Mohan Gidwani is a nature lover who loves capturing the beauty of nature and wildlife in his images. He is passionate about photography and believes in expressing and showing beautiful sights through this medium.
As told to Tanika Godbole
Beak Wide Open A close-up
Born in 1959 in a family of well-known confectioners of Delhi _ Chaina Ram Sindhi Confectioners _ Mohan Gidwani graduated from Delhi University and got involved with his family business. Mohan Gidwani was inclined towards art and creativity since his childhood. He used to observe the works of the masters of photography very keenly in magazines, and often attended the art exhibitions organised in his city. The images that he was exposed to touched his him to step into the realm of art. Gradually, photography becamsoul, and motivated e his obsession. Mohan Gidwani is a nature lover and he prefers to capture the beauty of nature at its nbest. This nature photographer believes that photography is a journey of the soul, which accompanies an artist throughout his life. Gidwani says, “After so many years of my involvement in photography, I think of it not only as a form of art, but an integral part of my life. Photography has been a driving passion for me.” He further adds, “Photography is a medium of expression. It is just like a window, which lets you look deeper into the beautiful picturesque world.” Gidwani likes to keep his pictures simple and uncomplicated. He has won more than 400 Awards and Certificates of Merit, and has had over 1400 of his works exhibited in International and National photography Salons. The India International Photographic Council has honoured him with the prestigious Associateship Honour and Diamond Grading. His work has also been published in several magazines and catalogues.
Twins Birds of a feather
Peek-a-boo Looking for nuts