While returning from Spiti Valley, India, I came across Reckong Peo, a small village that I was totally unaware of. From up above we stopped to take few apples from the local trees, and then suddenly I saw this amazing view of this mountain village, and waited in vain to see the mountain.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | August 29
Award Score: 65.5 (Value 12, Clarity 12.5, Composition 16.5, Style 12, Skill 12.5)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Travel Photography
Photograph Location: Reckong Peo, Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh | India
Photographer: Shikchit Khanal (Kathmandu, Nepal) Registered
Since he was a young boy, Shikchit Khanal always found beauty in everyday life. Born in Kathmandu, Nepal, he never realized that he had very little. He always longed for a life less ordinary, less conventional. Making photographs in his mind of the things he saw around him. He dreamed of one day being able to document the way he viewed the world. He dreamed of travelling and knowing the world through his own eyes and sharing his vision with others. In May 2010, he finally bought his first camera and for the past two years he has been living his dream of travelling and taking photos throughout India and his home country of Nepal where he is currently living with his wife and child to be.