The NiF Photography Awards 2018 were announced at the Festival. Check out the photo story below to find out all the category winners, runner ups and special mentions.
An expert in Zoology, Botany, and Evolutionary Biology, Divya Mudappa is a senior scientist at Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore. She heads the Western Ghats Rainforest programme. Divya's primary research area is in the field of tropical ecology, particularly of rainforests, restoration ecology and conservation biology. In addition, she is also interested in small carnivores, hornbills, plant-animal interactions and animal behaviour.
Jayaprakash is an ITES professional and an award-winning wildlife photographer. He was born and raised in the hills of Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu. After 18 years, he took a break from the corporate world to pursue his passion for nature photography and travel. He recently won the Grand prize title as the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year 2017 and the Singapore Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017. He has been published by Nat Geo, BBC and several international magazines.