Close up: Photographer Saurabh Das

Photographer Saurabh Das was born in Durgapur, West Bengal, India, and got his Bachelor of Arts in English at the University of Calcutta. Das is currently based in New Delhi, India. He began his photojournalism career in New Delhi, first for the daily Asian Age, then for the AP. He then spent four years in Nigeria, working as a photographer for the AP in West Africa, before returning to New Delhi in 2005, where he is currently based. He has worked in Asia, Africa and the Middle East covering elections, wars, conflicts, volcanic eruptions, floods, earthquakes, plane and train crashes and heads of state and other important public figures, as well as the story of the common man.

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