And it’s time for finalist #7 in the Nature India Photo Contest 2020 themed ‘pandemic’:
Aishwarya Nilakhe, New Delhi
Photo Caption: All-pervasive pandemic
“A researcher at the National Institute of Immunology in New Delhi, picks up a forgotten hobby to relieve the mental stress of the pandemic but ends up painting the very malady he is trying to get his mind away from. Painting by Owais Rashid Hakeim.” — Aishwarya Nilakhe
Many congratulations Aishwarya for featuring in the top 10 of the Nature India Photo Contest!
The Nature India editorial and design teams have chosen ten stunning finalists, that will be rolled out (in no particular order of merit) over the next few days. These entries have been judged for novelty, creativity, quality and print worthiness. Nature India’s final decision to chose the winner will be partly influenced by the engagement and reception these pictures receive here at the Indigenus blog, on Twitter and on Facebook. To give all finalists a fair chance, we will consider the social media engagement each picture gets only during the first seven days of its announcement. The final results will be announced sometime in early February 2021.
The winning pictures will get cash prizes worth $350, $250 and $200 respectively. The top 10 finalists will be featured here, on Nature India’s blog Indigenus and in our subsequent annual issue.
The winner and runners-up will also receive a copy of the Nature India Annual Volume 2020 and a bag of Nature Research goodies. Winning entries stand a chance of being featured on the cover of one of our forthcoming print publications.