Aishwarya Sridhar - Wildlife Photographer
Aishwarya Sridhar is a 24-year Young, Wildlife Photographer, Filmmaker, Writer, Poet, and Storyteller.
In 2021, she was accepted as an Emerging Fellow at the International League of Conservation Photographers.
An intuitive photographer rather than a technical one, she lives and breathes India and its wild untamed places teeming with big cats, racing blackbucks and thundering waterfalls.
She has penned more than 200 poems on Nature and her images, poems and articles have been published in several prints and online editions of magazines and newspapers of repute including BBC Wildlife, Guardian, Mongabay, Sanctuary Asia, Saevus, Times of India, DNA, Hindustan Times, The Vibe and Pawstrail.
As a photographer and artist, Aishwarya believes that visual communication has the power to change the world.
To be able to tell a complete story in one frame- celebrating the beauty of wildlife and at the same time making you think.
Her debut documentary ‘’Panje-The Last Wetland’’ was telecast on DD National and has toured various film festivals
She has also directed a feature on the most iconic and photographed wild Bengal Tigress Maya titled ‘’Tiger Queen of Taru’’ which is airing currently on National Geographic WILD.
The youngest and first girl to receive the Sanctuary Asia ‘’Young Naturalist Award’’ in 2011, she has gone on to win several awards including the Princess Diana Award in 2019.
Last year, she became the first Indian woman to win at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards in London.
Her image ”Lights of Passion” received the ‘Highly Commended Award in the Behaviour Invertebrate category.
She enjoys telling unique stories from the wild. From research, scripting, camerawork, on-screen presenting, to post-production she has done it all and continues to do so every single day.
Her website, https://www.aishwaryasridhar.com/ describes her truly and her clients include- WWF, Google, Mercedes Benz, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, and Decathlon.