Akhil Vinayak Menon is an IT Manager by Profession and a Wildlife Photographer by Passion. He has been pursuing Nature and Wildlife photography for the past 8 years, travelling to different parts of the world such as India, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Middle East, Africa, USA and South America to name a few. He has also made numerous trips to various National Parks and Forests in India as well. Akhil's aim is to travel, discover and capture images that convey the rich biodiversity earth is blessed with and to share his experiences. Akhil's images have made its way to the commended list of many Wildlife and Nature Photography contests. He has been a finalist in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, HIPA and Bird Photographer of the Year Awards. His works have been featured on National Geographic, Lonely Planet, Frontline, Mathrubhumi, Sanctuary Asia to name a few.