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Arko Datta
Photojournalist - (Mumbai)
Pulitzer Prize nominee and winner of the 'Picture of the Year' at the World Press Photo 2004, Arko Datta has extensively covered news and sports across the world for the last two decades, which includes wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Kargil conflict, summer Olympics, cricket world cups, to name a few. His work has regularly appeared in most of the leading news papers and magazines like The New York Times, Washington Post, Guardian, International Herald Tribune, Time magazine, Newsweek, The Economist etc. Arko started his career at The Indian Express and since than has worked for The Telegraph, AFP and Reuters.
Ritam Banerjee
Photographer/photournalist - (Mumbai)
Ritam is one of the few photographers who has successfully traversed between photojournalism and commercial photography. Starting from photojournalistic assignments for Getty Images, Ritam has lately been shooting for high profile clients like DaimlerChrysler (Mercedes-Benz), Citigroup, GE, Jet Airways, BBC, Cosmopolitan, Incredible India campaign to name a few. Ritam believes in breaking the boundaries of photography, oft experimenting in different genres of photography. As Ritam puts it, life has been a "a procession of images" for him. Ritam has many solo photographic exhibitions to his credit - the latest being a solo exhibition of his work on Israel, organized by the Israeli consulate.
Atul Loke
Photojournalist - (Mumbai)
  Atul, a second-generation photographer, started his photography career as a darkroom assistant to his dad. After finishing the Bachelors degree, he joined a national daily and then worked with one of the Indias leading newsmagazine for more than a decade. He is currently an Independent photojournalist represented by the international picture agency "Panos Pictures". His work has been published in national and international magazines & newspapers like Newsweek, Time, Business week, Fortune, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Financial Times, Times London, Telegraph London, Independent, Guardian, Wall Street Journal etc. Atul has also worked with NGOs like Ford Foundation, Save the Childrens, Oxfam, Geneva Global and Action Aid etc. He has won several awards in the national press photography competitions. Atul is the recipient of the Young Portfolio Award in Japan. Also he was chosen recently amongst ten young photojournalist by World Press Photo to work on their book project, "New Stories" based on millennium development goals by UN. He was invited to shoot for Better City and Blue Planet Run Water Project book project. He has showcased his work in photo festivals in Photoquai in Paris, Reala, Fotopub, Angkor

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Atul Loke
Photojournalist - (Mumbai)
Atul, a second-generation photographer, started his photography career as a darkroom assistant to his dad. After finishing the Bachelors degree, he joined a national daily and then worked with one of the Indias leading newsmagazine for more than a decade. He is currently an Independent photojournalist represented by the international picture agency "Panos Pictures". His work has been published in national and international magazines & newspapers like Newsweek, Time, Business week, Fortune, Vanity Fair, Marie Claire, Financial Times, Times London, Telegraph London, Independent, Guardian, Wall Street Journal etc. Atul has also worked with NGOs like Ford Foundation, Save the Childrens, Oxfam, Geneva Global and Action Aid etc. He has won several awards in the national press photography competitions. Atul is the recipient of the Young Portfolio Award in Japan. Also he was chosen recently amongst ten young photojournalist by World Press Photo to work on their book project, "New Stories" based on millennium development goals by UN. He was invited to shoot for Better City and Blue Planet Run Water Project book project. He has showcased his work in photo festivals in Photoquai in Paris, Reala, Fotopub, Angkor
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Tunali Mukharjee
Photojographer - (Mumbai)
Tunali Mukherjee, is a freelance photographer based in Mumbai. She began her career with Hindustan Times, Mumbai where she shot everything ranging from daily news to sports and fashion. She then moved on to shooting for magazines like Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire, Sports Illustrated, etc. Her works been featured in Better Photography and Beautiful People as well. In 2008, she won the Silver prize for Best Spot News photography at the IFRA Asia Media Awards. She was part of the Young Asian Photographer's workshop conducted in Cambodia in 2008. In 2009, she won the Ibibo iFashion Photographer award for fashion photography. She was part of the Fair trade exhibition held in Kolkatta by the Drik Photo Agency. Her photographs have been published in magazines in UK and Europe, and her pictures were exhibited in a museum in Scotland as well.
Currently, she teaches photography to B.M.M. students at K.C. College and regularly shoots and writes for Midday, Femina, Sports Illustrated, Harpers Bazaar, etc.
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