Annechira Shiva is an independent photographer and visual artist from Bangalore, India. He specialises in making images come alive using natural lights. Annechira Shiva has been into art as child, from sketching to painting, during his college days he ventured into photography, more so as a hobby. Later as he joined AOL (America Online) his passion transformed into his profession. Transitioning between editorial, commercial assignments and personal projects, he has a wide range of returning customers as he has been capturing portraits and lifestyle of various famous personalities such as actors, models, politicians, businessmen, dancers, writers, sportsmen/women who are influential from various fields of life combining art and photography as inspired by art and literature. His work have been fetching him few international / national recognition and rewards. To name a few Best Celebrity Lifestyle Award – 2016, Consecutive twice Nominee Award from The Spider Award – 2019 and 2020.
Annechira Shiva travelled length and breath of Bharatha (India) making images of nature landscape, historical monuments and places (Indus Valley at Leh of Kashmir to Vivekananda Rock Memorial at Kanyakumari. Deepest forest at Goa till the man eating tigers of Sunderbans at West Bengal. The result was a solo exhibition “SCAPES of INDIA” which illuminates the culture and heritage of Bharatha (India) for enlightening future generations.
His new work is an scintillating exhibition titled “Speaking Stones” and “PAINT To LIGHT”
Annechira Shiva has also been an influential person for many younger generations by sharing his knowledge on photography. He conducts tours, workshops and gives talks at various platforms.