Mainak Dey, born in a small town of India called Sheoraphuly, started his photography journey on his teenage with a film roll camera that was gifted to him by his elder brother. Gradually the habit of capturing moments around him turned into a great affinity towards photography. Inspite of being a Software Engineer by Profession, Mainak carries a great passion towards different genres of Photography and
takes out time to run behind fulfilling the hunger for passion. Being a self taught Photographer, he started his journey with travel Photography across multiple continents.
His photographs disperse from beautiful landscapes to the stories of people from different races, religions and countries.
His works also display different shades and dimensions of nature and wildlife in variuos forms.
During his development as a travel and nature photographer, he has also left mark in Creative Fahion Portraits in parallel.
His fashion portraits are always very uniquely characterized by the chiaroscuro and the moods created.
In the Journey of his Photographic career, He has participated in different National & International Photography contests and received 800+ acceptances and won more than 80 awards from different countries across the globe. These awards include more than 40 Gold Medals (PSA Gold, MOL Gold, APU Gold, FIP Gold), Honourable Mentions etc. from diffrent renowned Photographic Organisations like
Photography Society of America (PSA), FIAP, GPU and MOL. He has been ranked among the top 40 Popular Photographers across the globe in Asia Photo Festival Organised by Asia Photographers Union where The works of 390 Photographers from 40 countries were exhibited.So far, the images clicked by Mainak has been accepted and displayed in 25 different countries which are well applauded.
1. c-MOL From Master of Light, Canada
2. AFIP (Artist FIP by Federation of Indian Photography, India)
3. AHPS (“Artist” HPS) from Hellenic Photographic Society Greece.
4. GPU Crown 2 from Global Photographic Union, Greeceand
5. Hon. PESGSPC (Honorary Awarded for the Outstanding Contribution in International Art Photography by Pascal English School & Greek School Photographic Club, in CYPRUS) and PESGSPC Grand Progress Award for the distinguished service towards the promotion of art photography, love, peace and friendship through international projects by Pascal English School & Greek School Photographic Club in CYPRUS.
6. Hon. GNG
7. Hon. APF