He won the gold medal for his Red Whisker Bulbul picture in the wildlife photography category and bagged a bronze in the black and white art photography section, for a picture titled ‘fear’. He also won a certificate of merit for the picture of a bull race in Andhra Pradesh.
12 pictures selected
“Though I was not sure of winning three prizes, I had expected some recognition in the competition,” said an elated Byakod.
As many as 12 of his pictures were selected for display at the mega photography exhibition.
Organised by Ganga Kalyan Seva Samiti of Ahmedabad, Gujarat in association with the Federation of Indian Photography, the championship saw international wildlife photographers D K Sinha, Anil Risal Singh and Subhir Roy as part of the jury.