Ilesh has a great pedigree in Photography, having learnt it watching his father. He has been a student of renowned pros like Wilas Bhende, Girish Mistry among others, which is evident in his work. Ilesh is a fashion and model photographer by profession but excels no less at Wedding Photography. Unlike others, he comes from a very different tribe where capturing emotions innocuously is paramount rather than quantity. His shots are unobtrusive, informal and spontaneous. In recognition of his work in Wedding Photography, he was recently featured in "Vogue India"
Over a span of 35 years, he has catered to many advertising agencies, corporates and individuals around the world as fashion, wedding, portrait and product photographer and cinematographer. In the year 2003, he has been felicitated by Cultural Council of India and also by Ahmedabad Photographers’ Association for his services in modelling, fashion and industrial photography. He also specialises in exclusive wedding photography. Recently he won the award for “Save the Girl Child” campaign contest organised by Sandesh daily in Gujarat. Recently he has been to Mauritius for Calender shoot for AIPTIA in association with Mr Chandrakant Shah. He has been also featured in Gujarati Book of noted photographers from Gujarat published by Gujarat Information Bureau written by Shailesh Raval. He is associated with Tamron and Panasonic Lumix, India as Mentor for Gujarat Region. His is one of the SMB to be selected and featured by Google India for his long-standing online presence. Currently he is zonal committee member of AIPTIA.