Sathya Vagale is a Bangalore-based Fashion and Wildlife photographer. Born in 1950 in Bangalore, He is a qualified Architect and City-Planner by profession.
His interest in photography started during his College years, when photographic presentations of projects were required as per the Curriculum. He is now a full-time photographer.
He has been handling a camera for the past 54 years, but it is only in the past 12 years that he has been able to pursue his passion as a fulltime FASHION and WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER. Lately he has also been on the opposite side of the lens, as an ACTOR. He has already acted in approx. 30-35 Advertisements, 5-6 movies, two short movies, and a tele-serial.
Sathya Vagale owns and runs a large fully equipped and furnished 5400 sq.ft. studio in the centre of Bangalore. Most of the 300+ models, covering actors, aspiring models, pageant winners etc., have been shot in his own Studio.He has also shot for products such as Jewellery, Bridal looks, Apparels etc.
He has also conducted several Workshops, with a view to impart the considerable knowledge he has acquired over the years. His forte has been in the field of lighting effects he creates in his photography. To his credit, he has shot models not only in India, but also in Malaysia and Singapore.
In his pursuit as a WILDLIFE and LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER, he has travelled to various parts of the world. For example, Humming Birds in Ecuador, Wildlife and Great Migration in Kenya, Leopards in Sri Lanka,wildlife and birds in several forest and drylands of India, Svalbard Artic Region for Landscapes, polar bears etc, Iceland for Landscapes such as Northern Lights, (Aurora Borealis),Singapore for night photography etc