Amith Mehra

Amit Mehra

Amit Mehra (b. 1967) a leading Indian photographer, has been photographing for twenty five years. In addition to editorial and advertising work, Amit Mehra has specialized in architectural photography. In 2003 came the landmark opportunity to photograph Rashtrapati Bhawan for the book, Dome Over India. Recipient of the award, Best Photographer of the Year – Asia in 2009 by the Sagamihara Museum, Japan for his book, India, A Timeless Celebration, Mehra has time and again demonstrated the ease with which he traverses different genres of photography. Photographs from this series are part of the collection of the Gabbaron Foundation, Spain and the Sagamihara Museum in Japan. Amit’s photographs have been widely exhibited in New York, London, Tokyo, Madrid, Melbourne, Dhaka, Delhi and Mumbai in solo shows. His most recent book, ‘Kashmir’ by Penguin Books, has been highly acclaimed for its stark and deeply personal take on the region. He recently published of the book, “Roznaama” which is the first photo book of India shot on iPhone. Amit Mehra is currently working on his next book project, Sufis: Messengers of Peace and also making a documentary film “Twilight of my city” based on the tales of old Delhi.

 

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