Shiv Verma, MNEC is a photographer, educator, and technologist. He has been photographing since he was a teenager but with the advent of digital he has evolved his photography to express his intense devotion to wildlife and nature, people and culture, architecture and graphics. Shiv has has earned numerous awards and recognition both nationally and internationally.
Shiv devotes a great deal of his time to formally reviewing photography related products and to education in digital photography as well as serving as a speaker and competition judge. He has photographed prestigious charity events including Kelly for Ellie, a charity fashion event by TV's Channel 5 for the Ellie Fund in support of Breast Cancer and The Rose Foundation - in support of Battered Women, just to name a few.
He belongs to multiple photographic clubs and associations. Shiv serves as Chairman, Nature Division, PSA (Photographic Society of America) and holds the position of Vice President of the Digital Circuit NECCC (New England Camera Club Council). Shiv is a past President of the Stony Brook Camera Club and the Gateway Camera Club. In addition, he is a member of the Greater Lynn Photographic Association, Massachusetts Camera Naturalists and belongs to NAPP.
Shiv is also the chairperson and conducts the world's largest nature and wild life photographic competition/exhibition - the Photographic Society of America's Annual International.