Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
Smita Sharma is an Indian freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer based in between New York and Kolkata. Her work has been published in various national and international publications including CNN , The Washington Post, New York Times, BBC, The Globe and Mail, Spiegel, DailyMail UK, The Caravan Magazine among others. Her work has been screened at Visa pour l"Image, Perpignan, and exhibited in various countries including USA, France, Cambodia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, India, UK and Myanmar.
She is the recipient of The Washington Post Award at the Eddie Adams Workshop and National Silver and PVCHR Bronze Karmaveer Chakra for Protection of Human Rights at REX ConclIve in New Delhi.
Her ongoing project on Sexual Violence and Rape in India was exhibited as part of CSW-59 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and at TEDx conference, Yanbu City, Saudi Arabia.
Besides her freelance work, she is currently teaming up with National Geographic photographer Stephanie Sinclair, adding voice to the global campaign on child marriage -Too Young To Wed.
She graduated in photojournalism and documentary photography from the International Center of Photography, New York in 2013.
2013 - Washington Post Award, 2015 - National Silver & Bronze Karamveer Chakra
- Audio editing
- Video capture
- Video editing