The Photographer of the Year award at the 6th annual International Color Awards London 2013
Off the ground- I was visiting a Santal village in West Bengal when all of a sudden this kid whizzed past me. Upon inspecting I noticed his feet and the wheel where all off the ground as if he was held in suspension by his sheer joy of being. Off the ground - my signature photo that keeps on bringing me awards.... It won The Photographer of the Year award at the 6th annual International Color Awards London 2013, Directors Choice award, April 2015, PhotoPlace Gallery, Vemont judged by James P Blair National Geographic Photo Editor for 34 years, Honorable mention at Santa Fe Travel Photo competition, June 2015. It was also in Editors top pick at National Geographic Photo Competition. Honorable mention Photographer's Forum 2015.