A Venerable Jury
Here is the esteemed jury of Better Photography Photographer of the Year 2012!
is an award-winning photojournalist. He won the World Press Award in 2005 for an image he made while covering the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004.
is a celebrated wedding photographer. His shooting style pays emphasis on human emotions.
Still Life: Spaces & Things From Home
is the former head of the Social Media Communications department of Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai. She has been a photography mentor for several years.
is a renowned commercial photographer. He has received several national and international awards.
Macro: Our Tiny Unseen World
is an advertising photographer for over three decades. He also enjoys shooting landscapes and making visual archives of places that interest him.
is a multi-genre photographer. He has been associated with several publications and newspapers.
Landscapes: Form, Shape, Colour
is one of the biggest names in food photography in the country. He also enjoys exploring various other genres including landscapes and architecture.
is an ardent photography enthusiast. He has won several awards for his excellence in the field of photography.
Street: People At Their Workplaces
is the current Photo Editor of Daily News & Analysis newspaper and is based in Mumbai. In his own words, he simply ‘loves to see’.
is a commercial photographer whose personal work always steers away from the commercial and cliché.
Wildlife: Animals & Their Habitat
is the founding partner of Saevus magazine. He is passionate about wildlife conservation and photographing India’s fauna.
is a conservationist, photographer, and naturalist. He has authored several books about wildlife as well.
Photoessay: A Different Kind of Family Album
is a documentary photographer and a photojournalist based in Mumbai. His work has been exhibited all over the world.
is a celebrated photographer. She has resisted digital photography and continues to work with silver gelatin prints.
Photoessay: Cell Phone Diaries
has been an advertising photographer and film maker for the past thirty years. He is also the Head of The One School, Goa.
is a documentary photographer. He also conducts some very sought after photography workshops.
Our Final Face-off Judge:
Every year, our final judge has been amongst the most illustrious names in the world of photography. This year, we were honoured to have David Zimmerman judge the face-off images and decide the winner. For the past two decades, David has consistently pursued endangered landscapes and cultures displaced by environmental, social, economic and political causes. His work has won numerous awards and is exhibited internationally. He is fond of India and its people, and has been a frequent visitor over the last 20 years.