Dr. Vyankatesh Metan


Dr. Vyankatesh Metan is a renowned Orthopedic surgeon and renowned photographer from India.

He has completed Diploma in photography from renowned AAFT Institute Noida. He is doing his Masters in Fine Art Photography from renowned Indian Institute of Photography, Noida.

His solo wildlife and nature photography exhibition “Connect with the Nature” was displayed at the prestigious “Jehangir Art Gallery” in Mumbai in October 2018 & 2022 as well as thrice at prestigious “Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath Art Gallery”, Bangalore in 2018, 2021 & 2022. These all exhibitions were a huge success and appreciated by visitors and media.

He has got membership of National Geography.

He is an excellent and renowned birder from India. He started taking keen interest in bird watching in 1996. In the last 24 years he has done extensive study on the birds. He has traveled widely to many National Parks and Forests in and outside India.

His bird’s photographs are published famous forest officers and an eminent author Mr. Maruti Chitampalli’s new book on the birds “Pakshikosh”.

He is recipient of the prestigious “Vasundhara Mitra” award in 2014.

He is Life member of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).

He has got a Loyalty Membership of Jungle Lodge Resorts, Karnataka State.

He has a set of latest camera/lenses and all the gazettes for birding and photography. He has Canon R 5 , 1DX with 600 mm prime lens, Canon 5 D Mark IV with 400 mm and 24-105 mm lenses and other all modern accessories.

He is the Chairman of “V Metan Creations Private Limited Company”. This company works in production and distribution in photography, documentary, short films, exhibitions, book publication, wildlife and sports.

Dr. Vyankatesh Metan is the President of “Dr. Metan Foundation” Charitable Trust. This trust’s main objects are to do charity work in various avenues like Social, Education, Health, Community Development, Art & Culture, Women empowerment, Youth Development etc.

He loves sharing his knowledge, experience and information to others especially to the young generation so that they should be encouraged towards birding, photography and get connected with nature. He travels widely in India to give speeches, seminars and presentations on birding, photography and nature. 

He was District Governor of Rotary International District 3132 in 2014-15. He was Chairman of Computer Society of India Solapur Chapter in 2007-08.

He was President of Indian Medical Association Solapur Branch in 2008-09. He was President of Solapur Orthopedic Society for 2 years in 2008-09 & 2009-10. He was President of the Solapur Private Hospital Owners’ Association for years 2017-18. He was President of Youth Hostel Association of India Solapur for 9 years now he is Chairman of same unit..

Travelling is his passion. Till to date he has traveled very widely in India and to 42 countries. He is awarded membership of National Geographic Society.

His motto of life is “Sow the seeds of love”.

He is a master in time management, planning & executing events flawlessly. He is a fitness freak and his energy & enthusiasm are seen to be believed. His status and image in society is that people recognize him as an excellent Orthopedic surgeon, An avid Birder, A skilled Photographer, A tech friendly person, True Rotarian, An enthusiastic tennis player, Great Motivator and a good hearted social worker.

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