Manan's facination with photography began in Bangkok, Thailand while he was schooling under IGCSE Cambridge International Board. With a small Canon handy camera that he embarked everywhere he wandered. Years later he moved to Goa, India and received his first formal training in photography and film making at the renowned institute
The One School Goa,
led by Shantanu Sheorey (Director Of Photography).
After graduating from the institute, Manan was hired as an associate junior faculty and a part of a photography team : Shot Cuts Collective at The One School Goa.
Manan photographs architectural spaces, stylised portraits, travel visual stories and weddings. He loves to play with light creatively, this ability of controlling light enables him to form a bond in between the viewer and the image.