He started photography as a hobby using a basic Canon DSLR and later specialized in imaging Deep Sky Objects. Navaneeth was born to Unnikrishnan K.K and Geetha in Thalassery on 14 March 1992. As a child he was brought up in Muscat, Oman, later moved to Vatakara, Kerala.
He was interested in astronomy from a young age.
Navaneeth did his schooling in Vatakara and moved to Karnataka for higher studies. Navaneeth started photography as a hobby using a basic camera his dad bought him.
He wasn"t into Astrophotography until he witnessed the Milky Way with his eyes from his backyard and happened to capture it on camera using long exposure time. He then began shooting deep sky objects using telescopes and has numerous images published on international Magazines including National Geographic,Digital Camera Magazine,and websites including British Broadcasting Corporation Earth, Space.com, Earth & Sky.
He is also featured by Snapdeal in India"s Finest Photographers.
Navaneeth is self-taught and has learned photography through experimenting and independent study.