September 2019 Trek Photographer Of The Month Nominations Are Out – Vote For Your Favourite Photographs

For the September 2019 Trek Photographer Of The Month contest, we received over 400 photo entries. And after the difficult, yet exciting task of shortlisting 10 nominations, we can say that there was a stiff competition between pictures from the Hampta Pass Trek and Gaumukh Tapovan Trek. You will see why!

Vote for your favorite photographs below. You can vote only once, so take a look at all the entries before you cast your vote.


The poll is open at the bottom of the page.

Here are the nominations –

1. Chandana Puttalingiah – Gaumukh Tapovan Trek (Entry 1)


Gaumukh Tapovan Trek – Chandana Puttalingiah – ‘The Morning Glory’

2. Ray Mascarenhas – Pin Bhaba Pass Trek


Pin Bhaba Pass Trek – Ray Mascarenhas – ‘Sunset at Phutsirang’

3. Chowdegowda MS – Rupin Pass Trek


Rupin Pass Trek – Chowdegowda M S – ‘Full screen recommended’

4. Karthik Chand – Annapurna Base Camp Trek


Annapurna Base Camp Trek – Karthik Chand – ‘Water as pure as the fresh mountain Air’

5. Preetham TS – Bali Pass – Ruinsara Tal


Bali Pass – Ruinsara Tal – Preetham TS – ‘The scary ridge walk’

6. Ankit Banerjee – Buran Ghati Trek


Buran Ghati Trek – Ankit Banerjee – ‘Arsh’

7. Neha Chauhan – Hampta Pass Trek


Hampta Pass Trek – Neha Chauhan – ‘Shadow play by the clouds at Chandratal’

8.  Praveen Bhajantri – Hampta Pass Trek


Hampta Pass Trek – Praveen Bhajantri – ‘A Lake Is The Landscpares Most Beautiful And Expressive Feature It Is Earths Eye’

9. Chandana Puttalingiah – Gaumukh Tapovan Trek (Entry 2)


Gaumukh Tapovan Trek – Chandana Puttalingiah – ‘Natures grandest backdrop.’

10. Rochika Jaiswal – Kedartal Trek


Kedartal Trek - Rochika Jaiswal - 'Reflection'
Kedartal Trek – Rochika Jaiswal – ‘Reflection’


Have you made up your mind? Which is your favorite photograph? Please vote below 🙂
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Voting has now been closed. Stay tuned for the results.


Soumya Krishnamurthy

Soumya Krishnamurthy is part of the Content Team at Indiahikes. She loves trekking, running, and petting dogs. She has interned with The Hindu, Bengaluru, and the One Planet Foundation in Uttarakhand. She believes that content has the power to change trekking practices in India for the better, and that is what made her join Indiahikes.