Recent photo submissions from Manish Lakhani
About Manish Lakhani
Manish is a versatile photographer with an excellent history of creating brilliant images of culture, heritage and landscapes. For several years now, he has been photographing the cultural heritage of India that includes the shepherds of Himalayan Highlands, native people of North-East India and western India in addition to rich traditions of south India and central Asia. He is renowned for his unique portrayal of remote cultures from across India and many other countries around. His works have been regularly featured in magazines across the world, and he is attested by several experts as one of the finest travel photographers from Indian in the recent years.
He is also known for his prowess in landscape photography, that has been achieved with his years of travelling in the high Himalayas. His portfolio is admirable and very diverse and includes star-studded mountainous skies, snow-filled trans-Himalayas, exotic festival and semi-nomadic cultures. He was born with a love for mountains, which has carried him back to Ladakh and other highlands of Himalaya many times over. He has captained many incredible expeditions and photography workshops in the high mountain regions and around.
After many years of working as computer network engineer, he decided to follow his dream and moved on the road for almost 6 months. He is an avid cyclist, who made memorable cycling expeditions in Changthang regions of Ladakh multiple times and an incredible solo bicycling trip of 15,000 kilometres in India just in search of good pictures, meet people and enjoy the vast culture of India, where he visited almost all states of India on his account. The ride took him five & half months on the road.
He has been mentoring photography enthusiasts for several years now and is known for his exuberant personality as much as he is known for his photography skills.
Manish was born with a love for travel, which has carried him back to the remote places in India, coastal side, Central Asia and South East Asian Countries as well in search unique culture, stories and images. He has captained some incredible photo expedition just not in the high mountain regions, but other corners where colourful culture and unique way of life.
He is a travel & documentary photographer, explorer and adventurer.