Pranav C R a student of the National Institute of Engineering (NIE), studying in 8th semester in Industrial & Production Engineering is one of the top eight finalists and the only participant from south India who was selected in Youth4clicks competition.
Youth4clicks a competition organised by Indies premier wildlife magazine `Saevus’. This competition mainly aims at providing a platform to young and talented wildlife photographers who are less than 30 years. Only eight finalists across the country were chosen through a series of online and telephonic interviews. The finalists were mentored by pioneer wildlife photographers through on-field and classroom sessions conducted at Khaziranga National Park in Assam.
Pranav is the son of C S Ramaswamy and Savithri. He is an avid nature and wildlife lover, pursuing nature and wildlife photography from the past five years. He has won several awards, including ‘Nature in Focus Seasons Award. His wildlife photos displayed at esteemed Mysuru zoo, photo shortlisted as Sanctuary Asia’s wildlife photographer of the year awards. Apart from photography Pranav loves automobile modeling, short film making, nature and wildlife conservation activities, travelling and hiking.