WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2023
From our Overseas Bureau
An Indian American software developer turned-hobbyist photographer from Silicon Valley has won National Geographic’s first-ever Picture of the Year contest with his stunning image showing a trio of bald eagles battling for a spot on a branch in Alaska’s Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.
After a rigorous vetting process by a team of seasoned Nat Geo photo editors, Karthik Subramaniam’s Dance of the Eagles photo was named grand-prize winner, according to an official announcement.
Every year in November, hundreds of bald eagles gather at Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve near Haines, Alaska, to feast on Salmon. I visited there last two Novembers to photograph them, Subramaniam said.