Vinod Babu Venkapalli is an Independent photographer based in Mumbai. He holds a Post Grad Degree in Environmental Engineering and worked in a consulting firm before quitting the job to pursue his interest in arts. He was part of Curatorial Team- Indian Photography Festival, 2015 and 2016 editions. He was the jury for the world street photography (WSP5) competition in 2018 for the ‘workers’ category. He is a recipient of Toto Photography Award 2019. Vinod is presently a member of '13 Jara' collective and was a collective mentor of the Residency, ‘Reimagining the Family Portrait’ conducted by Chennai Photo Biennale. 

Vinod also freelances as a photojournalist and his images are published in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Aljazeera, Reuters, MSN South Africa, Daily Mail, Yahoo News UK, U.S. News & World Report, The Star (Malaysia), National Post, Haaretz, and The Peninsula Qatar.

EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTIONS / SLIDESHOWS:• Our India - Gather Art, Taiwan 2020• Indian Photography Festival, 2019• Eyes on India- Eyes on Main Street, 2018• Pune Design Festival, 2017• Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa, 2016;• Coloreel, Vizag 2016• Satya Art Gallery, Ahmedabad 2016• Auckland Festival of Photography, 2016• Head on Photo Festival, 2016• Indian Photography Festival, 2015• Street Photo Thailand, 2015• Focus Photography Festival – Blow Up, Mumbai 2015• Glasgow Visual Arts Festival, 2014 Frames• Blow Up – Angkor 2014 Projections• UNICEF, Hyderabad, 2014.

PUBLICATIONS: PDN POTD• The Caravan Magazine,• Geography and You Journal• Radio 7 Live – Italia, – 10 Indian photographers,• LensCulture – Collectives Spotlight #4- That’s Life• Book- ‘Goddess of Folk’- Kakatiya Heritage Trust• 10 Emerging Street Photographers of India, Better Photography Magazine – 2015• Michael Areas set of ’10 Interesting Photographers’• Kyoorius Magazine, 2014• Headlined in ‘Street Photography around the world’ in ISP Magazine in Nov/Dec’14• PH Magazine 45th Issue• ‘Capture – The Annual, 2014’.