Born in a village Venkatachalapuram near Theni, a town in Southern India, Rathika has always had a fierce connect with the drama of nature. She is based in Chennai and New Delhi. An MBA/Computer Engineer, she was drawn towards the photographic capture of this drama as a career in 2003 at Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Rathika is arguably one of India’s foremost wildlife photographers. She is a member of (NPS)Nikon’s Professional Services. She regularly conducts wildlife photography workshops and holds talks all over India. She loves to shoot Indian forest, as she believes India has one of the best Fauna & Flora .She clicks her pictures with the motto: Every time I press the shutter ,it’s one step closer to Mother Nature.