A golden medalist in cinematography from FTII (Chennai), Vaidya is an Indian cinematographer who works in the Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam film industries. He is best known for his work on the movies Masterpiece (2015), Ranavikrama (2015), Mr. and Mrs. Ramachari (2014), Googly (2015), and Thiruvilayadal Arambam (2006). His 2017 release includes the movie Raaga directed by P.C. Shekhar. His 2019 release includes Natasaarvabhowma.