Nikhil Patel produces high-quality editorial, commercial and travel photography. While he doesn't take himself too seriously, he is always committed to the client and creates powerful images with visual impact.
Born in India and raised in Nigeria (Lagos and Jos) and England (Brighton, Cambridge, London), and presently exploring future projects in Shanghai, Nikhil has a global citizen's eye. His abilty to capture the beauty of urban spaces and buildings comes his architect father, who taught him to appreciate design.
Nikhil's first commission and exhibited work was at the age of 18, with a series of images taken at the specialist mental health and severe disabilities ward of Fulborn Hospital, Cambridge. Nikhil has taken photographs for educational and commercial institutions, musicians and performing artists, portrait work, travel photography (with work outside the UK undertaken in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Beijing, Berlin, Moscow, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Rome, New York and San Francisco) and has had editorial work published with the Time Out group of magazines, Aishti Magazine and Vantage Shanghai.
His easy-going manner and skill at connecting with people makes him a pleasure to work with, and clients will be confident they made the right choice of photographer when they see the end product. Whomever the client, whatever the subject, Nikhil delivers powerful, professional images.