Canon EOS 7D with Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Bowling is the act of propelling the ball with a straight arm towards the batsmans wicket. This young paper boy was perhaps practicing his bowling, albeit with the morning newspaper! Its the technique that counts after all, not what you practice with or where... Udayan was “Bowled over!“ by the dedication of this paper boy.
01. Published in the NationalGeographic website (ngm.nationalgeographi.com) on Apr-02, 2013 (week 1) as part of the Daily Dozen series.
02. Another attempt of the same shot was published in Kamal Camera at Suppli (supplementary of Sakalbela, a Bengali News Paper, published from Kolkata) on 25th Mar 2013. This News Paper is also available online at sakalbela.com
03. Another attempt of the same shot was published in Eye Spy at Hyderabad Chronicle (City Supplementary of Deccan Chronicle) on 25 Mar 2013. This News Paper is also available online at dc-epaper.com
04. Accepted in 1st BOS International Salon of Projected Images-2013 (bestoneshot.com).
05. Udayan was featured in Kaleidoscope in March-2014 issue of Smart Photography Magazine & received a Epson PictureMate PM245 printer (Rs.9999/-). It was one of the images that published in Kaleidoscope. This article is also featured on their website at smartphotography.in [This issue is available online at pressreader.com or you can check it here at goo.gl/JS4aH2]
06. Udayan was featured in Sunday Magazine (06 Apr-2014 issue) of Namaste Telangana, a Leading News Paper published from Hyderabad. It was one of the images that published in that article. This magazine is also available online at epaper.namasthetelangaana.com
07. Got a recommendation as Timely Clicks in India Film Project (indiafilmproject.co) Photography Contest-2014 (Subject-The Hero) and received a special print of this image from inkrasa.com
08. Canon used this image in a poster to promote their photography contest #CanonFramedIn5 in September 2014 on their twitter handle.
09. It was one of the 5 images collection that won #CanonFramedIn5 contest in September 2014.
10. One of the diamond winners of Newspapers challenge (Sep29 to Oct05, 2014) at Twice A Week-Photography Challenges FB page. It was also featured as their cover image.
11. Published in www.fotoflock.com (Fotoflock by Epson) as Photo of the Day on 7th June 2015.
12. Winner of the Photography Society of Tripura Weekly Contest in July 2015 (fb/groups/Photographycluboftripura) & theme was Morning Activity.
13. Selected as one of the Best Entries of Street Photography Contest-2015 of photofie.com & shared on their FB page.
14. Accepted in Square 2015, the print salon organized by Photographic Society of Oman and featured on their eCatalog.
15. 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
16. One of the winners [3rd week of July 2016] of Orange Photography [FB Group] Online Challenge. [goo.gl/C0slOZ]
17. Another shot of this image published in kodak.com as Kodak Moment of the Day on Nov-16, 2016
18. Udayan have received a membership from Sille Sanat Sarayi from Turkey. For this he has received an id card & a white pin. B&W version of this image is one of the ten of his images that featured as his portfolio in their website. [Link: goo.gl/1wvNOi]
19. Accepted in 1st ONYX International Exhibition of Photography-2017 [campinaexhibitions.net/onyx].
20. Accepted in Photo Quest National Digital Salon-2017 [lenscript.in].
21. Awarded FIAP HM in Circuito Internazionale 21 Gran Tour Delle Colline-Trofeo Arno Judging [grantourdellecolline.it].
22. Accepted in Zoom 17 International Circuit of Art Photography [zoomcircuit.com.ua] in their Haifa judging.
23. Accepted in 4th Pathshala International Salon-2017 [photographypathshala.in].
24. Accepted in 1st MPC National Digital Salon-2017 [onlinempc.org].
25. Accepted in Municipality of Buyukcekmece The 8th International Photography Contest-2017 [tfsfonayliyarismalar.org].
26. Accepted in Easel-2017 1st National Digital Salon of Photography [southkolkataphotogenic.com].
27. Accepted in 1st Pictograph International Salon-2017 [psasalon.com].
28. Accepted in DPA Internationa Circuit 2017-Montenegro judging [digitalphotoarchivelimited.com].
29. It has been adjudged as the “Image of the Week” for the weekly contest themed #HPCActionWeek of Haridwar Photography Club FB Group [fb/groups/hpc.haridwar] in August 2017 & now eligible for the annual HPC calendar and exhibition contest. [Link: goo.gl/JyYzL7]
30. Exhibited in “Ek Kalakar Ki Dastan” organized by Medialogue FC of Pune Ferugusson College in December 2017.
31. Won 2nd Place in DPReview Challenge (Theme was Morning) & published on DPR website (dpreview.com) on 6th February 2018. Link: goo.gl/d2zYEz
32. Accepted in 4th International Salon Singidunum 2018 [srbijafoto.rs]
33. Accepted in Rainbow 2nd International Circuit-2018 [Galaxy Art Society Judging]. rainbowcircuit.org
34. Accepted in Portrait Ciurcuit 2018 - 8th Exhibition of Photography-Portrait 2018-Zajecar Judging. [photoclub202.com].
35. Accepted in Portrait Ciurcuit 2018 - 6th Exhibition of Photography-Portrait 2018-Vidin Judging. [photoclub202.com].
36. Accepted in IRIS 1st ALL India Digital Salon 2018 [irisphotofoundation.com].
38. It was one of the TOP10 of Street Photography Contest organised by chiiz.com in 2018 [Link: goo.gl/Ug5Tpy].
39. Accepted in The International exhibition of art photography CONTRAST 2018 [contrast.fotodoboj.com]
40. Accepted in 6th Cheltenham International Salon of Photography 2018 [cheltenhamcameraclub.co.uk].
41. Accepted in 2nd FIP National Digital Circuit 2018-Durgapur Judging [fip.org.in].
42. Accepted in 2nd FIP National Digital Circuit 2018-Dimapur Judging [fip.org.in].
43. Accepted in Light and Moment International Circuit 2018 [Pix Photography Judging]. Link: photo-world.org
44. It was one of the winners of the 7th International Photography Exhibition titled “24 Snapshots of Bikes/The Bicycle and Mankind” organised by The Cultural Association Aeneis 2000 and displayed in May2018 in an exhibition at the former Dominican Cloister of San Vito dei Normanni (Brindisi Province of Italy). This competition was part of the international programme of events named “Full Bike Day: The Bicycle in all its Artistic Forms” and in other national and international locations. The event is sponsored by the Department for Infrastructure and Mobiliy of the Region of Puglia (Italy). This image is also received the special mention as the only award of this contest. Link: goo.gl/MgR7xk & goo.gl/EnT5L2. It was also featured in “La Gazzetta del Mezzoggiorno” on 25th May 2018 & in “Agenda Brindisia” on 8th June 2018, both are Newspapers of Italy & this image was featured in them as a part of an article on this exhibition.
45. Accepted in 2nd PCA National Digital Salon 2018 [pcasalon.co.in].
46. Accepted in Island and Sea 23rd International Photo Exhibition-2018 [fotoklubkornat.hr]
47. Received an Honorable Mention in Tell Me Your Story contest organized by sillesanat.com for its members in 2018 and received a photo book by Mustafa Eser as prize. Another two images titled Worlds apart & Innocent peddler of death also accepted in this contest. Link: goo.gl/e2Az4P & goo.gl/n8okSY
48. Accepted in 1st FIP Grand International Print Salon 2018 [fip.org.in] and featured in the Salon eCatalog.
49. Awarded a FIAP HM in Mersin Metropolitan Municipality-International Photography Contest-2018 and featured on their website [goo.gl/Jm2jV2].
50. This is one of the two images that has been selected for ANTARAGNI2018 Photography Contest & Exhibition organized by IIT-Kanpur & Chiiz Magazine.
51. Accepted in PreFoto-2018 [prefoto.org].
52. Accepted in 5th FIP Grand International Digital Circuit-2018 [Fullframe Camera Club Judging]. Link: fip.org.in
53. Accepted in WPAI Circuit 2018-Delhi judging [wpaidelhi.com]
54. Accepted in Adriatic Circuit 2018-PCA Judging. [pca-exhibition.com/adriatic]
55. Awarded PGS Diploma in Adriatic Circuit 2018-PGS Judging. [pca-exhibition.com/adriatic]
56. Accepted in Exposure-2018 [onlinepac.org].
57. Accepted in 3rd Photo Contest Bulgaria-2018 [photocontestbg.org]
58. Awarded a Certificate of Merit in WPAI Circuit 2018-Dhanbad judging [wpaidelhi.com]
59. Accepted in WPAI Circuit 2018-Ratlam judging [wpaidelhi.com]
60. Accepted in WPAI Circuit 2018-Pilkhuwa judging [wpaidelhi.com]
61. Accepted in Montage Circuit 2018-Focus Judging [montagecircuit.in]
62. FIAP Gold from 5th PANNONIA REFLECTIONS 2018. It was also featured on their website and printed catalog. [pannonia.si]
63. Accepted in 1st Creative Digipix National Salon-2018 [creativedigipix.in]
64. Awarded a Master of Light Silver Medal in S-Kadar 2018 2nd International Photography Exhibition [skadar.fotolcinium.com] and featured on their website under Award winning images. It was also featured in their eCatalog.
65. Accepted in Histogram Circuit-2019 [Hooghly Judging]. Link: hapclub.org
66. Accepted in Histogram Circuit-2019 [Bishnupur Judging]. Link: hapclub.org
67. Accepted in 7th KCA National Salon-2019 [kolkatacreativeart.in]
68. Accepted in 7th MIROC Digital Circuit-2019 [7th MIROC Exhibition Donji Milanovac-2019 Judging]. Link: photoclub-danube.com
69. Accepted in 7th EMPA International Digital Salon-2019 [empa.org.in]
70. Accepted in 2nd Moldova Image & Art Salon-2019 [fiap-psa-salons.com]
71. Accepted in 4th International Salon of Photography-VICTORY 2019 [victory-photo.club]
72. Awarded a PSA Gold Medal in Grand Photo Salon RIVNE-2019 [grandphotosalon.com.ua]. It is also featured in their website under awarded images.
73. Accepted in UNIQ-IMAGE 1st National CIRCUIT-2019 [Sun Shadow Society Judging]. Link: shutterbugartsociety.in
74. Accepted in UNIQ-IMAGE 1st National CIRCUIT-2019 [Foto Square Judging]. Link: shutterbugartsociety.in
75. Accepted in 2nd Pune International Digital Photography Salon 2019 [photosalon.co].
76. Awarded a Salon Diploma in Village 1st International Contest of Art Photography-2019 [village.fotokinoklub-smederevo.com] and featured under result page & eCatalog.
77. Accepted in Gran Print International Photography Circuit 2019-Michelangelo Judging. [granprint.it]
78. Awarded a HM in Gran Print International Photography Circuit 2019-Tiziano Judging. [granprint.it]. It was also featured on their website under awarded images and in the salon e-Catalog.
79. Accepted in 7th Greek Photographic Circuit-2019 [RHODOS Judging]. greekcircuit.com
80. Accepted in Foto Art International Super Circuit-2019 [Bishnupur Photographic Club Judging]. Fasc.in
81. Accepted in Foto Art International Super Circuit-2019 [MAP-Malda Judging]. Fasc.in
82. Accepted in Foto Art International Super Circuit-2019 [Shutter Speed-Alipurduar Judging]. Fasc.in
83. Accepted in Circuit Exhiition Portrait-2019 [Zajecar Judging]. photoclub202.com
84. Accepted in 2nd Azerbaijan Photo Salon-2019 [az.isphotoclub.com].
85. Awarded a PSA Gold in DPW WMC Circuit-2019 [Kula Judging]. Link: dpw.rs
86. Accepted in Rainbow 3rd International Circuit 2019 of Worlds of shadow Judging [ [rainbowcircuit.org]
87. Awarded a Photography Pathshala HM Ribbon in Rainbow 3rd International Circuit 2019 of Photography Pathshala Judging [rainbowcircuit.org]
88. Accepted in 1st International Art Photographic Festival-Ecuador [artbureau.nyc].
89. Accepted in 5th KPA International Digital Salon-2019 [kpaclub.com].
90. Udayan has earned his cMoL distinction in Feb2019 and this is one of the eight images along with his bio & profile pic published in cMoL Distinction Holders page. [masteroflight.org/1214-2]
91. Accepted in Boka Bay 2019 [Ohrid Judging] Link: exhibitions.photo
92. Accepted in Boka Bay 2019 [Cacak Judging] Link: exhibitions.photo
93. Accepted in Boka Bay 2019 [Perasto Judging] Link: exhibitions.photo
94. Accepted in Beautiful Life-2019 [internationalsalons.net].
95. Accepted in Sun’s Shadow 2nd National Salon-2019 [csssociety.com].
96. Accepted in Shutterbug Art Society Judging of Photowinners 1st International Circuit-2019 [photo-world.org]
97. Awarded a Photo-World Certificate of Merit in Winstage Photography Judging of Photowinners 1st International Circuit-2019 [photo-world.org]
98. Accepted in PCA Judging of Balkan Dream Circuit-2019 [pca-exhibition.com]
99. Accepted in 9th Arctic Exhibition of Photographic Art-2019 [arcticexhibition.no]
100. Awarded a Chairman Choice Medal in PHA International Photo Contest-2019 [photohunters.in]
101. Accepted in 1st Ujaan National Salon-2019 [ujaanclub.online]
102. Accepted in 1st Indian Viewfinder International Digital Salon 2019 [fip.org.in]
103. Awarded a Photo club Infinity Gold Medal in Panorama-2019 [panorama.fotodoboj.com]
104. Awarded a PSA Bronze Medal in the 20th Macao International Salon of Photography 2019 [salon.psm.org]
105. Accepted in DCC Dhanbad Judging of JCM Circuit 2019 jcmcircuits.com]
106. Accepted in Good Light-2019 [lumiere.at]
107. Accepted in Cyprus International Digital Photo Competition-2019 [cps-cidpc.com]
108. Asia Pacific Region Winner of CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year-2019. Prize is a Coffee Table Book with all the winning images and Photography Equipment worth USD1000 from bestbuy.com with paid custom duty & shipping! Udayan has opted for a DJI Mavic Air with Fly More Combo Drone-Onyx Black+Extra Battery+SanDisk Extreme PLUS 128GB microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card. [bit.ly/cbreupoty]. Unfortunately, it was not cleared the import custom in India and Udayan never received it.
109. Accepted in Serbia Judging of 4th Danube Digital Circuit-2019 [photoclub-danube.com]
110. Awarded a FIAP HM in FFPC Judging of Vintage International Circuit-2019 [vintagecircuit.in]
111. Accepted in Lenscript Judging of Vintage International Circuit-2019 [vintagecircuit.in]
112. Honorable Mention from Monovision Photography Awards-2019 [monovisionsawards.com]
113. Accepted in JCM Judging of Fotocraft Circuit-2019 [jcmcircuits.com].
114. Accepted in PPC Judging of Fotocraft Circuit-2019 [jcmcircuits.com].
115. This is one of the 22 images of Udayan exhibited in 1st Armenian International Photo Fest-2019 at Yerevan from 24th Aug to 28th Sep. [amphotofestival.com]
116. Winner [Crowd 1st] of Newspaper Challenge organized by photocrowd.com in 2019. [bit.ly/2Kszywa]
117. Accepted in NPC Judging of Fotocraft Circuit-2019 [jcmcircuits.com]
118. Awarded a WPAI Gold in PAUA Judging of Fotocraft Circuit-2019 [jcmcircuits.com]
119. Awarded a Certificate of Merit in SCC Judging of Fotocraft Circuit-2019 [jcmcircuits.com]
120. Accepted in Dewas Judging of MP Circuit-2019 [wpaidelhi.com]
121. Accepted in Indore Judging of MP Circuit-2019 [wpaidelhi.com]
122. Accepted in Ratlam Judging of MP Circuit-2019 [wpaidelhi.com]
123. Accepted in Creative Art Judging of AGCP Circuit-2019 [agcpcircuit.org]
124. Accepted in South Asia Photography Society Judging of AGCP Circuit-2019 [agcpcircuit.org]
125. Awarded a PSA HM Ribbon in 6th Infinity-2019 [infinity.fotodoboj.com]
126. Accepted in POKROVA PhotoVernissage-2019 [c61.startphotocontest.com]
127.Awarded a FIAP Gold in World Eco Photo-2019 [worldecophoto.ru]
128. It was used in a poster of 6th Edition of Pannonia Reflections-2019 International Salon of Photography and featured in their website at pannonia.si and on their fb page cover [bit.ly/pannoniareflection]
129. Accepted in Salon Patagonia-Argentina Judging of f2 Circuito 2019 [f2sociedadfotografica.com]
130. Awarded a f2 Bronze medal in Salon Noroeste-Argentina Judging of f2 Circuito 2019 [f2sociedadfotografica.com]
131. Awarded a FCHF Gold Medal in Salon Concepcion-Chile Judging of f2 Circuito 2019 [f2sociedadfotografica.com]
132. Accepted in Greece Judging of 4th Pacific-Atlantic International Photographic Circuit-2019 [pacificatlantic-photo.com]
133. Awarded a GAP Bronze Medal in Singapore Judging of 4th Pacific-Atlantic International Photographic Circuit-2019 [pacificatlantic-photo.com]