My name is Sutapa Roy

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I was born and brought up in Kolkata, India.

I am a self  taught storytelling photographer who believes photography is a strong medium that can shape up the thoughts, opinions and ideas of a society maintaining the ethical value, as maintained in every work culture. I absolutely love my job and will try to continue with it as long as i survive. For any inquiry you can leave a message down below.

Awards and Publications:

Nikon women photography contest 2018 (winner), Indian Photo Festival Portrait competition 2018 and 2019 (finalist),  World Street photography competition “Workers” 2018 (special mention) and over 300 images published in Vogue Italia (online), work published in Private International Review of Photographs,  F-STOP Magazine and “World street photography 5” photo book (print). Story published in

PRIVATE- International Review of Photographs

Story published in Knack Magazine, Issue No 58Art Dose Magazine, Anandabazar Patrika (Online portal), Float Magazine.


“Experimenter Learning Program/Module – III: New Directions” (workshop), conducted by Sohrab Hura (Magnum Associate Photographer) 2018, and attended the same. I have been selected as a participant in Angkor Photo Workshop in the year 2019 and attended the same. Selected to attend New York Portfolio Review Program 2020, attending the same. (This year participants will be attending the program in 2021), VII Photo “The Original Masterclass” scholarship grantee 2020.



My works were exhibited at Gudberg Nerger Gallery(Germany),Indian Photo Festival at State Art Gallery(Hyderabad), Auckland Festival of Photography at Bruce Mason Centre(New Zealand),

Story projected in Angkor Photo Festival 2019 and “Bongalingone Manobdarshan” at Gallery Gold (Kolkata).

My primary focus now is to improve my storytelling skill by exploring different ideas and finding new directions. I am currently working on three social and personal projects in and around West Bengal, India.


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