Shibu Mathew, has been closely associated with photography from a young age. A native of Kadammanitta in Kerala, India, he first saw the world through his Uncle's camera at the age of 11. Based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and employed as Senior Mechanical Engineer, Shibu's serious pursuit of the art of photography started in 2011 when he joined Shutter Bugs Creative Forum. Shibu has more than 150 acceptances apart from many awards including FIAP Bronze, PSM Medal, PSA Ribbon and Grand Medal for his travel and nature images. He was awarded the "Licentiateship" of the Royal Photographic Society in 2014. Shibu aspires to make meaningful nature and travel images.