Sreekumar Krishnan – Gold at the International iPhone Photography Awards 2019 (www.ippawards.com) for Sunset, Winner Black&White spider Awards 2019 Advertising, 2018 in Wildlife, Featured in Shot of the Day in Natgeo, featured in HSBC International calendar. ‘Indian Sunshine’ featuring a glorious smiling woman in a field of sunflowers was displayed at the Louvre in France too. In Jan 2017 he was the exclusive photographer for Mrs India Karnataka finale.
“I still do not have a niche, I feel since all genres of photography I am excited with. I do believe that a good photographer is more of the vision and the image immaterial of the style. Moments and emotions are continuous, and creativity or the expression can not be restrictive to a medium or style. Thus from street, wildlife, portrait, candids, lifestyle, baby, maternity, wedding, astro I have indulged in. ”
Having worked 20 years in the Advertising and Marketing industry he last headed the digital division for MRM//McCann as AVP in Bangalore for 8 years. He carries the base foundation for what qualifies to create great images which matter in terms of communication. The early years of photographing in film roll mode, gave him a sound foundation of understanding of light and the ways to create exceptional images.
Sree founded The Living Lens 2014 in an effort to create good photographers and great images. Clients include – Google, Hero, GE Healthcare, Apsara Silks, Britannia, Noida International University, BCP Associates and shot exclusively for the Masterchefs when they came to Bangalore in June 2016.
What differentiates him from others is the ability to touch the deep subconscious levels and bring out moments which the client cherishes forever. This has happened because of the effort which goes into each shoot. People who have experienced his shooting style calls it a Spiritual cleansing.
He conducts regular workshops from basic to advance and are a one on one, a deeper understanding on creating better images using simple techniques which have basis in spirituality and the way nature works.
When he is not shooting, he teaches meditation for he finds both photography and spirituality are based on the Light and he explores this aspect in his journey of the Light.
What people say about the Photographer…
People say “Patience is key to ambition of creativity , micro detailing ,and aligned Co ordination ” Sree is one of the few photographer who has mastered the art of being patient human ,hence all the key factors of successful photographer is God gift to him. Sree can extract best out of all the situation and capture it to present it so beautifully to portray the reality . Sree , “a true artist & commited professional with excellent technical knowledge ” – Monalisa
My younger daughter completed a 1 year advance photography course with Sree which has helped her immensely, he will also be covering all the events for my older daughters wedding in April. Amazing work and a wonderful person! – Nisha