Afzal Ansary enjoys travel, environmental portraiture and nature photography. He has had two solo photographic exhibitions, and has coordinated six exhibitions. In 2013 he was awarded Fenton Medal and Honorary Life Membership by the RPS. He is a Fellow of the RPS and has been awarded six Fellowships and two Honorary Fellowships. His images have been published worldwide and have been used by the Discovery Channel, BBC and Channel 4. He is an Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham, UK.