Canon India in association with wildlife and environment event organisers, Nature Wanderers held the second edition of its live photography contest, Cannon Wild Clicks, in the Ranthambhore National Park.
Held between 26-29 January, the contest aimed to give a platform to amateur and hobbyist photographers to showcase their skills. The first edition was held at Corbett.
Wildlife film-maker, photographer and conservationist, Mike Pandey was the judge for the event while wildlife photographs, Shivang Mehta and Aditya Singh were part of the jury.
''There is a wealth of talent in the field of nature and wildlife photography that goes unrecognised. Through Canon Wild Clicks, photographers are given the apt platform and an equal opportunity to showcase their talent,'' said Kahini Ghosh Mehta, founder and chief naturalist for Nature Wanderers.
Kolkata based photographer Dipanjan Mitra won the contest. In addition, there were five theme winners under the categories of birds, landscapes, culture and heritage, mammals and abstracts.
The event is supported by National Geographic and Earth Matters Foundation, a NGO dedicated to environment and wildlife conservation.