Hemant entered photography purely by chance. After spending a few years with the family business of hardware, he realized he was not cut out to sell locks and handles. There was an urge to give expression to the creative instincts he possessed. Hemant explored different art forms like textile designing, interiors to sketching, sculpture and playing table and finally found his calling in photography.
He has worked with established advertising agencies like JWT, Lintas, Rediffusion- DY&R, Triton, Grey Worldwide, Contract, O&M and others. Some of his clients include Swarovski, Moet and Chandon, Crate & Barrel (US), Frazer and Haws, Adidas, Caltex, Samsung, LG, Microsoft, Benetton, Freelook, Airtel, Hutch, China Airlines, NIIT. Some of the magazines he regularly works for are Deutsch Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Femina, Indiawalli Bride, Society, Savvy, Suhaag(Canada), Esteem (Sri Lanka). He works extensively for the top fashion designers across India like Tarun Tahiliani, Rohit Bal, JJ Valaya, Suneet Varma, Ravi Bajaj and others.
Portrait is one of his key strength in photography. He has shot many celebrities like Priyanka Chopra, Bipasha Basu, Chitrangda Singh, Muzzaffar Ali, Shubha Mudgal, Anoushka Shankar, Tarun Tahiliani, Rohit Bal to name a few.
He has exhibited his photographs at various places which includes the Agora Gallery in Soho, New York, India Habitat Centre, British Council and French Cultural Centre in Delhi to name a few.