He has traveled around the world, covering all the seven continents for his passion for photography. He has won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year – People’s Choice Award by Natural History Museum, London.
In 2015, he was appointed as the first brand ambassador of Nikon for the Middle East & Africa.
In 2016, Vijayan was the recipient of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year – People’s Choice Award by UK-based Natural History Museum, London for his picture titled ‘Swinging time’. The picture was selected from 42,000 entries submitted from 96 different countries and has been added to the Museum’s special collection.
In 2019, Vijayan beat thousands of entries from all across the world to achieve top prize in the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers Bird Photographer of the Year.
He is the winner of International Photography Award in 2021
- PHOTO IS LIGHT – World Photography Contest 2021
- World Nature Photographer of the Year Award 2020
- Siena International Photo Awards 2020
- Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA) 2020
- Tokyo International Foto Awards (TIFA) 2020 in Gold Category
- Windland Smith Rice Award 2019 for Nature’s Best Photography
- 1st place in SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2019
- Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017