Baiju Patil City Based photo-artist the prestigious Sanctuary RBS Wildlife Award 2009 in the individual category.
Baiju received the award at a programme held in Mumbai. He had sent five pictures for the contest out of which three were selected. His picture of egrets resting on the trees in the night was critically appreciated. "The picture is special because it was taken at night near a waterbody in Aurangabad District. He used the low-shutter Speed Technique to Capture the Birds Sleeping,"
Baiju has been in the field of photography for the last 11 years and has organised photo exhibitions of birds and animal shot by him travelling to different parts of the country. He is a recipient of a number of state, national and international awards.
Baiju Book Named WILDSCAPE Has Been launched Recently at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai by the hands of Governor of Maharashtra Dr. K. Shankarnarayan and Business Tycoon Mukesh Ambani, published by M.D. of prestigious printing media house Lokmat Mr. Vijay Darda. He has been awarded the RBS - Sanctuary award for the Best Wildlife Photographer - 2010 1st prize winner BAIJU PATIL in the Wildlife Photographer Awards category of the Sanctuary-RBS Wildlife
He feel very proud that He could contribute my mite, however small it May be, for Indian wildlife.