Guwahati: City-based photographer Himadri Bhuyan has bagged the top spot in the prestigious “International Landscape Photographer of the Year” (ILPOTY) award in the category of “The Night Sky Award”.
Bhuyan has become the first Indian to have clinched the spot for a photo that is from India. He captured a photo of the night sky in Sohra, Meghalaya.
The shutterbug’s photo was selected from over 3,000 submissions all over the globe.
The International Landscape Photographer of the Year (ILPOTY) Award 2020 had presented 101 incredible landscape photographs with a truly international flavour, representing photographers and locations from all around the world.
The ILPOTY is an award show which is hosted annually to provide a stage for photographers around the world to showcase their skills on an international platform.
The award has two main prizes; “The Photograph of the Year” is awarded to best single landscape photograph, while the “The International Landscape Photographer of the Year” requires a set of four amazing images.
Hailing from Assam, Bhuyan tutors aspiring photographer on a personal level. His works were also were also featured in the 2014 Nat Geo Your Shot Daily Dozen and was also the assignment winner in Nat Geo Your Shot, for the same year.