Our dream of weaving India through frames might have remained just a dream without support from our online and offline well wishers. Our heartfelt gratitude to one and all who stood with us during this journey, India Weaved in Frame 2014. Thanks a lot to:

Contest Judges:


Padmashree Raghu Rai: A world renowned Photojournalist, doing Photography since 1965, who was awarded with the ‘Padmashree’ in 1972, one of India’s important civilian awards. He has served three times on the jury of the World Press Photo and twice on the jury of UNESCO‘s International Photo Contest. We feel honored that he has selected the final winner (the IWIF Award Winner) of India Weaved in Frames 2014 from the 29 state contest winners.



Hemant KumarAndhra Pradesh

A versatile Photographer specialized in Bird Photography. Studied Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and worked as Senior Concept Artist.

Swarup DuttaWest Bengal

Worked with IICD, OCFIT, NIFT, Wigan & Leigh, and MSU Baroda. He is into Fashion Photography, fashion design, handicrafts, and theatre are few among them.

Shailesh AndradeMaharashtra

A qualified Photojournalist studied at Udaan School of Photography, Mumbai and presently contributing Photographer for an International news agency.

Senthil KumaranTamil Nadu

An internationally acclaimed Photographer who has won the ‘Geographical Photographer – 2007’ of Royal Geographical Society, London.

Sumon SinhaOdisha

An avid naturalist and lover of nature. He is excellent in Macro Photography as well. He is a great trainer and associated with many Photography organizations.

Capt. Sahil FauzdarUttar Pradesh

An experienced Photographer who has associated with Photo Contests organized by Taj Mahotsav Ayojan Samiti and Information and Public Relation Dept, U.P.

Shailesh VermaChhattisgarh

A painting artist and qualified Photographer from Shari Acadamy, Mumbai. Presently a freelancer and contributing photographer to some of the institutions in Chhattisgarh.

Prasad PankarGoa

He has shot for numerous Goan brands and personalities and a faculty at CMYK Academy for Photography at Goa, setup by himself.

Dr. Vivek M MBBSTamil Nadu

Dr. Vivek Muthuramalingam is a visual journalist and studied fine art at Ken School of Art, Bangalore. He has been featured in many international publications and exhibitions.

Ravi DhingraDelhi

An Independent Photographer of many genres and Photography Mentor whose photographs have been featured on covers of many National magazines.

Rakesh SyalPunjab

Some 1500 acceptances and more than 300 Photography awards. Served as faculty of IIPC and FIP workshops and adjudged many international Photography competitions.

Capt. Suresh SharmaHaryana

A wildlife photographer and an acknowledged authority on Snake Photography. He is founder and team leader (Ops) of Green Dot Expeditions.

Ranjit SinhaBihar & Jharkhand

A fashion and commercial Photographer for the last 17 years. He has shot with some of the best fashion designers and models of the country and has been a visiting faculty with NIFT, Kolkata for 6 years.

Prof. Shivji JoshiRajasthan

A photo-artist of international repute and interested in traditional pictorial Photography since 1964. He has won more than 200 national and International awards and featured in many international publications.

Vraj MistryGujarat

Studied fine arts and doing Photography since 1984. Member of IIPC, FIP, and NPPA. He has attended more than 15 Photography workshops and conferences and owns a studio at Ahmedabad.

Sudhir SaxenaMadhya Pradesh

An eminent Photographer and Associate, Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and Excellence, FIAP. Member of World Photographic Academy. He has served as judge to many prestigious photo contests.

Dr. Caesar SenguptaAssam

A wildlife conservation Photographer and National Geographic Award winner. He conducts wildlife Photography workshops and field expeditions across the country and abroad.

Phanjoubam SantoshManipur

A Photojournalist with above 30 years of experience with reputed organizations like North East Sun, Reuters, etc. He is presently working as a photographer of Press Trust of India (PTI) office in Imphal.


He conducts workshops and is being invited by Mizoram University, various Mizoram Govt Departments, and media as resource person. Presently he is General Secretary of Mizo Photographer’s Society.

Arif SiddiquiArunachal Pradesh

A nature Photographer, a social activist, a lepidopterist, and an environment aficionado. He has received Arunachal Pradesh State Tourism Award for Photography in 2013.

Dr. Mathung YanthanNagaland

An outstanding Photographer and Assistant Professor at Kohima Science College of Nagaland. He has co-judged the prestigious Indian Himalayan Photography Competition, part of Kohima Summit 2013.

Parthajit DattaTripura

His photograph has been adopted by novelist Salman Rushdie as the cover photo of Midnight’s Children. He has won the best photographer award by the Tripura state government’s information department in 2009.

Chinlop LepchaSikkim

He is a Photojournalist by profession and associated with the national daily The Telegraph. He has been learning and practicing Photography since 1992 and has conducted workshops as well.

Ahmed HossainMeghalaya

His name is a synonym for Photography in Meghalaya. A renowned veteran Photographer and a social activist, he owns probably the very first Photography studio, Karuz Photographers, of the state.

Anup SahHimachal Pradesh

He is mountaineer and naturalist. He has won many National and International awards and judged various competitions.

Threesh KapoorUttarakhand

A Nature Photographer, social activist and environmentalist. There are many National and International awards and exhibitions to his credit.

Peer MohammedKerala

A senior and reputed Photographer, he travels extensively and proved his mettle in Travelling Photography.

Farooq Javed KhanJammu and Kashmir

A senior Photojournalist who has worked with European Pressphoto Agency. He is the President of Kashmir Press Photographers Association.

All Contests’ Participants

Fr. Joe Fernandez SDB, Executive Director and children of Don Bosco Sneha Bhavan, Ernakulam.

Mr. Sujith Gopinath, Mr. KS Praveen Kumar, Ar. Prasanth Mohan, Mr. Srinivasan Venkatesan, Mr. Piyush Sachdeva, Mr. Agraj Joshi, Mr. Rohan Divkar, Mr. Gaurav Pandey, Mr. Shishir Pal Singh, Mr. Thariq Hussain, Mr. Debabrat Saikia, Mr. Pfuneo Krichena, Mr. Vikramjit Kakati, Mr. Arkadripta Chakraborty, Mr. Dipayan Bhattacharjee, Mr. Karma Tempo, Mr. Thomas Lim, Mr. Ubaid Tak, Mr. Dipankar Singha, Mr. Abhishek Choubey, Mr. Sumode.

Title: Mr. Ninan Lawrence
Title Design: Mr. Pavi Sankar
Photo Book Editor and Design: Mr. Gowtham Nandakumar
Photo Book Write up: Mr. Kishan Sabi and Mr. K Dibyajyoti Mohanta (NE States)
Contest Poster Designs: Mr. Pavi Sankar, Mr. Sandy Sangral, Mr. Hamid Magalath, Mr. Gagan Thapp, Mr. Syed Mohamed Aniz, and Mr. Kishan Sabi

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“We also thank those who contributed to meet the exhibition expenses, gave publicity to our contests, helped us to find the eminent judges, and Immaginers across the globe.”