Iqbal Mohamed is a noted Indian advertising & automobile photographer, an alumnus of Brooks Institute of Photography and also the founder of Light & Life Photography Academy. Top photographers like Sharad Haksar, G.Venkatram and Satyajit have assisted and learnt from him. Also a nature and outdoor photography lover he has worked with the tourism department and writing a photographic book on Andaman Islands. He closed down his studio in Mumbai at the peak of his career and founded India's first professional photography institute in Ooty, with an aim to provide international standard photography education.
Iqbal Mohamed is one of India's leading Advertising Photographer. Iqbal is an alumnus of Brooks Institute of Photography, California, USA . He also holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in History & Political Science from Loyola College (Chennai) and an MBA from the University of Madras. In his career as a photographer, he has shot many campaigns for various National and Multi-National clients, including Ford, Toyota, FIAT, Mistshubishi, Colour Plus, Ponds, TVS, Timex, Reebok, GE, BPL, Mahindra & Mahindra, Coca Cola, Ashok Leyland, etc.
Iqbal's passion is travel and nature. He has recently photographed for two coffee table books on the UNESCO World Heritage citing – "the Nilgiris Mountain Railway"and "Chola Architecture". His book "Portrait & Function Photography" is the first book of its kind to be published in eight Indian languages besides English, to reach photography education to the masses. He has co-photographed for two coffee table books "Karnataka" and "Bangalore". Iqbal's serious and urgent desire to impart professional photography education to aspiring talent set him in pursuit of his most ambitious project to date - India's first professional photography institute situated in Ooty - Light & Life Academy, supported by the industry like Kodak, Lakshmi Machine Works, Calumet, Elinchrom, Epson, etc.
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