Dimpy Bhalotia is an award-winning Hodophile Fine Art Street Photographer based out of London and Bombay. Coming from a lineage of artisans, she completed her schooling from Bombay and moved to London to graduate in BA (Hons) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear from London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Having worked in the fashion industry for many years with renowned designers in Europe, she found her love in Street Photography.
Her work has received much acclaim and won her over 27 prestigious awards globally, among which she is the IPPAWARDS Grand Prize Winner and won the British Journal of Photography's Female in Focus Award. Apple's CEO Tim Cook tweeted about her grand prize win.
International publications from Washington Post, Forbes, The Guardian, BBC News, GQ Magazine, Elle, NPR, Fotografiska, Esquire, The Telegraph, Insider, POP Sugar, Deccan Herald, Venice Fashion Week, The National, Cult of Mac, Mirror UK, Economic Times and many more have featured and published her work.
Dimpy has been named as the 30 Most Influential Street Photographer 2021, Best Street Photographer of 2019 and 12 top UK woman photographers to follow 2022. She is a member of The One Club of Creativity, National Geographic Your Shot, Diversify Photo and Women Street Photographers. Her work has been exhibited in over 9 countries and she is taking her photography towards casting the living elements in her photographs into life-size sculptures and installations. She is on the judging panel of The One Club of Creativity - ADC Awards 2021, Italian Street Photo Festival 2022, MPA Awards 2020, Zeaous Co 2022, ADC 101st Annual Awards Members' Choice Award 2022 and Fa! Foto Awards 2020 & 2021.
She finds art in the extraordinary details of the seemingly ordinary life on streets. She believes the universe is a piece of art and so is every soul and street. It is this inspiration that makes photography her 'fitoor' (passionate obsession). She travels the globe cutting across hills, deserts and seas shooting to capture natural predilection for unpredictable, larger-than-life movements lending visual and emotional excitement in her photographs.
To her, street photography is her visual lexicon, which has no smokescreen. It's the utmost truth of what is happening around us that she loves capturing with staggering intellect in black and white, which is the most de-cluttered version of her world. She strives to make that state of mind magnetic for her viewers, encouraging people to step back from technology to appreciate their lived experience and spread the message of hope, love, energy and freedom through her photographs.
- International Centre of Photography - New York, USA - August 20’ to 21’
- Billboard Exhibition - Los Angeles, USA - April 21’
- Berlin Foto Exhibition - BarTur Photo Awards - Berlin, Germany - August 21’
- At Unesco Heritage, Logo Photo Fest - Alpago, Italy - July 21’
- Posters on the Streets of New York, USA (Manhattan and Brooklyn) - August 20’
- Venice Fashion Week, Venice, Italy - October 20’
- The State Historical Museum Of the Southern Urals - Chelyabinsk, Russia - August 20’
- Treviso Photographic Festival - Treviso, Italy - September 20’
- Kolga Awards - Virtual Exhibition - 20’
- Format Festival - Virtual Exhibition - 20’
- Indian Photo Festival - Hyderabad, India - 20’
- Flickr Headquarters - San Francisco, USA - 19’
- Berlin Photo Week - Berlin, Germany - 19’
- El Barrio Art Space PS109 - New York, USA - December 19’
- Photo Box Exhibition - London, UK - 19’
- Italian Street Photo Festival - Rome, Italy - 19’
- PHOS Sofia Photo Festival – Sofia, Bulgaria - 19’
- San Francisco Street Festival - San Francisco, USA - 19’
- Documenting Humanity – New York, USA - 19’
- Montage - Calcutta, India - 19’
- Retro Kolkata - Calcutta, India -19’
- Foto Art Festival - Poland - October 19’
- BSP Festival - Brussel - November 19’
- Toshiba Exhibition - Dubai, UAE - 18’