Guwahati-based digital media organization, The News Mill, is celebrating its fifth year of operations with a special photography contest highlighting the best of Northeast India.
The digital media start-up has announced a photo contest called “Celebrating Magical Northeast” calling for photographers – both amateur and professionals – to submit photographs highlighting the varied culture, nature and colours of the region.
Collaborating with Shyam Steel, the contest also includes a special category called “Building Northeast with Shyam Steel”, which will feature infrastructure and various development projects of the region.
Speaking on the initiative, Jayanta Deka, digital editor at The News Mill said: “Through this photography contest, we want to reach out to our 4+ lakh followers on our social channels to share the best they see about the region. We all love Northeast and through this contest, we are celebrating the vivid culture and colours of the region.”
Looking forward to bring out the best of the Northeast through the eyes of the participants, Megha Beriwala, VP-Marketing, Shyam Steel, said: “The Northeast has it all, the region is endowed with the beauty of nature. The culture here is vast, and there is enormous potential for development. It will be very enlightening and refreshing to engage with young talented photographers of the region. The photography contest will be a fantastic opportunity to visualize their perspectives on Northeast. Shyam Steel has proactively undertaken various development initiatives in the region and we will continue supporting it through various activities. My best wishes are with all the participants. Let us bring out the best of Northeast through your photographs. Good Luck to all.”
Founded in 2016, The News Mill is a growing digital media organization based out of the Northeast region. Apart from regular news bytes from the Northeast region, The News Mill has been instrumental in organizing various crowdfunding campaigns for flood relief etc. With more than 4 lakhs followers on Facebook and Instagram, The News Mill has aptly contributed to the cause through crowdfunding campaigns and hosting relief concerts.