Photography is a way of life. And the camera, for Ashima Yadava, means to an end - to forever capture the glimpses of the surrounding world before the next moment takes over and the perfect story is lost.
Born in India, Ashima worked on several documentary films before a quest for self discovery took her to San Francisco, where she now resides. Having traveled extensively across continents has helped shape her world view. She tries to incorporate in her work a fine balance between the East she grew up in and the West she now calls her "karma bhoomi" - a place of karma or work.
Ashima's passion lies in reportage with a keen eye for portraiture. Her personal projects include photographically essaying issues of gender equality, world peace and globalization.
Ashima is also the band Indian Ocean's official photographer.