Harsha Vadlamani

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Bengaluru, India

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Harsha Vadlamani

I'm an independent photojournalist based out of Bengaluru and Hyderabad, India. My work focuses on agrarian crisis, environment and issues of development and displacement.


Selected Commissions and Publications:

The New York Times Magazine, Financial Times Magazine, The New York Times, GEO, Al Jazeera, CNN, BBC, Wired, Reuters, Capital (Germany), Quartz, Forbes India, OPEN, The Caravan, Tehelka, The Indian Express, Fountain Ink, India Today, Mint, The Week, The Sunday Guardian and Entrepreneur India.

Non-profit clients include Greenpeace India, Oxfam India, Amnesty International India, The Clinton Foundation, Teach for America, Worldvision India, HLFPPT, India HIV/AIDS Alliance, Public Health Foundation of India and Wadhwani Foundation.


English Hindi Kannada Telugu

Photographs shot on assignment for The New York Times Magazine. July 2015.


Photo essay on the effects of the drought in Marathwada region in west-central India. Al Jazeera, April 2016.


Photo essay on the Muria tribals, who were caught in the crossfire between the Maoist rebels, Salwa Judum vigilantes and Central Reserve Police Force in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Foreign Affairs, March 2016.


Photo essay on the protests that followed the suicide of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit research scholar at the University of Hyderabad, in January 2016. Al Jazeera, February 2016.

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