1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
"Children of Kalash Pakistan"
Wealth in this world is children. Capturing the last pure people from being forgotten. Taking this responsibility for the history of mankind, I want to contribute & share with the world the importance of humanity & understanding traditions. The Kalasha children are a Dardic indigenous people residing in the Chitral District of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. They are considered unique among the peoples of Pakistan. They have a unique ancient culture.
Biography: Donell Gumiran is a Design Director based in Dubai. From a very young
age, his love for visual arts has led him into the world of photography and brand design. His strongest photographic skill is in capturing the emotions of people in
everyday life situations. His passion for preserving memories of the human life has led him to win various international photography competitions. Donell's work has also been published in both local and international publications.