Ramya Reddy has been a professional photographer for over ten years, drawn especially to blurring lines between physical
and imaginary worlds.
Having grown up in a family with interests in the photography business, she took to the artistic possibilities of the camera
very early on and went on to pursue her love of the photographic and arts with studies at the Light and Life Academy (Ooty) Santa
Fe Workshops (NM) and Parsons School of Design (NY) Her fine art work has been exhibited in India and the US.
On the commercial front, she has collaborated with boutique lifestyle and hospitality brands including Taj Hotels and Forest Essentials.
Her work has appeared in publications including Conde Nast Traveler, Michelin Guides, Vogue, and a host of coffee table books and photography journals. An aspiring writer, she has recently published a book, Soul of the Nilgiris, documenting her nine year long journey around the Blue Mountains or the Nilgiris, told through a personal tapestry of oral narratives, conversations, writings and over 300 photographs, drawn from the creative abundance of a millennia-old mountain land and her centuries-old indigenous inhabitants.
She lives between Bangalore, Coonoor (Nilgiris) and San Francisco and divides her time between commissioned and independent work.
2011 June, Art Bengaluru, The Collection - UB city, Bangalore 2010 December, The Chair, Apparao Galleries,Bangalore 2010 March, Art Auction in aid of MSSI, Hyderabad 2010 Feb, "India Documented" Apparao Galleries, Chennai - PDF 2009 Dec "India Documented" Apparao Galleries, UB city, Bangalore 2009 September, Apparao Galleries, Chennai 2009 July 6-30, Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, Maine 2007 April, Bangalore photography festival, The Galleria, Leela Palace, Bangalore 2005 April, "Third eye" Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai
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