On a recent trek to the Gokyo valley in Nepal we stopped for the night at Luza. It started snowing in the afternoon and in the early evening the snow stopped. As the sun was beginning to set the clouds started to clear and this view of Thamserku, one of the satellite peaks of the region was seen from the lodge window.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | October 19
Award Score: 69.5 (Value 12.5, Clarity 13.5, Composition 17, Style 12.5, Skill 14)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Adventure Photography
Photograph Location: Luza, Gokyo Valley, Everest Region | Nepal
Photographer: Sujoy Das (Kolkata, India) Registered
Sujoy Das is a freelance photographer based in Kolkata. He has been photographing, climbing and trekking in the Himalaya for the last thirty years. His photographs have been published in leading newspapers, magazines and books worldwide like The Washington Post, Lonely Planet, APA Publications, and Outlook Traveler etc. He is the co- author and photographer of the book SIKKIM – A Travelers Guide with Arundhati Ray which was a finalist in the Banff Book Competition in the Adventure Travel category. He has held solo exhibitions of his work in New Delhi and Kolkata. His is currently working on a book on the Indian Himalaya and his work can be viewed at www.sujoydas.com