About Gaurav Schimar

travel writer and photographer
A travel photographer and writer by choice, Gaurav Schimar’s passion for his work is evident in the quality of his photographs and style of writing. Gaurav sees photography as a distinctive medium of individual expression.

His defence family background has given him ample opportunities to travel and appreciate India, not only as a country but as a beautiful place to explore and imbibe in its diversity. His photographs depict the real glamour of mountains, nature, and people. His photographs reflect the reality of nature, which has never been shot before so aesthetically and full of glamour. His eye for beauty and attitude for perfection is brilliant.

Gaurav’s exceptional work to bring out the beauty of Himalayan, Trans-Himalayan and other parts of India through his lenses has been extensively covered by the media. His extraordinary assignments in remote areas of the Himalayas capture some rare species of high altitude wildlife and avifauna on film.

Despite a strong academic background, Gaurav chose to explore Travel Photography. After working with some of the leading travel magazines, and working as a freelance travel photographer and writer, he is now the editor and publisher of India’s 1st Adventure Travel Magazine – Explore-The Unexplored (www.exploreadventure.in). He spends time shuttling between remote regions of Himalayas and the sea, and executing photography and writing assignments. He also organizes expeditions and photo safaris in the Himalayas under the banner of Northern Escapes (www.northernescapes.in).