Faizan Khan | Photographer in Indore
Faizan Khan is one of the Founder of the largest group of Photographers in Indore named Indore Photographer’s Community and thus is well known to all the budding Photographers in Indore. His love for sharing knowledge and experiences has made him a success as a photography mentor in ZICA Indore. Finding time from teaching and mentoring he focuses his energy pursuing his passion in Wildlife and Nature Photography. His work in the field of Wildlife Photography has been acknowledged and he has been honored with many awards and accolades. He is currently trying his hand in studio portraiture. He believes that learning and teaching are experiences that go hand in hand, one cannot exists without the other.
- First Prize in Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board and Maharashtra Forest Department’ National Level Photo competition “Magnificent Biodiversity of India”. Winning image displayed at Govt. Arts & Design College & Birds Of Vidarbha- All India Photography Competition & Exhibition 2018 (19th-22nd May 2018
- Image Selected and Exhibited in Photoract 2018 by Rotaract Club of Vadodara – Fine Arts Exhibition Hall, MSU, Vadodara
- Got 3rd Prize in Raju Harkare Memorial National Level Wildlife Competition & Exhibition by Srushti Paryavaran Mandal Winning photos were exhibited from 8th – 10th Jan 2018 at Chitnavis Centre Nagpur http://www.srushti.org.in/photoexhibition/index.html
- Photo Featured in “Moments From the Wild | The Best of Indian Wildlife Photography” Coffee Table book by HP Indigo in Association with Better Photography Magazine, Toehold and Panasonic
- Got Second Prize in “ChitraKumb 2017” in “Nature and Wildlife” category in a photo contest by Allahabad District Administration and Allahabad Photographic Society
- Got Honorable Mention in WIPA 2017 and got featured in Better Photography Magazine’s May 2017 Issue
- Got Second Prize in Birds of Madhya Pradesh Contest organized by MP Tiger Foundation Society in April 2017
- Full page article about “Demoiselle Cranes of Kheechan” got published in Dainik Bhaskar’s DB-Star in Dec 2016
- Invited to Judge the photo Competitions at Daly College Business School, Indore in 2014 and 2015
- One photo got accepted and displayed in a photo exhibition and contest organized by DJMPC in 2016
- Won first prize in “Birds of India” category in a photo contest organized by Pugdandee Safaris
- Won first prize in birds category in a wildlife photography contest organized by Taj Safaris
- One photo got published in Nat Geo publication’s book “Daly Calm” in 2015
- Won First Prize in a photo contest based on “Mandu” in natural beauty category 2014
- Couple of photos published in India Today Travel Plus Magazine’s January & February 2014 issue.
- Selected for National Geographic’s Shot of the week.
- Photo published in the supplement “secrets of shooting natural world” in annual issue of “Better Photography” Magazine of June 2010
- One photo shortlisted and exhibited in FOEI Malta’s itinerary exhibition on Climate change.
- Local winner of Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk 2009, 2013
- Received Honorable mention in International Photo Awards (IPA) by Lucie Foundation, USA
- Nominated for Sony World Photography Awards 2009 and same photo got published in SWPA winners book and exhibited in Palais des Festivals in Cannes in 2009