Youngest and First Indian to be Wildlife Photographer of The Year
Aishwarya Sridhar is an Indian wildlife photographer, wildlife presenter, and documentary filmmaker. She is the youngest girl to have won the Sanctuary Asia- Young Naturalist Award and the International Camera Fair. She recently won the ‘Highly Commended’ award at the Wildlife Photography of the Year 2020. The 23-year old’s photo titled Lights of Passion was chosen among 50,000 entries from over 80 countries worldwide. She also became the first Indian to win the coveted award.
Activism Photographer based out of Sn̓ʕaýčkstx
Mike Graeme is a settler photojournalist of Scottish, Irish, and English descent living on unceded Sn̓ʕaýčkstx territory. His work has been published in The Nation, The Narwhal, National Geographic Blog, CBC, and The Tyee, among others.
Wildlife Photographer based out of UK
Ali bought his first camera to use it in his first trip to Dubai. As a young kid, he was interested in photographing the activities in Dubai’s waterparks rather than anything else. A couple of years later, he bought his first DSLR camera (Canon 550d) also to be able to get great photos and memories from his visit to the UK. In Kuwait, he used to photograph sunsets and sunrises once or twice a month and had a small nature reserve at home where he photographed spiders and butterflies in great detail. In 2014 he started his Engineering course in England. Now, he has a Canon 1dx II + Canon 200-400mm and visits private hides to photograph the common British birds without any harm or disturbance.
International Make-Up Artist
Marcelo Pedrozo, an Argentinian Make up artist has over 13 years of experience in the beauty industry. He is a lover of minimalism but searching for new trends, proposes the creation of a particular style to leave an imprint of his signature. He has worked with famous Indian celebrities such as Disha Patani, Nora Fatehi, and Shruti Hassan.
Vanessa, more famously known as, cutcreaser, is a 21 year old, Latinx talent from Queens, New York. Mastering editorial and graphic makeup, Vanessa’s artistry has created viral glam moments which is a testimony to Vanessa’s creativity and originality in this space. Vanessa has solidify herself in this space as the graphic liner, golden hour glam and has locked major partnerships with Revlon, Milk Makeup, Urban Decay and her first ever product collaboration with By Melolops.
Freja Berman is a young and creative make-up artist whose forte is to do colourful make-up in the sunlight. Freja hails from Denmark and is a confident young woman who has been working on make-up since she was 17. A lot of times thought of a look just pops into her mind, but it could also be based on a colour story, a pattern or a shape she has seen somewhere.
Meg Adams is a comics and story artist based in Seattle. On rainy days, you can find her bundled up with her dog, sipping coffee and working on a variety of projects ranging from comics to graphic novels. Aside from art, Meg loves playing video games with her husband Carson, cooking with Food Network in the background, and taking her sweet pup Boedy out on adventures.
Valerie and Alex
Valerie & Alex, a young and creative travel couple with a passion for photography and travelling. Valerie is from Paris (France), and Alex from Turin (Italy). They met in London while working in the same company, and it was love at first sight. At first, they did only short travels around Europe as there was not enough time to explore every corner of the country with only a few days holiday and a full-time job. So after trying the 9-5 life, they quickly realized that we were not made to stay in one place. They love to discover new cultures, meet new people, and explore new corners of this big world!
Award-Winning Rubik’s Cube Artist
Sumeet Dwibedy is a mining graduate from Deogarh, Odisha who aspires to be a professional Rubik’s cube artist. There are a lot of things unexplored in Rubik’s Cube art. Sumeet doesn’t want to be limited to make faces with 500 cubes but aims to create themed portraits with 3000 cubes and 3d portraits or dual sided portraits. Being from an orthodox Middle-class family and aspiring to do Rubik’s art professionally was a challenge for Sumeet. Yet he successfully designed a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi with 1927 Rubik’s cube and coordinated 364 students under ‘team Mari Mosaics which featured into the Asia book of Records for most participation for a Rubik’s cube mosaic. Celebrities like Shreya Ghosal, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Ayushmann Khurana have left their impressions on his Rubik’s cubes.
Asia Book of Records Hacker
Azhar is a 16 Years old young National and International Record Holder student, hailing from a small district Bagalkot of Karnataka, is a grandmaster of Information Technology at such a young age. In April 2020, he set a World Record in the Information Technology category for programming ‘Most undetectable Android and Computer Viruses’. In November 2020, he set records in the India Book of Records and Asia Book of Records and got the title, ‘Youngest To Conduct Training Sessions for Teachers’ for helping out more than 4000 teachers all over the country in the Pandemic.