LSPF 2020 judges: Swarat Ghosh
We are proud to start announcing our 2020 judges line up, starting with our last year Photo Series winner Swarat Ghosh.
Swarat Ghosh is an Indian photographer based in Hyderabad. He was born and brought up in the Black Diamond district, also known as the Coal Capital of India, Dhanbad.
His photography has been published in several national and international magazines, including but not limited to – The Washington Post, Burn Magazine, National Geographic Traveller, and International Street Photographer. His work has also been presented in Brussels, London, Paris, Glasgow, Istanbul, Thailand, Pondicherry, Mumbai and Hyderabad. He is currently a part of Agency VII mentorship program.
Furthermore, he was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass 2019, organized by World Press Photo. During that same year, Photo Series categories of two major street photography festivals – London Street Photography Festival and Brussels Street Photography Festival. In 2017, he was a finalist in Lens Culture’s street photography competition. In 2016, he won the prestigious “Neel Dongre Grants Awards for Excellence in Photography, organized by the India Photo Archive Foundation. In 2018, his work, “Beyond Street”, was featured in a print exhibition for the Indian Photography Festival in Hyderabad, as well as an exhibition for North Carolina’s Eyes on Main Street Wilson Indoor Photo Festival. In 2017, his photographs were screened at the Odessa/Batumi Photo Days 2017 in Georgia, and the Photography Festival Maribor in Slovenia. His earlier work has been displayed on several platforms, including the Pondy Photo Fest Pondicherry 2014, in Pondicherry, India.
He is thankful to his family, friends, and colleagues for their enormous support and for being his source of inspiration as he continues his journey in the field of photography.
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