Altaf Qadri

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Altaf Qadri, born in Srinagar, Kashmir, is an Indian photojournalist.

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  • Honorable Mention in Contemporary Issues Stories from the World Press Photo 2013.
  • Third place in General News category by The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar 2012
  • First place in People in News category by the World Press Photo, 2011.
  • Second place in General News category by Media Federation of India, 2011.
  • Finalist in the World Understanding Award category by Pictures of Year (POYi), 2011.
  • Award of Excellence in General News category by Pictures of Year (POYi), 2011.
  • Third place in the feature photography by National Headliner Awards 2010.
  • Winner of First place in General News Story category in India Press Photo Contest 2008 by The Indian Express Ramnath Goenka Foundation
  • Best Published Picture Story category in 2008, by National Press Photographers Association.
  • Awarded The Paola Biocca International Reportage Award 2008 by International Journalism Festival, Italy. [1]
  • Winner of the All Roads Photography Program by National Geographic Society for the year 2007.
  • Nominated for the 11th International Festival of Photojournalism, Spain.[2]
  • His photo story titled Kashmir: Paradise in Pain won the bronze prize in the War & Disaster News category in the China International Press Photo (CHIPP) Contest 2007.
  • His picture story about the conflict in Kashmir titled Kashmir: Paradise in Pain won him Special Jury Prize at the 3rd DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards 2007.[3]
  • First Prize in "One Weeks Work" category by Pictures of the Year International (POYi) 2007.
  • Honorable Mention in the Nature & Environmental News Story category in the 3rd CHIPP Contest 2007.
  • His picture of Kashmir village children playing cricket gave him the First prize in Sports Action and Feature category in the ‘India Press Photo 2006 by The Indian Express Ramnath Goenka Foundation.[4]
  • Outstanding Award in Spot News at the 2nd China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) 2006.
  • Outstanding Award in General News at the 2nd China International Press Photo Contest (CHIPP) 2006.
  • Second prize in the International News Pictures Story Category in the 'Best of Photojournalism 2005" by National Press Photographers Association (NPPA).[5]
  • In 2005 his picture story on the Orphans of Kashmir titled Orphans of War was judged Best Story in 'General News' category at Mumbai Press Photo Contest 2005.
  • Second prize in 'General News singles' category at Mumbai Press Photo Contest 2005.
  • Third prize in 'Sports Action singles' category at Mumbai Press Photo Contest 2005.
  • Third prize in 'People in the News singles' category at Mumbai Press Photo Contest 2005.

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