P R O F I L E
Born and raised in a remote village of ‘Otur’ near Pune, Amol Jadhav was fascinated by water colour painting since childhood. His love for art brought him to Mumbai, where he graduated in B.F.A Applied Arts from the reputed Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Arts in 2002. During his graduation years Amol found himself drawn towards the art of painting with light – Photography. Soon after college he started by assisting some of the leading photographers in the industry, and in 2004 he launched himself as a freelance photographer and opened his studio. His energy, passion & eye for detail
When he is shooting, is infectious and it allows him to add value to the final product. His undying spirit keeps him constantly innovating and pushing all the boundaries and raising the bar for quality with every project he takes up. Although he shoots digitally and uses the latest equipment and software, he still platforms his work around his knowledge of film and try’s to capture as much as possible in camera. Versatility is another virtue Amol has developed over last 10 years, by shooting extensively inside the studios as well as at varied locations, thus making him one of the most sought-after photographers in the country.
With over a decade of experience in photography, today Amol has a never-ending list of awards scored by his work and an equally long list of loyal clientele. He is recognized for his work globally and has won allocates at almost every prestigious award show around the world. Some of the prominent ones are as follows.
- Cannes Lions International Ad Festival
3 Gold 3 Silver And 1 Bronze-2013, 2011, 2010, 2007
1 Bronze - 2011
- New York Festivals
1 Gold 1 Silver – 2011, 2007
- Asia Pacific Award
4 Gold 7 Silver 5 Bronze - 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2004
- Advertising Club of India
6 Gold 9 Silver And 17 Bronze - 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007
- Spikes Asia Festival
2 Gold – 2010
Among his clients are a range of major advertising agencies including DDB Mudra, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather, Taproot India, JWT, BBH Etc. Amol has shot for brands like Pepsi, Skoda, Times Of India, Coke, HSBC, Fiat, Taj
While he is not shooting, one can find Amol in front of an easel creating watercolour painting, which remains his other passion.
He lives in Mumbai with his wife, Madhuri and their son Mitran.