Photo comp: Mrinaal Deep Joshi, Nepal
Mrinaal Deep Joshi
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Favourite memory of the Award:
Winning the 1st runner up in the photography contest organized by duke of Edinburgh Nepal(Winning photo is uploaded down below.) and winning best photographer of the month by Nikon kids photo club, Dubai.
Biggest challenge from doing the Award:
In COVID pandemic we had to go through lot, just to click a photo. We had to go to different places which was not safe at that time but we took the risk just to complete the photography.
Have you continued any of your Award activities? If so, what:
Yes, I am still continuing my duke bronze activity. I have been doing photography regularly and my swimming as well. Duke helped me to enhance my swimming skill which helped me lo to perform better in 9th National game to represent my province.
Tell us the story behind your photo:
In 2015, Nepal went through a devastating earthquake. Which left our country stranded and baffled. People had to grow through a lot, as a poor nation they had to grow through economically problem, health and other aspect. People in Nepal had no option rather than fighting . About 9,000 people were killed, many thousands more were injured, and more than 600,000 structures in Kathmandu and other nearby towns were either damaged or destroyed. Partnership and many other multinational companies had left the partnership with Nepal. After this phenomenon houses and infrastructure were still not made because of the bad governance of Nepal. All people could do was unite and be strong so what I am trying to show, the story behind this photo is that how people are being united and is helping each other to rise once again. The woods that are holding the houses indicates the hands of people who are saving their own life and country only by thin margin. So, I thought to click this photo by indicating its value and importance. This picture has got a lot of meaning a painful stories behind it. This is how I named this photo "We will rise again".
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