Krishna Bhat



Mr. Krishna Bhat by profession is a Scientist/Engineer in the field of aerospace manufacturing and by passion an avid self-taught travel photographer. Being brought up amid Western Ghats in Kumta, a town in coastal Karnataka, he was fortunate to stay connected to nature. The Himalayas and the Western Ghats are his favorite outdoors.

His photographic journey began in the year 2006 as a compliment to his treks, but later transformed into fine art photography. Social media became his first platform to showcase his works. A few years later, the success followed him in the area of photography salons from different parts of the world. He likes shooting landscapes, culture, macros and photomontage.

He is a member of the Youth Photographic Society, Bengaluru and the Photographic Society of America. achievements Krishna Bhat has been conferred with 2017, AFIP – Artist FIP by Federation of Indian Photography 2017, AFIAP – Artist FIAP by Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique 2018, EFIP – Excellence FIP by Federation of Indian Photography 2018, 3 Star Exhibitor in PIDC, PIDM, PTD and 2 Star Exhibitor in ND by Photographic Society of America Apart from the above honours, he has won awards/commendations at many competitions. He has over 50 awards and 400+ exhibition acceptances from 23 countries to his credit. The notable awards are

  • Medals and Honorable Mentions from FIAP, PSA, MOL, FIP and various photography clubs
  • Honorable Mention award at the DJ Memorial International Photography Contest 2018
  • Honorable Mention award at the International Monochrome Awards 2017
  • Highly Commended award at the International Mountain, Nature and Adventure Photo Contest (28 MML – Photo), Spain 2017, only one from India
  • Two First Awards and one Certificate of Merit award at the Karnataka Tourism Photo Contest hosted by Tourism Department, Govt. of Karnataka, India
  • First Award at the South Kanara Photographers Association, India
  • First Award at the Alva’s Chaayachithra Siri 2017
  • First Award at The Confluence national photo contest by Landscape Wizards

Service to photographic art
Admin – Salon Arm | Youth Photographic Society

As one of the admins, he is mentoring and guiding a team of 50+ salon enthusiasts from YPS Bengaluru as a service to the art photography, thus contributing to their success in national and international salons. Ten of them achieved their first national distinctions from Federation of Indian Photography and eight have applied for AFIAP this year. YPS also bagged 11 best club awards in a span of 10 months. He also takes care of social media engagement regarding salon performance of YPS.

Member – Int. Salon Committee | YPS As a committee member, he contributed to the great success of YPS International Salon (Print + Digital) 2018 under the patronage of FIAP, GPU, IUP and ICS.

Skills & Abilities

  • Talks and slideshows for YPS members during weekly programs
  • Invited talks on various photography topics at photography workshops
  • Imparting photography skills and techniques including post processing to beginners
  • Image selection to salons and printing on fine art media

Social media
Instagram: @krishna.bhat3

D3, Sraddha Residency 1st Cross, Kaggadasapura, CV Raman Nagar Bengaluru – 560093 INDIA +91 9945 336 316 Facebook/Instagram: krishna.bhat3