Asia's Premium Photo Festival

Asia's Premium Photo Festival

Asia's Premium Photo Festival

Navin Agarwal

About Me

I am a dedicated hobbyist photographer with a keen focus on capturing the essence of nature, wildlife, and travel through my lens. My journey in photography began during the COVID-19 lockdown, where I started with capturing sunsets and sunrises from the comfort of my home. Since then, I have expanded my portfolio to include bird photography and street photography, with a preference for candid moments that capture genuine emotions.ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACCOLADESActive participant in renowned National and International Salon Photography Competitions, securing over 100 awards and 350 image acceptances.– Distinctions achieved in photography:PPSA (Photographic Society of America)EFIP (Federation of Indian Photography)CR 2 (Crown 2 of Global Photographic Union)GENIUS (G.APS) AGILE PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, BANGLADESHAFIAP (Federation Internationale De L’Art Photographique)Other Achievements2023: Best Image selection (Theme – My Beautiful India) at the Russia-India Cultural Exchange Exhibition; another image ranked in the top 10, with 30 images exhibited in Kolkata, India, and St. Petersburg, Russia.2022: Two images selected in the top 30 at the Photography Exhibition organized by Russia-India Cultural Exchange, exhibited in Kolkata, India, and St. Petersburg, Russia. Media Recognition– Published images on NATGEO India’s Twitter handle.– Image selection by the Ministry of Information of Broadcasting, Government of India, for the International Tourism Day contest on social media X (formerly Twitter)– Featured collection of photos in the leading environmental magazine “Environ” under the theme “Birds in Action” (July 2022 issue).– Published photographs in the leading daily “Times of India,” Kolkata edition, and the reader’s contribution segment of Kolkata’s leading daily, “The Telegraph.”

Works Synopsis

The Image was shot at Purbasthali near Kolkata in West Bengal India. The place is famous for waders and many migratory birds visit Purbasthali in winters. Bird Photography is mostly done from the boats. I saw couple of "Ruffs" Fighting and in continous shoot mode got this phot.


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