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A chat with photographer Shivang Mehta.

india Updated: Oct 18, 2011 01:38 IST
Chetna Dua
Chetna Dua
Hindustan Times

A chat with photographer Shivang Mehta.

Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University

Wildlife photographer

Favourite website

Favourite book
Maneaters of Kumaon by Jim Corbett

Favourite quote
“Once the tiger is history, it won’t repeat itself” - World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Sexual preference

Music you enjoy

Favourite band
Indian Ocean

Sandals or sneakers

Beer or wine

Casual or formal

Your second passion

Your hobbies

Your favourite muse
Exotic birds (The Sarus Crane seen in Bharatpur Bird sanctuary have a beautiful mating display)

Favourite ground for clicking
Corbett National Park

Favourite clicking moment
The first golden light of the evening at around 5pm

Your inspiration
Ganesh H. Shankar, a wildlife photographer from Bangalore Dieting or working out Working out

Who does your hair
I do it myself

Your last regret purchase
A full frame DSLR camera for shooting landscapes that I bought last month and haven’t used since then

One Bollywood song you don’t mind humming
The title track of Lakshya cause to capture the beautiful nature and wildlife through my photography

Pet peeve
People who break your trust

Money in your wallet at the moment

Craziest thing you have ever done
Coming face to face with a wild elephant on foot

Favourite cuisine
Bengali food

Delhi summers or winters

Favourite spot in Delhi
M Block Market in GK part II

As told to Chetna Dua

First Published: Oct 17, 2011 18:31 IST