Indian origin Karthik Subramaniam wins National Geographic's 'pictures of the year' contest

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Indian-origin engineer cum photographer Karthik Subramaniam's beautiful photo has topped National Geographic's 'Photo of the Year' contest 2023 beating over 5000 entries.

An overview of the news

  • His photograph, titled "Dance of the Eagles", was taken at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in Alaska.

  • The award was presented to him for a striking picture of an eagle struggling to settle on a tree branch.

  • The title of the picture is inspired by RRR Martin's popular novel 'A Dance with Dragons'.

  • Every November, hundreds of eagles gather at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska, to feed on salmon.

  • California-based software engineer Karthika started capturing wild images as a passion in 2020.

  • His 'Dance of the Eagles' will be the cover page of the May edition of National Geographic.

Other Pictures that honoured by Magazine 

  • Nomadic Kazakh eagle hunter -by Eric Esterle

  • Penguins crowd -by Rhez Solano

  • The Austrian Alps -by Alex Berger

  • Mount Rainier National Park, Washington -by W. Kent Williamson

  • 'Legends of the Fog’ -by Tihomir Trichkov

  • Arizona’s small desert owls - by Bruce Taubert

  • Maras in Peru -by An Li

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