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Kalyan Chattopadhyay

Country: India

Hi, I am Kalyan Chattopadhyay, a Kolkata, India based travel photographer. Over the past 5 years I have been actively associated with the field of photography - a passion turned into profession.
My captures have been published in various websites & photo competitions of both national & international acclaim such as National Geographic "Your Shot" Edition, for 7 times in a row, along with regular publishing on and I have been conferred with the Special Award in the “All India Photography Competition – Exhibition *My Beautiful India*” organised by the Russia India Cultural Exchange (RICE), along with two of my photos also being selected for open – air exhibition held by the HQ of the Russian Geographical Society, St. Petersburg. An exclusive achievement of mine was when six of my photos got room in the archive of K.G. Maheshwari Foundation, Mumbai, India. One of my recent captures has been selected to be published in the “All About Photo’’ magazine, U.S.A. in "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2020". I have been honoured with over 70+ Awards (National & International) including Bronze, Silver & Gold Medals from Federation of India Photography (FIP), Photographic Society of America (PSA), Master of Light (MOL), International Union of Photographers (IUP), Image Colleague Society International (ICS), International Union of Photographers (IUP) etc. for my contribution in the field of photography.

Recently, I have been awarded with Distinction EFIAP (Excellence FIAP) from Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique (France), an organisation recognized by UNESCO, and EFIP from Federation of Indian Photography, Hon. PESGSPC from Cyprus, Hon. AVTVISO, India, Hon. CPE from Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society, Romania, and SSS/Y distinction from Sille Sanat Sarayi, Turkey for my photographic development & achievements.
I have also been a Jury Member of several National and International Photography Competitions.
A club by the name of Seen Shot Society is led by me. It is a way for me to promote the ideals of photography and enhance the skills of new photographers. Under the banner of Seen Shot Society, I have organized two National and two International Photography Competitions, both of which were widely acclaimed, with more to be arranged in the future.
To experience a part of my photographic journey and to connect with me on social media, please click on the links provided below – 
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