Meet  the  photographer

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Fondly called 'Ani' by his friends, Anindya Majumdar is an award-winning documentary and travel photographer based in Kolkata, India.

An untiring traveler and avid observant, Anindya (pronounced as "on-in-though") passionately documents the world around him-  from natural grandeurs like Himalayan mountains to colorful cultural extravaganzas like Kumbha Mela fair; and everything in between- through visual stories, often going beyond the comfort zones.  

His works have been awarded in several photographic contests like:

  • 'National Tourism Award 2001-2002 ' ( Govt of India )  

  • 'National Photo Contest 2002' ( Govt of India ) 

  • 'National Highway Photo Contest 2003' ( Govt of India )

  • 'National Photo Contest 2003’ ( Govt of India ) 

  • 'Gujrat Lalitkala Akademi 2003'   ( Govt of Gujrat )

  • 'National Photo Contest 2004' ( Govt of India )

  • 'Gujrat Lalitkala Akademi 2004'   ( Govt of Gujrat )

  • 'ABB International Award on energy saving 2005’  ( Switzerland )

  • 'Click against Cancer 2005' ( Cancer Foundation of India )

  • 'National Photo Contest 2006’ ( Govt of India )

  • 'Canon – WWF Photo Contest 2006’’  ( Canon & WWF )  

  • ‘Better Photography River & Sea Contest 2006’   ( India )

  • 'Photographic Archive Contest 2006 ' ( Govt of West Bengal )  

  • Water and Life Photo Contest 2007' ( World Youth Water Alliance)

  • 'Photographic Archive Contest  2007 ' ( Govt of West Bengal )

  • 'VISA Moving Image Contest 2008 ' ( Visa, official partner of Beijing Olympics )

  • ‘CGAP Photo Contest 2008’ ( USA )

  • 'National Photo Contest 2009' ( Govt of India)

  • 'Gujrat Lalitkala Akademi ‘2009'   ( Govt of Gujrat )

  • 'Beijing in the Eyes of  the Foreigners 2009'   (China )

  • ‘My Beijing 2009’ ( China )

  • ‘Environmental Photographer of the Year 2009’ ( UK )

  • ‘Go with Nikon 2010' (Nikon Asia)  

  • ‘Tourism and Biodiversity 2010’ (United Nations World Tourism Organization )

  • ‘Humanity Photo Awards 2013' ( China )    

  • ‘Binteo Photo Contest 2013’ (USA)

  • ‘Humanity Photo Awards 2015' (China)

  • 'Science for   Sustainability Photo Contest 2016’ (UNESCO/ Delhi )

  • 'Gujrat Lalitkala Akademi 2018'   (Govt of Gujrat)

  • ‘Surat Rotary Club Photo Contest 2018’ ( India )  

  • 'Travel Photo Contest 2019' (Calcutta Journalist Club)

  • ‘Socially Distanced Summer 2020’ ( Royal Photographic Society, UK )

  • 'The Himalayan World 2021' ( The Shang Shung Institute, UK )

He acted as jury member for Russia-India Cultural Exchange Photo Exhibition 2021, and Srijan All India Digital Photo Contest 2021.

As a photographer and author, he is regular contributor to various magazines since 1995, and presently authoring a series on 'Travel photography' for Bhraman, one of the largest circulating travel magazines in India.

Anindya has been conferred  with the  coveted international photographic  distinctions    'Associate of Royal Photographic Society' (ARPS) from Royal Photographic Society, Great Britain and 'Excellence FIAP'  (EFIAP) from Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique, a partner of UNESCO.

 

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