Money Sharma

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Money Sharma
Born (1986-07-22) July 22, 1986 (age 32)
Residence Mumbai, India
Occupation Photographer

Money Sharma is an award-winning photographer, photojournalist and journalist from Mumbai, India[1] and his images have appeared in National Geographic, The Scotsman, Daily News (New York), Mail Online, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Hindustan Times and several other national and international publications.

Early life and career[edit]

Money Sharma was born in Lucknow and bought up in Varanasi, till he completed his schooling at Ramnagar, Varanasi. Money later moved to New Delhi and graduated in Mass Communication. He started his career in New Delhi in the year 2005 and later moved on to Mumbai in 2006 to work as a journalist. Later, he joined Bollywood Hungama as an assistant editor.[2] In 2011, he left journalism to pursue his interest in photography as a full-time profession. That same year, he won National Geographic Channel India’s Nat Geo Moment Awards III title. During his photography career, he has had a learning association with World Press Photo winner and Pulitzer Prize nominated photojournalist Arko Datta and experienced photographer Steve Winter.[3]


He got National Geographic Channel India’s Nat Geo Moment Awards III in the year 2011[1] and the prize winning photograph was taken on 10 November 2010 during Ganga Aarti (worshipping the river Ganges) at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi.[4] Steve Winter, who was the judge, opinioned that the prize winning photograph "... is a classic composition."[4]


  1. ^ a b Chandni (1 November 2011). "Mumbai based Photographer Wins Nat Geo Moment Awards". Better Photography. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Sharma, Money (26 March 2009). "Pyramid Saimira to sell Aurona Technologies". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Scanned image". The Times of India. 21 September 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2012.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)
  4. ^ a b "Nat Geo Moments Awards III goes to Money Sharma". Retrieved 12 October 2012. 

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