World Photography Day 2022: Indian photographers who changed the world


Homai Vyarawalla

Homai Vyarawalla was India’s first woman photojournalist. She began her career in 1938 working for the Bombay Chronicle, capturing photos of daily life in the city

Adnan Abidi

Adnan Abidi is a Delhi-based photographer. Abidi has been part of three Pulitzer Prize-winning packages for photography as part of Reuters' photography team

Danish Siddiqui

Danish Siddiqui clicked the best picture of his life before dying on duty after having come in the line of fire during Afghanistan’s take over by the Taliban. In 2022, Adnan Abidi, Amit Dave, Danish Siddiqui, and Sanna Irshad Mattoo won Pulitzer for 'images of COVID’s toll in India'

Kulwant Roy

Kulwant Roy worked in pre and post-Independent India chronicling the Independence movement. In the 1930s, he began to document the activities of the Congress, and his pictures thus feature several leaders of the time