Mysuru: Photojournalist S R Madhusudan, who has acquired a winning habit in the field of wildlife photography, has yet again won the first place in the annual competition organized by the Mysuru zoo this year.
He has captured a hair-raising shot of a tiger chasing a herd of spotted deer, which depicts the ferocity of the predator as well as the desperate run for life by the targets. This picture has just won the first place in the competition.
Madhusudan, the winner
The winning entry, ‘Tiger attacking the deer’
The panel of judges comprised of M N Jayakumar IFS, retired assistant principal chief conservator of forests, Dinesh Kumble and R G Srikant.:
The winners in the wildlife category are
1. Madhusudhan S R, First
2. S Shylajesh, Second
3. Bhaskar M R, Third
G S Ravi Shankar, C Manjunath, Abhishek M B and Vishwanath B won the certificates of merit in the category.
The winners in the zoo category are:
1. Mysore N Murali, First
2. Pruthvi B, Second
3. G S Ravi Shankar, Third
Certificates of merit in the category were won by Renu B G Certificate, Varunkumar S, M S Basavanna and Shivaprasad.
About Madhusudan S R
Born in 1976 in Mysore, Madhusudan studied Photography and Photojournalism at the Chamarajendra Academy of Visual Arts (CAVA) in the city.
For ten years, he worked with Andolana daily newspaper. Over the past years, he has also been with a leading Kannada in the city as a photojournalist.
Madhusudan’s pics from Mangalorean.com archives
He has won the Best Photojournalist Award from the Mysore Press Club in 2008, 2009 and 2011. Other awards won by him include IIPC awards, Dum Dum Association Kolkata’s Photography award, Sam Circuit award at the national level.
He is a regular reader of this website, which has published several photographs of his in the past.