Social snaps win £8,000 photography prize: Instagram images of teenage pregnancies in Latin America, Ethiopian street life and Indian coal miners are featured in exhibition 

Social snaps win £8,000 photography prize: Instagram images of teenage pregnancies in Latin America, Ethiopian street life and Indian coal miners are featured in exhibition 
 

Instagram may have become popular largely because of endless selfies by reality TV stars like Kim Kardashian but it also home to some of the most breath-taking photography in the world. 
Mrs Kanye West may have 83 million followers compared to Ronny Sen's 1,911 but it is the latter whose extraordinary photographs of the burning coal mines in India's Jharkhand state have won him one of this year's coveted Getty Images Instagram Grants.
The $10,000 prize might be small change for a Kardashian but it is a princely sum for a photographer operating in one of India's poorest states.
Mr Sen, who... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Travel, Views: 42
Source: Daily Mail
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