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Amit Mehra’s photography career spans three decades across genres including architectural, advertising & documentary photography. Recipient of 'Best Photographer of the Year – Asia' in 2009 by the Sagamihara Museum, Japan for his book, 'India: A Timeless Celebration', Mehra has again demonstrated the ease with which he traverses different genres of photography. 

Many of his photographs are part of the collection of the Gabarron Foundation Museum, Spain and the Sagamihara Museum, Japan and also with many corporate & private collectors worldwide. 

He is the brand ambassador of iPhone, Fuji Cameras and had been for Canon Cameras as well.

Mehra’s photographs have been widely exhibited in London, New York, Tokyo, Sydney, Madrid, Milan, Melbourne, Dhaka, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata in solo shows. His work has also been published in Time, Der Spiegel, The Guardian, Architectural Digest, Conde Nast, Financial Times, London and National Geographic.

His clientele includes The Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels, Starwood Hotels, Ritz Carlton, Westin, Meridian ,Aman Resorts, Taj Group of Hotels, Accor Hotel, Ananda Spa, Lebua Resorts, Berjaya hotels-Seychelles, Neemrana hotels, EMAAR-Dubai, DLF, Jet Airways, Pepsi, Reebok, Indigo Airlines, Egyptian Tourism, MTPA (Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority), Incredible India, Turkish Tourism.

Mehra’s book, ‘Kashmir’ by Penguin Books, has been highly acclaimed for its stark and deeply personal take on the region.

His recent self published book, 'Roznama' is the first photo book of South East Asia shot on iPhone.

Amit Mehra has also curated the Indian Photo Festival 2016, Hyderabad.

Currently, Mehra is working on his next book project, “Sufis: Messengers of Peace” and is also making a documentary film "Twilight of my city" based on the tales of old Delhi, India.

AWARD
Best Photographer of the year-Asia, Sagamihara Museum, Japan

BRAND AMBASSADOR
Apple iPhone
Fuji Camera
Canon Camera
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Kashmir
2016       Gallery Sanskriti, Kolkata 
2015       Gujarat Photo Festival
2015       Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
2013       Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2013       Chang Mai Photo Festival, Thailand
2013       Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan
2012       Photoink Gallery, New Delhi
 
India : A Timeless Celebration
2011       ‘Chobi Mela’ Photography Festival, Bangladesh
2010       Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan
2009       Sagamihara Museum, Japan 
2009       Gabbaron Museum, ARCO Madrid Art Festival, Spain
2007       Nehru Centre, London, England
2007       National Gallery, Port Louis, Mauritius
2005       Alcaston Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2004       Alcaston Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Paris: A Love Affair
2009      Paris, France
2008      Chandigarh, India
2008      Mumbai, India
2008      Pondicherry, India
2008      Trivandrum, India
2007      Alliance Francaise, New Delhi, India

His Signatures
2006      Visual Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
2006      Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai, India
2006      Apparao Infinity, Chennai, India
 
Exhibited in India Art Summit 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
 
GROUP SHOWS
2008     'Click! Indian Photography Now', Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi and London
2008     Alchemist, Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
2007     Canon Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006     Times of India Show, New Delhi
2005     Melbourne Art Fair, Australia
 
CURATION
India Photography Festival 2016
96, Mani Villa

DOCUMENTARY FILMS
A film, ‘The Qawwals,’ highlights the decay of the Sufi music form in India.

DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
2016         The Last Mansions of Calcutta
2010-11    Unsung Heroes
2007-09    Egypt
2007-09    Sufi shrines of Kashmir
2004-08    India A Timeless Celebration
2004-08    Contemporary Architecture of India
2007         Hampi
2005-06    DMRC
2005-07    Gurukul- Hindu Vedic Schools
2005-06    Raisina Hill

RESIDENCIES
2007    Photography Residency, Paris, France
2010    Blue Earth Alliance USA

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS CONDUCTED
2013    Lahore College of Arts, Pakistan
2013    Beaconhouse National University Lahore, Pakistan
2012    Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2012    Allaince Francaise workshop, Delhi
2011    Istanbul, Turkey
2010    Alliance Francaise Workshop, Hyderabad
2010    Tao Art Gallery, Mumbai
 
PHOTOGRAPHY RELATED PROJECTS
2006    Set up a photo gallery in North and South Block, New Delhi
2005    Conservation of photographs of the President House in association with National Museum

SEMINARS CONDUCTED
2008    Indo Israel Colloquium-‘Preserving Cultural Identities in today’s World’
2008    Impact of Globalisation on Culture’
2007    New Age Photography’, London
 
CONTACT DETAILS
Mobile: +91 9810082340
Email ID: info.amitmehra@gmail.com

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