Vandana is a nature photographer. She loves being with nature, and capture her beauty. She says, “This is my way of living”. The photographs are her view, how she sees and feels about mother nature. Vandana likes to capture scenes that evoke emotions to the viewer.
Vandana is 55 yrs old, from Pune, India where she received a Masters degree in Computer Science, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidayalaya, India. She now lives and works in central Illinois as an IT Project Manager in addition to her photography. She did darkroom photography in college as a job, but never had much chance to handle the camera until much later. She tries not to alter her photos unless needed for creative purposes, However with the newer CS3, she does take advantage of creative digital tools for certain types of artworks. Though she loves traveling, and learning new cultures through her lens, it is her upbringing and the culture that root Hindi faith and principals of life that inform her photographs.
Vandana has been the recipient for several awards for her photography and is represented in several private collections internationally in India, Europe, and the United States.