Anant Agarwal

Photography is an art.

There are moments in life which are rare, perfect and worth remembering!

A moving creature, a blossoming piece of nature, breathtaking weather, timeless emotion, grand concert or a beautiful ceremony, all these are frames that should be frozen for eternity. Only a perfect shot can epitomize them and this where you will find me your best friend.

I try to portray through my work what the heart feels and not what the eyes see.

Anant Photography Dehradun

My Story


As a young boy I would love to read and re-read my grandfather’s memoirs from his motorcycle trip across the ‘Post-Independence India’ of the ‘50s. And more than the narratives, the pictures caught my attention. The portraits, landscapes, sceneries all belonging to a long-gone era, preserved in Black & White. When I got a camera of my own, I knew from that very moment that this would be my life’s path.

Photography has taken me to varied locales. I’ve met people across the social fabric of India and realized that each person has a story so distinct from the other! I’ve captured some candid moments of the street dwellers and that also of the sadhus undertaking their pilgrimage to the mighty Himalayas. I’ve eaten with Tibetan refugees while they narrated their tales of exiles in a foreign land. I’ve chased clouds, birds and elusive wild animals. All of this ingrained in me a sense of patience and modesty which has shaped me as a person.

And in this constant process of ‘making a photograph’ I’ve learnt to use my camera to build, capture and preserve stories.

A number of my works have been featured in various publications such as the Times of India , the Hindustan Times, Nikon-Germany and Better Photography Magazine. I’ve also worked with organizations like INTACH in close association with the UNITED NATIONS.

Over the years I’ve specialized in wedding photography. I focus on offering a creative and natural style, combined with over 9 years of photographic experience. In the past, I have had the privilege of documenting weddings in Mumbai, Bhopal, and Delhi etc. having thoroughly enjoyed working with people and being able to create beautiful images to be treasured and shared for years to come. My philosophy for capturing wedding pictures can be excellently summarized by one of my most favorite quotes from Henry Cartier Bresson:

"Think about the photo before and after, never during. The secret is to take your time. You mustn’t go too fast. The subject must forget about you. Then, however, you must be very quick."

The values of patience, modesty, and the ability to anticipate the perfect shot are central to my work. My approach is best highlighted by my ability to work with ‘nervous subjects’ and to make them feel at ease in front of the camera. Whenever, I work on an event assignment, I try to become a part of the family, thereby coaxing my subjects to shun all inhibitions and these result in memorable photos.

Please feel free to connect with me for any queries. I'm available on Email and Facebook.

Expression of Excellence

Dedication is the most important aspect of my services. I believe unless one is dedicated to the task in hand he or she cannot achieve the quality standards he yearns for. Client satisfaction is my main objective and a simple appreciation from you is what I crave for.

Services

Services are offered all over India and abroad

Showreel

All the high quality videos will be meticulously recorded and edited by me to meet your expectations. I do videography for wedding, product marketing, events, sports and short movies.

Legal Aid to Photographers

Legal Services

Legal Services

Anant Agarwal
Legal Sevices
In India majority of the photographers are unaware of the legal issues involved in the photography business, be it their rights or a simple contract of service with their clients are often end up ignoring these legal safeguards. Being alumni of Symbiosis Law School, Pune and a lawyer, I also provide legal aid services to photographers. Be it drafting of contracts, service agreements, license agreements or notices for violation of contractual terms or for copyright violation.

Being a photographer myself, I personally understand their point of view in such legal scenario and thus try to prioritize the photographer's interest. So do not hesitate to contact me if you need any legal aid and just shoot me an email.
Anant Agarwal



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