A tale between the lens and wildlife

ABOUT Shivang Mehta

Shivang Mehta - Managing Director, Nature Wanderers & Canon India Brand Ambassador

SHIVANG MEHTA  Canon Photo Mentor

A journalist who turned into a PR professional and handled corporate communications and PR roles with leading edge companies like Bharti, Google, Evalueserve and now a traveler and natural-history photographer – Shivang Mehta has worn many professional hats. His love for the forests of Kumaon pushed him to choose Corbett as his main area of work and he left the cozy comforts of corporate offices to work on the field with his organisation Nature Wanderers which he started 10 years back.

Over the years Shivang through Nature Wanderers has conducted over 400 wildlife photography workshops in the past decade and is now an official trainer for Canon India as he conducts wildlife photography workshops in association with Canon across India, Sri Lanka and Africa. His love for photography, writing and story telling made him a freelance journalist as well as he has written travel notes, columns on travel and conservation for numerous national and international publications.

Visit http://www.facebook.com/shivangphotography for his regular field updates and www.naturewanderers.com for joining him for photographic safaris.

Shivang Mehta currently grooms young amateur photographers who are working with him for his projects around rare species photo expeditions like Red Panda, Fishing Cat, Phyr’s Leaf Monkey, Snow Leopards and many other unique species. Shivang Mehta also conducts specialised advance field training sessions on DSLR camera trap photography and other forms of unique camera technologies for photographers who wish to explore these new dimensions of wildlife photography.

Shivang Mehta is the winner of prestigious photography awards like DJ Memorial Photography Awards (2014 and 2015), Sanctuary Asia (2011), NDTV Save our Tigers (2012), International Photographer of the Year (2016), Nature’s Best Asia (2017)


Shivang is now a Canon Photo Mentor and has been listed in the Canon Panel of expert photographers to promote the culture of photography in India. Visit http://www.edge.canon.co.in for details.


Shivang Mehta’s flagship set-up Nature Wanderers (NW) pioneered the concept of wildlife photography tours a decade ago and since then NW has conducted more than 400 field photography workshops and expeditions across various genres of nature photography catering to over 2000 amateur photographers across India. NW has also organised the annual India’s Only Live Photography Contest called Canon Wild Clicks since 2010 which has become a competition of repute and credibility over the years because of its transparent judgement and field photography mentoring by an expert panel of mentors. Visit www.naturewanderers.com to know more about NW photo tours.

9 responses

  1. Dr. Tuhin Bhattacharya, MD.

    Dear Shivangji ! Now I am fan & follower of yours. But as I am a Doctor by profession , so I can’t make out more than 10 days of holiday from my hospital , once every 6 months. What’s the best way out for me ———–Dr. Tuhin Bhattacharya, Siliguri, WB.

    January 5, 2012 at 6:55 pm

  2. Suman Desarker

    Shivang…..does it need to say again here THAT I AM FAN OF YOURS !!!! HAHAHA……Dada keep it up…..Regards, Suman Desarker, Ahmedabad

    April 11, 2012 at 4:39 am

  3. Manash Das

    Hi, We met on 21st October in New Delhi Deer park for Photo workshop, If u remember..I’ve gone through ur page and it’s just amazing..I have few questions..I’m now in a BPO so I just want to quit job of BPO and want to be a Wild Photographer but I also want to earn money at the same time because I need to serve my parents was well so
    it’ll be the best steps to quit the job and take the step for Wild Photographer and what are the oppurnities for wild photography??Please reply…

    October 21, 2012 at 12:31 pm

  4. kush

    superb photographs! i am awestruck!! 😀

    November 11, 2014 at 8:14 am

  5. Ravi maurya

    Dear shivang great work, i want to know that how i can join you on your trip as i am also i wildlife wonderer. I have been to many tours to tiger reserve.but now i want to start as a professional

    April 11, 2017 at 2:12 pm

  6. Hi Shivang,

    My name is Anuj Agarwal. I’m Founder of Feedspot.

    I would like to personally congratulate you as your blog Shivang Mehta Photography has been selected by our panelist as one of the Top 100 Wildlife Photography Blogs on the web.


    I personally give you a high-five and want to thank you for your contribution to this world. This is the most comprehensive list of Top 100 Wildlife Photography Blogs on the internet and I’m honored to have you as part of this!

    Also, you have the honor of displaying the badge on your blog.


    July 4, 2017 at 10:59 am

    • Thanks for the note. I am glad to know that the blog has been rated amongst the best globally. Cheers to your initiative.

      July 22, 2017 at 4:04 am

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