Kishore Kumar M is a seasoned photographer and educator with an impressive 26-year tenure in the field. Garnering 27 prestigious awards for his photographic excellence, including the top honors in national competitions by the Photo Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, and the Tourism Department, Govt. of Kerala, Kishore's prowess is widely acclaimed.
As the Director of Trivandrum Institute of Photography, a distinguished institution in Kerala offering a spectrum of courses in photography and videography, Kishore plays a pivotal role in nurturing aspiring talents. His affiliations with esteemed bodies like the India International Photography Council and the Federation of Indian Photography further exemplify his dedication to the art.
With an ardor for instruction, Kishore has contributed his expertise to various educational institutions such as the Southern Film Institute, Cavalier Animation and Film Making Institution, and PMS College of Dental Science and Research. He has also conducted illuminating workshops for renowned organizations including INFOSYS and the Photographer Videographer Association.
Kishore's imprint on visual media is profound, having collaborated with notable entities like the Malayala Manorama Group, Mangalam Group, and the International Film Festival of Kerala. His discerning eye has also graced judging panels for esteemed photography and videography contests, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.
Kishore's journey commenced in 1995, embarking on a path of teaching at the Southern Film Institute, where he devoted seven transformative years. His expertise extended to the role of a medical photographer at the Military Hospital, Trivandrum, affirming his multifaceted contributions to the field.