My Wedding Photography featured in India Today

Candid Wedding photographer Bengaluru.

It is always nice when your work gets noticed and featured in leading publications or media in the country. That’s what exactly happened to me and my wedding photography couple of months ago when I was featured in the India Today magazine.

My Truly Candid Wedding Moments of 2016

Candid moment during a south Indian tamil brahmin wedding. Bangalore. June 2016.

I like to call myself as a wedding photographer, or as a photographer who sees weddings in the realm of stories – a visual storyteller. But, the marketing of Indian wedding photography industry is built on the phrase – the candid wedding photographer.

A week with Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art series lens

Somebody asked me what is that one good affordable zoom lens that every photographer must have. My reply was that the best affordable zoom lens is a 50mm prime lens. You can use your legs to zoom in and zoom out effectively. Any fast 50mm focal length lens can serve a variety of applications from portraits,… Continue reading A week with Sigma 50mm f1.4 Art series lens

Featured on Yahoo India Lifestyle

A grid on my Indian Wedding photography featured on Yahoo India Lifestyle

Suddenly when you notice an increased traffic to your website, especially in a week when you haven’t posted any new content, one of the reasons  could be a media interview. That’s what happened when my interview by Khristina Jacob of  Yahoo India Lifestyle got published on their portal, and was featured on their homepage.

When Clients Inspire A Wedding Photographer

  Thinking Outside the box, fresh ideas and innovations inspire me. And I guess it inspires others too. As a photographer, I seek inspiration from the world around me, and also from the subjects I work on. And when the people whom I photograph come out with innovations themselves, then the inspiration has a greater effect.… Continue reading When Clients Inspire A Wedding Photographer

Best of Indian Wedding Photography 2013 – A Visual Storyteller’s Perspective

est of Indian Wedding Photography 2013 is a video that showcases the portfolio and perspective of Indian Documentary Wedding Photographer Nishant Ratnakar to the weddings he is commissioned to shoot.

One of the most important tasks for any photographer is making a portfolio of his/her work. It sometimes becomes a painful challenge as the photographer has to go through tons of images in the archives. Each photographer needs to be critical of his/her work, which can be difficult as most of us tend to get… Continue reading Best of Indian Wedding Photography 2013 – A Visual Storyteller’s Perspective

Speaking as an Embedded Wedding Photographer

Screenshot of my interview published on the website of AISFM, a leading Film and Media school in India

Off late, most of my Visual Story-telling projects have been Wedding Photography assignments. Over the years, as I went independent as a photographer, I found wedding photography to be a natural extension of the photography styles that I practiced – Photojournalism and Documentary Photography. Hence, the transition from shooting primarily news and editorial images to… Continue reading Speaking as an Embedded Wedding Photographer

A Video Wedding Invitation

Ek Tha Nishant

Hello everyone. The year 2012 has almost come to an end. Hope you had wonderful memories from this year that you will cherish for the rest of your lives. I have many moments from this year that continue to stay lucid on my mind. One of those moments is of entering the wedlock. As a… Continue reading A Video Wedding Invitation

Photo Books and Weddings

Mobile phone snapshot of my Engagement Coffee table book / Photo Book printed by Canvera

Photo Book- Nishant & Swapna Engagement There is one question that is very relevant to present day photography – Do people still print the images from their digital camera? Industry might pull out charts, graphs and all sorts of figures to show sales of photographic prints to a consumer market. The Art World might speak… Continue reading Photo Books and Weddings