Vishal started out to become an engineer, but a heightened awareness of the visual art diverted his attention to the camera and its versatility. Ridden by this passion, he decided to drop out of engineering college to pursue his dream and completed his graphic designing from a Canadian college .He worked with reputed Design Houses and Advertising agencies. Soon he shifted his focus towards photography. He started off by assisting renowned photographer in India for over 2 years, soon after which he travelled to Paris and Hamburg to acquire more knowledge with respect to the visual medium after which he decided to start off on his own.
Vishal’s photographic career blossomed leading him to own his sole fashion and advertising studio. Aspiring to carve a niche in the photography industry, he is well versed in fashion, advertising and editorial work. Vishal describes his work as the constant need to move and evolve. These characteristics of the ever growing fashion world reflects on his photography as well.
A true follower of celebrated top celebrity photographers such as Richard Avedon, Mario Testino & Steven Klien, Vishal follows his footsteps by preferring to eschew the ‘pretty’ and bring out the stark underlying ‘reality’ of the subject.
Boasting a background in graphic Designing, his work has often been considered provocative yet unique. His client and publication credits currently includes International & Indian magazines such as ELLE, GQ, Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Chew, Swank Glossy to name a few. His work has also appeared in the likes of advertising agencies such as Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, BMB Madisson, BBH, Percept H and many more. Current international work includes – Oriflame, Poland’s Next Top Model, Lux, Adweek, etc.
An alchemist behind the lens , offering his most comprehensive art featuring top models, designers, advertising campaigns, fashion editorials, catalogs, etc. Also familiar with the commercial work that includes the Team ForceIndia project in his credit. He has exhibited his work in the prestigious D & AD awards (London), The World Press Photo, the Dubai Media City (IBDA), Lalit Kala Academy etc. Ventured out on his own eight years ago in the ever demanding modern fashion world, Vishals passion for visual beauty and perfection continues to impress many today.