• Renuka Puri was born in 1969 in a remote village in Himachal Pradesh. After studying in the village school, she completed high school from Haryana and then joined the Arts College, Chandigarh to pursue graphic design. She worked in an ad agency before taking to photography, a better medium, she feels, for expressing herself and a more satisfying career. After freelancing for a few magazines and the U.P. Tourism Department, she joined the Indian Express in 1997. Having captured a number of interesting subjects from fashion shows to political developments, she was chosen by Fuji films, in 2005, as one of the super six women photographers, and her work was displayed around the country. She continues to work for the Indian Express as principal photographer and lives in Delhi with her husband and ten-year-old son.

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