Elvin Jacob
India, b. 1986

Born in the industrial town of Barauni (Bihar) to Malayali parents, I grew up in a multi-cultural society. Inevitably, absorbing different cultures and languages became second nature to me. Since birth, I have moved 20 'homes' across India including in Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Manipal (Karnataka), Mumbai (Maharashtra) and Bengaluru (Karnataka) apart from Bihar of course. So I pretty much feel at home, anywhere and everywhere.

Before becoming a full-time commercial photographer, I used to produce TV shows for NDTV Group and ABCL Group. I also worked with some of India’s leading start-ups on their communication strategies.

I am now living in my 21st home on the outskirts of Bengaluru, with my wife Rini and two-year-old daughter Ruth. Compared to those living in the city, I don’t have to deal much with the usual hassles of city life like traffic and pollution. And I like it this way.

Today, I shoot everything that makes one weak in their knees - love, food and babies :)