29.08.2013 in23:35 in Documentary -->
Siddharth Jain is a freelance photographer from India. He took up photography while working as a manager for a MNC after completing a degree in business administration from IIFT, Delhi in 2005.
Since then he has been selected to attend workshops such as Young Asian Photographers Workshop 2006 at Angkor Photography Festival), VII at Kashmir (2007) with Gary Knight and TPW’s Focus at Monferrato 2007 (Italy) with Stanley Greene and Kadir Van Lohuizen.
His work has been shown at festivals such as Foto Freo 2008, Fotonoviembre 2007,& Angkor Photography Festival 2006 ,2008. He has published for publications like Publico, Asian Geo, Passport Mag,Himal Mag and worked with Action Aid, The National,Dispatches Masterclass and SEEDS India.
Of late he has won TFA awards held in Bangalore in collaboration with Tasveer and showcased his first solo exhibition on Rajasthan at Angkor Photography festival.
His work is also distributed by Zuma Press (USA) and OnAsia Images (Singapore).
Recently he started an initiative “ Happy Camera Club” to teach photography to the underprivileged individuals.
Currently he is working on long term book project that involves work on Rajasthan. He also covers stories of human interest.