Aishwarya Sridhar is a wildlife photographer, passionate conservationist and filmmaker based out of Mumbai. All of 22 years, she is the youngest person to have been awarded the Sanctuary Asia’s Young Naturalist Award aged 15. Her debut documentary Panje – The Last Wetland was instrumental in saving the last remaining wetland in Uran after a Bombay High Court order was brought in to stop the reclamation of the wetland.
This year she received the Woman Icon India Award from the Governor of Tamil Nadu for using the medium of photography and films for environmental conservation. She also received the 2019 Diana Award for her conservation work. Her first feature film on the most iconic and photographed wild Bengal tigress – Maya from Tadoba National Park is scheduled for a World Premier at the 9th Wildlife Conservation Film Festival in New York.
She shoots on a Canon 5D Mark III, Canon 7D and a Canon 1DX Mark II