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Pallon Daruwala straddles the world of commercial and fine art photography with equal passion and facility.

Educated at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California, the Bangalore-based lensman became the first Indian member of International Association of Architectural Photographers (IAAP).

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Pallon Daruwala straddles the world of commercial and fine art photography with equal passion and facility.

Educated at the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California, the Bangalore-based lensman became the first Indian member of International Association of Architectural Photographers (IAAP).

Architecture has always been a special area of interest to Pallon whose work has covered a wide spectrum of private and public spaces. Bitten by the travel bug from an early age, he has toured extensively and photographed some of the most exotic, intriguing and unexplored nooks, corners and people of the country. A photographer for whom documenting old structures is less journalistic and more poetic, Pallon has brought to life through his art many living and dying structures in Karnataka, Kerala, Goa and Rajasthan, among others. The images of frescoed havelis in Shekhawati, ruins of Hampi, monasteries in Kutch, and weather-beaten edifices in Cannanore have brought him both fame and fulfillment.

Never wary of experimentation, Pallon has continually embraced cutting edge printing technology for his work. A stickler to meticulous detail and quality, he is among the few photographers who print their own photographs. The superlative quality of Pallon’s prints lead Epson to bestow the designation of “Stylus Pro” upon him. This designation has been given to fewer than 400 photographers world wide and Pallon is the only one in India. Being on its technical panel of photographers, Pallon retains a special relationship with Epson, the makers of fine-art, archival photo printers.

A California based Fine Art Registry published a book of The Important World Artists and Pallon featured prominently in the list for 2013.

In 2015 Pallon won the TRENDS Architectural Photographer of the Year at a gala event in Mumbai.
2017 saw four of Pallon's images being nominated at the International Black & White Spider Awards and one won the third prize honour.

In the last thirty-two years, Pallon has dealt with all areas of photography: landscape, still-life, fashion, portraiture, performance, interiors/exteriors, industrial, and design. His images are critically acclaimed for their high aesthetic character where lines, colours, light, shade and texture are highly nuanced, immaculately balanced and filled with deep feelings and emotions.
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1996: “Landscapes”: Taj West End, Bangalore
1996: “Landscapes”: Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
2002: “Abstract Still Life”: Cinnamon, Bangalore
2004: “Shekhawati”: Leela Galleria / Renaissance Art Gallerie
2004: “Cannanore (Kannur)”: Yamini, Bangalore
2005: “Cannanore (Kannur)”: Yamini, Mumbai
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1996: “Landscapes”: Taj West End, Bangalore
1996: “Landscapes”: Alliance Francaise de Bangalore
2002: “Abstract Still Life”: Cinnamon, Bangalore
2004: “Shekhawati”: Leela Galleria / Renaissance Art Gallerie
2004: “Cannanore (Kannur)”: Yamini, Bangalore
2005: “Cannanore (Kannur)”: Yamini, Mumbai
2007: “Karnataka”: Olive Beach, Bangalore
2008: Solo show at Taj West End Hotel / Right Lines Art Gallery
2009: “A Mill By the Sea”: Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
2009: “Kaleidoscope 2009”: Kynkyny Art Gallery, Bangalore
2009: “Vertical Horizon”: Gallery Time & Space, Bangalore
2009: “Vertical Horizon”: Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Delhi
2009: “Annual Show-2009”: Galerie Sara Arakkal, Bangalore
2010: “Vertical Horizon”: Prakrit Arts, Chennai / Shrishti Art Gallery, Hyderabad
2010: “Architecture as Inspiration” (Group show): Mahua Art Gallery, Bangalore
2011: “Vertical Horizon”: Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai
2011: Launch of Limited Edition Folios: Kynkyny Art Gallery, Bangalore
2011: “Outsider”: PIX Magazine, Max Muller Bhavan, Delhi
2011: “In Secrecy” (Group Show): Art Heritage, Delhi
2016: "Living Forest": Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore
2017: “A Moment in Time” (Group show): Gallery Manora, Bangalore
2016: "Yellow": Crimson Art Gallery, Bangalore Read Less
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