Debarchan Chatterjee, born and brought up in Kolkata, India. A self-taught photojournalist who has worked with several international agencies as a freelance photojournalist . He currently works as a news photojournalist based in Kolkata for ZUMA Press Agency ( USA) and Nur Photo Agency ( Italy ) .Debarchan Chatterjee is also a full time member of Diversify Photo . As a photographer , his work largely revolves around the genre of news reportage and documentary photography , with focus on narrating the social , political and religious atmosphere of India through his camera. Recently he has the opportunity and experience to cover Indias Lok sabha election 2019 in an around eastern part of the country for his agency and Deutsche Presse-Agentur (Germany ). Currently he is employed to cover the COVID-19 outbreak in the state of West Bengal and India at large.


Awards and Publications

  • Winner ( Honorable mention ) , Andrei Stenin Photojournalism Contest , Russia 2019.

  • Finalist Nominee Xposure Awards 2020 - 2021 , Sharjah , UAE .

  • Publication for Dodho magazine ( Barcelona ).

  • 1st Runner up, Photojournalism , Kolkata Short Film Festival.

  • Finalist of Hipae 2018-19 in Category Hope and General ( UAE ).

  • Published in The Wall Street Journal.

  • Published in Guardian.

  • Publication in DOCU MAGAZINE , November 2020 Issue.

  • Picture of the year 2019 by ZUMA Press ( USA ).

  • Finalist of The Hindu Photojournalism Awards 2018.

  • Interview publication with Sputnik News ( Russia ) and SAKAL Times ( India ).

  • Contributing photographer to coffee table books “The temporary calcuttan ” and ” Calcutta now and then “.



  • Digital exhibition in Kolkata International Photography festival 2019.

  • Exhibition for NPC club ( Bangladesh ).

  • Exhibited in various local photo clubs.

  • Forthcoming travelling exhibition for Andrei stenin awards.


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