you are focused towards one subject.
3.what was your educational background and was it helpful to you?
My mother noticed that i loved to paint and sketch when i was 10 yrs old, She sent me to drawing and painting classes when i was 10.
Along with my schooling i went to Carnatic Music classes and Art classes. when i reached 11th Std I had to choose commerce as there is no field involved in
I must say my teachers were so encouraging in my PUC because they knew that i wanted to pursue Fine arts, so they always let me participate in all the
college Fests. I was also given a scholarship for my excellence in ART.
During 2 years of my PUC i completed 2d and 3d animation certificate program along with PUC.
This helped a lot in learning lighting ,story boarding and photo editing software.
After PUC i pursued BVA Bachelor of visual arts, specialisation in Applied arts.
There was a small subject in Photography. I got inspired and attended workshops by Amoghavarsha and Pixetra, After which i worked for 2 years in photography.
For more inspiration and improvement i went to Stantafe photography workshops at USA New Mexico to specialise in Multimedia story telling and Portrait
I came back to Bangalore worked for a year and decided to study further in photography.
Hence i went to study Masters in Professional Photography at IED Spain, Specialised in Documentary / Fashion and Advertising Photography.
4.Do you enjoy working in this platform and what is your future dream?
I enjoy my work a lot, I am never at stress that i am working cause my passion and hobby is my work .
That’s great Ms.Meghana Shirish.You have achieved lots in a small duration of your life.
Keep moving.All the best for your future plans.
You can reach her at :http://www.meghnashirish.com/