About Me

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Bought a šŸ“· in 2004 to photograph my grandparents on their maiden flight and thereafterĀ itĀ became my best companion as IĀ chased what I love the most with it:Ā Airplane Emoji (Apple/iOS Version)

Wanted to be a pilot all my life, gotĀ into flight school a month after graduating in 2006.

Circumstances led to me getting into corporate slavery for almost a decade. Which, I finally quit for good at the start of 2015, now I breathe, photograph and live a little.

ThisĀ passionĀ of mine has enabledĀ me to meet fabulous people from around the world and i’m privileged to have lasting friendships with manyĀ of them.
I have been to places and have had the chance to see as well asĀ photograph some extraordinary spectacles.
A Sukhoi Su30 rollingĀ in front of meĀ at close distance, full-afterburner, lifting off & banking hard-left right over my head – that’s what i’m talking about! šŸ˜Ž

Do Look-up My Photos:Ā On Airliners.net | On JetPhotos.netĀ | šŸ“§Ā Contact Me

Articles featuring me: CondĆ© Nast Traveller, Hindustan Times,Ā The Indian Express, The Times of India.

My Photos have been used by (among others) Airbus, Boeing, CondĆ© Nast TravellerĀ & The Times of India.

Article featuring me on the front pageĀ of The Hindustan Times:

My photo of the IAF Sukhoi Su30MKIĀ at Yelahanka AFB, Bangalore as the centre spread in AirForces Monthly magazine:

AFM Cover

My photo of the Antonov An-225Ā at Hyderabad International Airport as one of the Top 5 photos of 2016 in Aero International magazine:


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25 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Hi Vishal!

    Your website is really nice! =d>

    All the best and good wishes for a brighter future šŸ™‚ *fingers crossed*


  2. Namaste Sir,Website and the pics are really grt but still their is one requirement HD videos of Tejas Pls if u could just make a few.Thanks Regards.


  3. Hey Vishal,
    I finally came across your website today quite by chance. Happy to see your passion for plane spotting grow year on year. Very happy to see you being recognised with published articles as well.
    Any development in your passion for flying / airline piloting?
    All the best in your endeavours.


  4. Saw you handle on Instagram suggestions, looked up to the photos and was completely awestruck by the quality of your content. The USP of your handle lies within. More power to you! Wish to gi spotting someday with you!

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