Shutterbug Photography Contest

Capture magic moments on your camera at any of our inspired resorts and win big! Submit your best snapshots using #Inspiredresorts and stand a chance to win ₹ 1 lakh.
Highlights from Season 1
THE 2016 GRAND PRIZE WINNER Last Year's Winner Received Rs. 1,00,000
Season 1 - Red Carpet Interviews

Denys Kumaran / Grand Prize Winner
Joshua Barton / Judge
Underwater Photographer
Sudhir Shivaram / Judge
Wildlife Photographer
Harish ShanthiKumar / Judge
Nature, Heritage & Sports Photographer
Ganesh Shankar / Judge
Fine Art Nature Photographer
Shan Re / Artist & Special Guest
Waseem Khan / Co Host
Balachandra Natarajan / Cafe Coffee Day Group Global
Director of Human Resources
Samit Sawhny / Barefoot Resorts & Leisure India Pvt. Ltd.
Founder & Managing Director
Art Serai - Shutterbug Photography Awards

Short listed photographs from our finalists
Joshua Barton speaks about underwater photography
Anand Menon hosts the show
Judges sign framed photographs for the finalists
Joshua Barton mingles with guests
Balachandra Natrajan gives a live interview
Waseem Khan asks the panel of judges questions about the selection process
Artist Shan Re painted the winning photograph on canvas to reveal the winner
Grand Prize winner Denys Kumaran holds her award winning photograph.(Judges left to right) Joshua Barton, Harish Shanthi Kumar, Ganesh Shankar & Sudhir Shivaram
Samit Sawhny hands a cheque for Rs. 1 lakh to winner, Denys Kumaran
Guests & finalists enjoy the event
Guests & finalists enjoy the event
Waseem Khan reviews the finalist's photographs
Actress Ragini Dwivedi with Waseem Khan
International Stand-Up Comedian, Actor & Columnist Rubi Chakravarti strikes a pose
Harish V smiles for the camera on the red carpet
Season 2
Last year's photo contest showcased some of the most beautiful photographs ever taken at the Serai & Barefoot Resorts. These dream destinations offer a stellar setting to capture some of the most captivating pictures ever seen in India and we are proud to have opened our doors to both budding and experienced photographers alike to showcase their talents in some of the most picturesque environments in the world. It's time once again to take your cameras out and start clicking at any of our four dream destinations to stand a chance of winning ₹ 1 lakh! If you don’t get the jackpot, you can still walk away with a 2N or 3N stay at The Serai or Barefoot at Havelock by being the best pick under each category. Do you have what it takes to be a winner? Click your best photos at or around any of our resorts and submit them under these categories -

Nature and Landscape

Shots must be inspired by nature. Captured moments can include: Wildlife, Sunrise, Sunset, Mountains, Beach, Vegetation, Underwater.


Shots must be inspired by architecture. Captured moments can include: The Serai or Barefoot at Havelock, Around the Serai or Barefoot at Havelock, History, Modern or local architecture

In and Around

Shots must be inspired by culture. Captured moments can include: Culture, People, Cuisine, Lifestyle, Livelihood, At or around The Serai or Barefoot at Havelock

My Moments

Shots must be inspired by you. Captured moments can include: Selfies, Family, Togetherness, Happiness, Memories, Activities.