Ismail Shariff is an internationally featured nature and wildlife photographer and fine art print-maker from Hyderabad, India.
Ismail is a conservationist photographer and works with the Snow Leopard Trust to experience ecosystem realities first-hand to educate on the existence and survival of this keystone species. In 2019, he was invited to the Snow Leopard Conservation Conference in Astana, Kazakhstan to showcase his work and findings.
Ismail has been featured on Canon Asia and Canon India and the cover of India Today. Apart from solo exhibitions in Astana, Kazakhstan, Los Angeles and New York City, USA, he was published for the COP-11 Biodiversity Summit with the support of the Andhra Pradesh government and has also had his photographs printed in “The Tadoba Inheritance” by Sanctuary Asia and in the highly renowned “Indian Birds”, a book on Indian Ornithology. He has been a finalist in the Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 2015 and 2020 and a testament to his skill is in the 12 photographs on permanent display at the National Biodiversity Board in Delhi, India.
Ismail’s philosophy is to create uncommon images with common subjects while promoting awareness around critical issues of wildlife conservation.