Silhouette - Professional

Untitled 03

Girish Menon
India

Nominee

"Untitled 03"
FORT COCHIN, KERALA, INDIA MARCH 2010. The mammoth Chinese fishing nets that line the coast along Fort Cochin in the southern state of Kerala in India are a sustainable source of livelihood for the fishermen living there.

Biography: Girish Menon has been an editorial fine art photographer since 2002. A solo-backpacking trip from Mumbai across the Southern tip of India way back in 2003, turned life around for Menon. Having set off with a camera and 30 rolls of film, this I.T. programmer discovered a world he didn�t know existed; an organic world � simple, pristine and beautiful. As an explorer, Menon �saw strange places and met stranger people�. Life was never the same again. Formal training in photography immediately followed. The young lens man travelled through Maharashtra, publishing numerous photo essays...

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