Name : Upendra Upadhyay
Birth : 7th Nov. 1968, Baster, C G India
Hobbies : Fine art, Nature & Wildlife Photography
Profession : Commercial Assignment Photography & Professional Fine Art Photography
Address : “Rasgulla House”
Geeta Bhawan Road, Indore (M.P.) 452001 INDIA
Tel : +91-731-2498048, Cell : +91-98260-64646
Email : uuphotography@gmail.com
Website : www.upendraupadhyay.com


Honour & Recognition
  • Fellowship in Nature Photography by the Federation of Indian Photography Kolkata INDIA.
  • As an Artiste recognized by the Federation Internationale de l’ Art Photographique (The International Federation of photographic Art) France.
  • PSA Top slide Exhibitor 2010 by special invitation of Photographic Society of America.
  • Member of Indian team that won the Silver in the 14th Nature Biennial FIAP WORLD CUP-Nature print section in SPAIN in the year 2008.
  • Platinum Star Exhibitor of the India International Photographic Council, New Delhi, India.
  • Won 70 National and International awards & Exhibited more than 1000 Fine Art Visuals across the world
Awards (Since 1999)
  • 2009: Best Portfolio Awarded By State Lalit Kala Akademi Lucknow, U.P. INDIA.
  • 2008: “Fellowship” Awarded in Nature by Federation of Indian Photography Kolkatta INDIA.
  • 2007: Awarded on the 20TH National Photo Contest ” Sprit of Independent India” by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India New Delhi. INDIA.
  • 2007: Tribal Photographer of the year Award By VANNYA, Ministry of Tribal Welfare, Govt. of Madhya Pradesh. INDIA.
  • 2006: Awarded in Monochrome print by PERSONA, in 1st National Salon in Kolkata, INDIA.
  • 2005: Individual Selector’s Award (Roger Hance) RPS Silver Medal on Çolour Slide Titled “Peeping” By The Royal Photographic Society, of Great Britain (U.K.).
  • 2005: The First Prize awarded “Purple Lotus in Action” By Better Photography Magazine “Photographer of the year” “FLOWER” Photo Contest, Mumbai, INDIA.
  • 2005: Best Nature Slide Awarded Titled “Topi with young one” in 4th BPC all India Contest Belgaum, Karnataka,INDIA.
  • 2004: The First Prize is awarded in Nature Print Titled – “Topi with young one” 8th NEPA All India Guwahti,INDIA.
  • 2003: Awarded for Best Animal living together in 54th All India organized by PSI Mumbai, INDIA.
  • 2002: Awarded for Nature print Titled-Frog Family in 23rd all India by Lucknow Camera Club. Lucknow INDIA.
  • 2001: Bronze Medal in Colour Print Titled -“Living in Harmony in Chinese Photographers Association Beijing, CHINA.
  • 2000: The First Prize awarded in Nature Print Titled – “Frog Family” Inter Club photo Contest by Federation of Indian Photography , Kolkata, INDIA.
  • 2000: Special Contemporary Award in Color Slide Titled- “Land of Mandu” by Youth Photographic Society, Banglore, INDIA.
  • 1999: Highly Commended Award, Titled-“Joy of Freedom” by the Common Wealth Photographic Awards, Great Britain (U.K.).
Exhibitions (Since 1999)
  • 2014. A photo art Exhibition in Index International Interiors & Design Event BCC Mumbai.
  • 2014. Spiritual Expedition A Photo Art Exhibition in International Yog Seminar at Kalidas Academy Ujjain.
  • 2013. Photon Galaxy A photo art Exhibition with Indian society of Lighting Engineers M.P. state Centre held at football Ground GSITS Indore.
  • 2012. Lyrical Landscapes Solo Exhibition of Fine art Photography at Nehru centre, Worli Mumbai, INDIA.
  • 2011. “Visual Vibrations” Solo Exhibition of Fine art Photography on the Occasion of world Photography Day at Preetamlal Dua Kalavithika, Indore, INDIA.
  • 2010: “SPANDAN” A Photo Art Paintings Solo Exhibition at West Zone Cultural Centre Udaipur, INDIA.
  • 2010: “SPANDAN” A Photo Art Paintings Exhibition at Lalit Kala Akademi New Delhi, INDIA.
  • 2009: “SPANDAN” A Photo Art Paintings Exhibition at Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai, INDIA.
  • 2007: Visual art Presentation through slide show in Youth Photographic Society Banglore, INDIA
  • 2005: Photography as an art form through slide show Presentation at E.H.International School (rau) Indore, India
  • 2005: Photography as an art form through slide show Presentation at Genius Temple Indore, INDIA.
  • 2003: “Visual Variations” A Photo-Art Solo Exhibition by Upendra Upadhyay at Dev lalikar kala vithika Indore. INDIA.
  • 2003: Photography as an art form through slide show Presentation in 8th National Art Festival at Kalavart Nyas Ujjain.
Photographic Tours
  • Photography Tours: National parks & Bird Sanctuaries of India & Africa for Nature and Wild life Photography. Travel Photography in Switzerland, Austria, Germany, France, Italy and Sri Lanka.
  • Fairs – Festivals of Rural & Tribal India for Cultural Photography and Europe for Travel Photography.
  • Nine Valleys Adventurous Expedition with Lahaul-Spiti of Himalaya for Landscape Photography.
  • Number of tours across the country for rural and urban life, Nature and Fine Art Photography.
Residence & Studio
“Rasgulla House”
Geeta Bhawan Road,
Indore – 452001 (M.P.) INDIA
Phone: +91-731-2498048
Mobile: +91-98260-64646
Internet: www.upendraupadhyay.com