Born in Kuala Lumpur, Sanjitpaal Singh (Sanjit) is an established Malaysian nature and wildlife photographer. He has been in the field of photography for over 10 years and has been rewarded with various awards, amongst them semifinalist for BBC-Shell Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award in 2006 & 2007 (UK), and receiving the ‘Malaysian One Earth Award’ in 2009 (Malaysia), Semi Finalists for Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011 (UK) and Runner up for International Photography Awards, Professional Category (Nature/Trees), September 2012 (US). He has also received numerous accreditations working together with environmental NGOs, magazines and daily press.

His love of photography has gained him sponsorships from Olympus Malaysia and supporting photographic products (Datacolor Spider), he also conducts workshops and seminars and has judged photo competitions in Malaysia and Singapore. Sanjit also contributes to DSLR and a columnist for Aperture magazine.

Awards Received

• National Zoo Malaysian One Earth Award – 2008 Malaysian Wildlife Photographer of the year award, (Malaysia).

• 5 Merit Awards for commended photos for the 2008 Wildlife Photographer of the year award, (Malaysia)

• Merit prize, World Lupus day ‘Anything Butterfly Competition’ 2008, (Malaysia).

• 2 awards from the Malaysian Nature Society’s Raptor Watch Wildframe Photography competition 2008, Second placing (Nature) & Second placing (People), (Malaysia)

• Semi Finalists for Shell-BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award 2006, (UK).

• Semi Finalists for Shell-BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award 2007, (UK).

• Semi Finalists for Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011, (UK).

• Second Place in the International Photography Awards (IPA), Professional Category (Nature/Trees), September 2012, (USA).

• Two Honorable Mention (2 images) for International Photography Awards, Professional Category (Nature/Flowers) & (Nature/Landscapes), September, (USA) 2012

• Five Honorable Mention (5 images) for International Photography Awards, Professional Category (Wildlife) September, (USA) 2013

Email: jitspics@gmail.com
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Website: Sanjitpaal’s Website
Website: Sanjitpaal’s Website