On an afternoon while I was crossing the road, I saw a rickshaw puller sleeping beside the wheels of his rickshaw. In sleep he might have been dreaming of his next passenger, as now a days pulled rickshaws have replaced by cycle and auto rickshaws. It is very hard for them to get passengers.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | October 11
Award Score: 63 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 16, Style 12, Skill 11)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Documentary Photography
Photograph Location: Sova Bazar, West Bengal | India
Photographer: Avishek Das (Kolkata, India) Registered
Avishek Das is an Indian born photographer. Over the past 4 years he has been associated with this field of photography. He is one of the active members of Indian Visual Arts Foundation & Photo Journalist at Creative Studio. His photographs and writings have already been published in different websites in national level. He has taken his photography training from Sayan Sarkar (FFIP , AFIAP), who is one of the eminent photographers of India. Avishek’s area of attraction are on Street, Nature, and Creative Photography, however recently he has also been focusing on Monochrome photography based on Indian Visual Arts & Culture. Born in 1986 at Baruipur, a small town near Kolkata, India, Avishek completed his post-graduation in human resource after completing his B. Tech. By profession Avishek is a Zonal Leader of Human Resource of an IT giant of India, and by nature a photographer for his passion, and for the love of life. Avishek has to travel a lot as per his profession and carry his camera gears all time in his bags to capture all the emotions of streets, and people surrounding the places. He believes, “Photography is the art, science and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film, or electronically by means of an image sensor.” So, he shoots what it feels like, not what it looks like.