Writer | Traveler | Photographer
Candid & Contemporary Documentary Style Wedding Photography, Stylized Couple Shoots, Travel and Documentaries, Events, Feminist Themes ~ At New Delhi ~ For Sample / Portfolio Call @ 9953936006
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I am a Delhi based female candid and documentary style wedding photographer. I am a lawyer turned photographer, having learned the art on my own. I love to shoot weddings for the sheer joy and beauty that surrounds every wedding. I capture weddings in the most authentic documentary style so that the photographs are not just beautiful, stand alone, but also weave a wedding story.
Feminist Photographer: I am a feminist with a camera trying to capture woman in her myriad hues, moods, trials and tribulations. I use my work to fill gender gap in popular culture.
Story Teller: I am a story teller and capture human interest stories through my photos. I love to take portraits, because every individual face has a story and because I love to make people feel beautiful.
Traveller: I travel solo on a budget to various places in India to explore questions of gender and public space, gender, travel, safety, and photo document my experiences. You can follow my solo woman budget travel experiences on Facebook.com/SWBTIndia
Writer: I write about women, gender, patriarchy, love, emotions, sexuality, films, advertising, popular culture and more. I am a Freelance Feature writer for various media houses.
All my Firstpost articles are here: http://www.firstpost.com/author/sanjuktab
All my Huffington Post articles here: http://www.huffingtonpost.in/sanjukta-basu/
Personal Blog: https://sanjukta.wordpress.com/
Sanjukta Basu is a Social Media and Communications Consultant, Feminist Scholar, Traveller, Writer, and Photographer.
She is one of India’s early bloggers having started her first blog in 2004. Her blog ‘This Is My Truth’ is a personal blog where she shares her life’s personal experiences questioning the line between personal and political. She also writes about feminism, sexuality, human rights, religion, politics, feminist interpretation of films and advertisement. She also regularly contributes to Huffington Post India, Women’s Web and several other web platforms.
In a span of 10 years her blog TIMT alone has published over 400 posts, which received over 550,000 unique page views and 2915 comments. Several of her blog posts have gone viral and have been shared over 10,000 times on Facebook and Twitter. She has been an active founder member of the Delhi and Bangalore bloggers community and under her leadership several community initiative have been successfully implemented, Bangalore Blogathon, Bloggers Collective at Bangalore Barcamp, Delhi Bloggers Meet with BBC, Free Hug campaign against Mangalore pub attack to name a few. Her blogging and community activities have received considerable online repute, media accolades (BBC World Radio, NDTV, Indian Express, The Hindu, Bangalore Mirror) and won her a TED Fellowship in Nov 2009.
Sanjukta is a public speaker who has spoken at several of India’s significant conferences and workshops on social media, digital media and social entrepreneurship including two TEDx events, namely, TEDxDTU (video) and TEDxITMU (Video). She has over 10 years of experience as trainer and guest lecturer at media colleges and NGO workshops on social media and blogging, including APJ School of Media and Communications, Centre for Science and Environment, Feminist Approach to Technology to name a few.
In 2010 she started a social enterprise, ‘Samyukta Media‘ to enable NGOs, Micro Small and Medium Enterprises and other unlikely groups realize the power of social & digital media and benefit from the internet revolution.
Currently, Sanjukta is involved in various self-initiated and self-funded writing, traveling and photography projects. To name a few, there is Single Woman Budget Traveller which is a photo documentary on Gender and Space. Sanjukta is an accomplished photographer; her photos have been exhibited in India and published in various national and International magazines. Some of the photos of Gender and Space project can be seen on Facebook album.
Sanjukta has a Bachelor degree in law, and over 10 years of work experience in multiple industries including High Court, Corporate Real Estate; Development Sector (Women Rights, Women Law); Digital communication (writing, editing, photography, content management). In some of her recent roles, she managed the Communications for PRIA, coordinated the Internet Outreach for Bell Bajao (Ring the Bell) Campaign by NGO Breakthrough and provided consultancy to Point Of View, Mumbai in launching their new website. Besides the formal Law degree she also completed diploma in Labour Law from Indian Law Institute, Certificate course in Sexually Rights Institute by TAARSHI and CREA, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneur’s program.