I found this kid selling Indian national flags on the streets of Mumbai on the eve of Independence Day of the Republic of India. I started cliking his photos and he quickly went down to peep in to my lens and that’s when I captured this. Street kids in India sell national flags on the eve of every national day celebrations to earn some quick extra bucks.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | March 22
Award Score: 64 (Value 11, Clarity 12, Composition 17, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Street Photography
Photograph Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra | India
Photographer: Sudeep Mehta (Mumbai, India)
Born and based in Mumbai, India, Sudeep Mehta is a freelance photographer working on contractual basis. He is specialized in events, weddings and portraits, and keeps his personal interest in photojournalism. He started his career as a film editor which later turned him into a documentary and short filmmaker. He has also worked on several environmental causes. Throughout his early career life, the common interest that always stayed was his passion for photography which lead him ultimately here.