Prominent Indian wildlife photographer and author, Mr. Shivang Mehta has won the
coveted Pangea Award at this year’s Siena International Photography Award (SIPA), held
in Italy. The 2018 edition of SIPA received 48000 entries from 156 countries and is one of
the photo contests with the highest international participation.
Mehta’s image is that of a tiger, an animal that is India’s pride and is the global
ambassador for Indian wildlife.
Titled, ‘The Hunt,’ the photograph won in the ‘Animals in their Environment’ category at
the prestigious event. The winning image of a sub adult tiger cub hunting, was shot by
Shivang during the production of his book- ‘A Decade with Tigers,’ in Ranthambhore
National Park, Rajasthan, India.
Walking down the memory lane:
This news is truly news of my heart yes, ACE Wildlife person with camera Mr. Shivang Mehta and his family is like my extended family same passion for wild runs through our vain. Almost a decade now we know each other and in the very first wildlife tour at Ranthambore I predicted “Shivang you will be international celebrity with in short time” and yes, that has been a “Nostradamus” like prophecy, from my side. Shivang we are proud of you brother.
Many do not know Shivang was head of editorial board of my earlier online eMagazine “Third Eye Wonderlust” and he extended his help to that startup as a true friend and did what ever possible with same passion. This kind heart never asked for any return for his support. A artist with the golden heart. We wish him a great life and more success ahead.
IBG NEWS Photo Contest with Pother Daabi in Bangalore