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Sealink
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Bandra Bandstand
Canon EOS 7D Mark II with Canon EF-S 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM
30Sec-f/22-ISO640-35mm-20Jan2018-20:11:21

01. It was selected as #HallaDailySnap on 16th March 2018 and featured on their website as cover image.
02. It was selected as the winner of Daily Snap Photography Contest-March2018 organised by halla.in and it was featured on the cover of their social media for a month. [Link: goo.gl/wJrCxY]. It is also featured in a blog post on their website as “30 Most Popular Images of March 2018”. Link: goo.gl/ZouYF1
03. Accepted in 2nd PCA National Digital Salon 2018 [pcasalon.co.in].
Light and Life Trail
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Light and Life Trail
Haji Ali Dargah
Canon EOS 7D Mark II with Canon EF-S 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM
30Sec-f/22-ISO400-18mm-19Jan2018-21:15:04

Mumbai was bustling with activity and shone its bright lights as if to call people towards it. Some tourists took pictures of the bright city lights. But the call of the city was strong. So they hurriedly went away leaving a trail of their mobile phone’s lights and a shadow of their presence on the banks of the sea on the other side.
CST
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CST
Canon EOS 7D Mark II with Canon EF-S 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM
6Sec-f/16-ISO100-24mm-20Jan2018-22:38:23

A brightly lit Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station popularly called as the Victoria Terminus is the perfect gateway to a million people who come to Mumbai everyday with dreams in their eyes and hope in their heart of a richer, better, busier, brighter... glitzier future.

01. It was selected as #HallaDailySnap on 11th April 2018 and featured on their website as cover image.
02. Published as Photo of the Day on photoburst.net on 11th April 2018.
03. It has been featured in a Halla.in blog titled Last Month in Popular: Top 21 Picture of April2018 Photo Contest. Link: goo.gl/phWna1
04. Published in Photoscape of Asian Photography-Jul 2018 issue.
Chowpatty Beach
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Chowpatty Beach
Chowpatty Beach
Canon EOS 7D Mark II with Canon EF-S 18-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM
30Sec-f/22-ISO100-18mm-19Jan2018-18:46:49

You can take the Boy out of Bombay, But you can’t take Bombay out of the boy you know. ~ Salman Rushdie

01. It was featured in the April2018 AvTvISO Monthly Photography Contest [www.AvTvISO.com].
02. It was selected as #HallaDailySnap on 11th May 2018 and featured on their website as cover image and later in June2018, it was featured in their blog as one of the “Top 24 Pictures from May-2018 Photo contest”. Link: goo.gl/2deVyY
A piece of sky
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A piece of sky
Mahalaxmi Dhobighat
Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 16-35mm F/2.8L II USM
1/250Sec-f/8-ISO100-16mm-5Jan2014-12:02:01

Mumbai, the city of dreams, is characterized by inordinate traffic jams and congested living areas. Udayan was especially fascinated by the indomitable spirit of Mumbaikars. They are masters of making the most of their space cramped living conditions. At the Mahalaksmi Dhobi Ghat, a well known open air laundromat, Udayan found these two boys making best use of the little space between clothes hung out to dry. They found a piece of sky free enough to fly a kite.

01. Photo of the Day (21 Jan 2014) of Clicked Views FB Group.
02. Published as Times Choice (23 Jan 2014) in Times Photo World (timesphotoworld.weebly.com) & their FB page & group.
03. Better Photography Magazine published this image on their website as one of the images with honorable mention for the contest Beating Harsh Light in June 2014.
04. Won 3rd place in Lonely Planet: Photo Challange - Washing on their Flickr Group (flickr.com/groups/64228671@N00) on 24th June 2014.
05. Accepted in Fotorbit India 1st National Circuit-2017 in Galaxy Art Society Judging [fotorbitindia.com]
06. Accepted in GFSD 3rd International Migration Photo Contest-2017 [tfsfonayliyarismalar.org]
07. Third prize winner of Maharashtra Kaleidoscope 2017 Photography Contest in People and Culture section. It was also featured in two different posters that used in their fb page cover [facebook.com/maharashtrakaleidoscope] and fb event cover [facebook.com/events/386401931820952]. Links: goo.gl/eXUquZ | goo.gl/9tVt9x | goo.gl/9aMWZ2. Udayan also received a printed & laminated certificate and two gift vouchers worth 500/- each from Primes&Zooms and Pixavince Creations. Exhibition was held at Raja Ravi Verma Art Gallery in Pune. It was published in Pune Mirror as events to attend on 15th January Edition. This paper is also available online at epaper.timesgroup.com
08. It has been selected for UPC-POTD monthly contest Dec’2017 in UPC | Educating People Towards Photography FB Group [fb/groups/utkalaphotographyclub]. Link: goo.gl/e9E9p4
09. Accepted in Light and Moment International Circuit 2018 [Photo World Judging]. Link: photo-world.org
10. This is one of the two images that has featured in Indian Photo Arts Magazine-April2018 issue with a profile picture of Udayan. This is an online magazine. Link: goo.gl/4vX7jz or indianphotoarts.com
Fun at work
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Chowpatty Beach
Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Canon EF 16-35mm F/2.8L II USM
1/90Sec-f/8-ISO100-33mm-4Jan2014-17:55:06

A mega city, a celluloid haven, an economic powerhouse, Mumbai is a city of sharp contrasts. The city will charm and frustrate you in equal measure. Once can live cheap as well as live a life of luxury here. Mumbai accommodates all. These local kids were selling balloons in the evening to earn some pocket money at the popular Chowpatty Beach, with the Nariman Point business district in the distance. The playful kids however could not contain their excitement about the dream-like sunset and pleasant cool evening. Udayan captured them having fun at work!

01. This image was displayed in 2nd Sauhard Photo Exhibition 2014 (facebook.com/Sauhardpage) at L&P Hutheesinh Art Gallery, Ahmedabad on 5th & 6th of July 2014. Prints were on sale in this exhibition & the entire sale proceeds were donated to Kadam Education trust, an Ahmedabad based organization working to educate kids, especially girls.
02. Won 3rd place in Weekly Travel Photography Competition (Sub: Sea) of Lonely Planet blog (lonelyplanet.com/blog) in July 2014.
03. Selected as Jury Pick in Weekly Theme Photo Contest FB Group in Jan-2015 (facebook.com/groups/weeklythemepics) & subject was babies/children.
04. This image featured in the article that Udayan wrote for fotoflock.com on Aspect Ratio that published on 5th May 2015. It is also used as the cover image of the article. It is also used as the cover image of the article.
05. Won 3rd prize in the June-2015 Flickr Monthly Contest (Subject was Show Your City) of The Camera Club of Hyderabad (flickr.com/groups/thecch) & prize was a 18x12 Photo Print from zoomin.com
06. Featured for a month on the cover of official twitter handle of Tata Group of Companies (@TataCompanies) for winning the ‎“CoverShot‬” contest in August 2015 & received INR 10,000 worth Tanishq Gift Voucher.
07. 2nd Runner up of Shooter-Sep 2015. The monthly contest of fotoflock.com & theme was friendship.
08. Published in t2 CLICK (My Favorite City) on 27 Jan 2016. t2 is supplementary of The Telegraph. This News Paper is only available online at epaper.abp.in/epaperfree/index as 27th January is a traditional no-publication day & that is why print version is not available. T2 has displayed a print of this image with other published images at City Centre Mall in Kolkata.
09. Won the ‪#‎MyCity‬ contest in April 2016 organized by OnePlus India at their Instagram & received some OnePlus goodies.
10. Featured on konakonakotak.com. Kotak Mahindra Bank became India’s fourth largest private bank in 2015 & to highlight its presence across a significantly larger geography that includes smaller towns and cities, it has rolled out a campaign, titled “Kona Kona Kotak”.
11. It was shortlisted & featured in the winners announcement poster of Clicks FB Group’s [fb/groups/1439742139642740] special contest “Sunrise/Sunset” in September 2015.
12. Featured in an article on Exposure that Udayan wrote & published in Smile Art Beats eMagazine-Nov2015 issue [smileartbeats.com]. This article is also available on their website at goo.gl/ q2grDS
13. Featured with Udayan’s interview at Smile Art Beats eMagazine-Jan2016 issue [smileartbeats.com]. This interview published on their website at goo.gl/dMfBBe. The interview shared as best articles for the week on Paper.li weekly edition. You can see it here at goo.gl/0UeR4n
14. One of the three winners of weekly contest at Photography FB Group [fb/loversofphotography] in June 2016 and the theme was “Dusk in a City”. [goo.gl/kL0ZU0]
15. Won Phlearn’s #Backlit instagram contest in Aug2016 & prize is a $50 Phlearn Gift Card. [goo.gl/OkkZsZ]
16. Won the 1st place in Weekly Travel Photography Competition (Sub: Fun) of Lonely Planet blog (lonelyplanet.com/blog) & published in the blog as winning image and received a LP Book [Toilets] of Udayan’s choice. [Link: goo.gl/4giMt5]. It was also featured on outdooradventurist.com as the winning image [goo.gl/IWeIXK].
17. Accepted in Focus International Salon of Photography-2017 (focusfoto.in).
18. Accepted in SAM Circuit-2017 (wpaidelhi.com) in their Pune judging.
19. Accepted in SAM Circuit-2017 (wpaidelhi.com) in their Kolkata judging.
20. Accepted in SAM Circuit-2017 (wpaidelhi.com) in their Dewas judging.
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