Arjun Kamath is an internationally published photographer and filmmaker who deeply admires visual storytelling. A Canon Maestro and Profoto Mentor, he is recognised by reputed photography awards such as the IPA, TIFA, SIPA, IPOTY, CFA, MonoVisions, Monochrome and WeddingSutra. Arjun hails with a master's in Film & Television Production from the world's finest film school, the USC School of Cinematic Arts, LA. 
Professionally, he pursues portraiture and wedding photography and is globally known for his riveting photo stories, 'Avani', 'Coming Out', and 'Color of Our Skin'. His work in the genres of portraiture and people is published by reputed organisations, including the United Nations, Nat Geo, Vogue, BuzzFeed, The Guardian and HuffPost. 
In storytelling through motion pictures, his work as a director and cinematographer has been featured and awarded at prestigious international film festivals like the Santa Barbara & Seattle International Film Festivals, Cleveland Film Festival, and the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. 'Scotch: A Golden Dream', a documentary he led the principal cinematography for, streams on Prime Video & Hulu. 
A staunch admirer of the visual arts, Arjun approaches places and people as a treasure trove of emotions and stories yet to be told. He is based in Bengaluru, India.

Where are you located? Do you charge a travel fee for weddings not in your location?

Arjun Kamath Photography is based in Bangalore, India. Yes, a travel fee is applicable for shoots outside Bangalore city.

How long have you been in business? How many weddings have you photographed as the main photographer?

13 years

Describe your "style" of wedding photography.

"His work feels like a blend of photography, theatre and folk storytelling." - Huffington Post

Do you have a studio where we can meet? Do you use Skype?

Yes our studio is based in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.  
We're happy to schedule Skype/Zoom calls with our clients based on their comfort, and preferred mode of communication.

What are your professional degrees, credentials, affiliations? Have you taken any recent educational workshops or classes?

MFA in Film and Television Production from the School of Cinematic Arts(USC), Los Angeles 
Information Science Engineering from BMS College of Engineering(Bull temple road, Bengaluru)


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The sheer amount of accolades and appreciation Arjun receives is a testimony for his photography skills. Arjun is a master who crafts photo shoots into a unique experience. Along with his magnificent clicks he weaves stories that makes the images come alive . A truly original and creative feat. His attention to detail and his willingness to go the extra mile is very assuring. Right from the selection of the venue, decor and lighting Arjun ensures everything is in place.

His infection energy and relentless patience pushes all the photo shyness away. With his professional approach and fun Read More loving personality it was a pleasant and memorable experience. The deliverables was sent across as per the committed timeline.
I had been following Arjun's work for a number of years and had decided on him to photograph my wedding well before a wedding or a groom was on the horizon. It was easy to reach him over email and then over phone. We had detailed conversations on how each event would go, which parties would be involved in each event etc. Each of these conversations was very smooth, clear and friendly. I appreciate the clarity he gave me on payment schedules, requirements, things he would do, things he wouldn't do, and the final deliverables. During the event, I found him and his team very professional, Read More punctual, detailed and non-disruptive to guests, other vendors or the events in progress (which was important to me because I wanted the wedding to remain a solemn and family event, and not be a ritual staged for the cameras). The output, as expected, were exceptional. It captured the mood of each event exceptionally well and was lauded by everyone who saw the photographs. Everyone particularly appreciated the candid photographs of the bridal parties and friends; these photographs were so beautifully cued/directed by Arjun that each one of us felt free to be our natural selves and let our love and friendship show on camera. Our wedding was rescheduled because Covid-related lockdowns at the last moment and there were a lot of moving things, indecision and changes arising out of the developing situation. Arjun was so kind in understanding our situation, so genuinely caring to check on our covid-afflicted families' health and ultimately so patient with the rescheduling that having him on board for the wedding seemed like a blessing. The outstanding quality of the photographs was almost expected from him given the consistency he shows in all his projects, but I am grateful for the consideration he showed during those Covid-uncertain times and even the conversations we had when Covid had sucked out all the joy out of this wedding. Glad to be on the other side of the wedding now and unequivocally recommending Arjun to anyone looking for a great photographer to capture their once-in-a-lifetime memories.
Photography is an art, and Arjun is true to his art and a master at it. His dedicated interest in capturing the best expressions from us was exemplary. The outcome of his photography skills is a treasure to be cherished, as the memories are beautifully enhanced. Multiple crucial moments from the ceremonies have been captured faithfully and are there to be celebrated for a lifetime!

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