When photographers make their presence felt, can photography awards be far behind? ‘Iconic Images’ shines the spotlight on award-winning and rare photographs that have stories to tell. Photographers also share the thoughts and challenges behind their images, serving as an inspiration for others.

Depth of Despair

December 15, 2017

In the early morning of 08 May 2017, I got a call from a friend that a “black cheetah” had fallen into the well of a house in the nearby village […]

Drop-in Neighbour

October 15, 2017

It was the peak of monsoon in July 2014 and I was trekking to a small waterfall located inside the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats. Even in the […]


September 01, 2017

Inspired by Ganesh H Shankar’s artistic and creative photography, I look for subjects which can be captured uniquely. In this approach, it involves not only spotting a good subject, but […]


August 01, 2017

The river Aghanashini near Sirsi is one of the last pristine river systems in India. While working on a documentary about the river, I had the unique opportunity to photograph […]

Battle of Bandipur

June 15, 2017

It was a lovely November evening in Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The crickets had not begun their chorus yet. On hearing the unmistakable whistling cries of Dholes or Asiatic Wild Dog (Cuon […]

Gem of the Ghats

May 01, 2017

With an interesting if not outright appealing appearance, Nyctibatrachus sanctipalustris or the Sacred Swamp Wrinkled Frog is as amusing in name as in looks. Endemic to the fast-flowing streams of the Western […]

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