Ravi - The 'Fixer' in India
Ravi is a good friend and collaborator in India, with whom I have initially worked in Bhopal ahead of December 2009, in occasion of the 25th anniversary since the poisonous cloud enveloped the city, leaving everlasting consequences onto its people.
He is the local translator, guide, 'fixer', that helped me gain access to many of Bhopal's affected families, including Poonam's. Ravi was only a few meters away when I photographed the young girl, revelling in the rain, whose image sparked my whole project of change through photography and social media.
Since 2009, Ravi has also assisted Pulitzer Price-winning reporter Daniel Berehulak, when on assignment in India.
Ravi lives in Delhi and he is the person to be in touch with for any journalism, photography and video project.
A kind, intelligent, sensitive professional 'fixer' and passionate photographer, he will surprise you and make life a lot easier when on tight assignments, as well as while researching and starting a new project.
Ravi thinks ahead of problems, making the most of your time reporting in India. Find him here: www.fixerinindia.com
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Below are two slideshows of images that I produced collaborating with him:
My name is Alex Masi, and I am an Italian documentary photographer committed to spreading awareness and supporting action towards children's rights and education.
In May 2011, 'The Photographers Giving Back Awards' assigned me a 5000 US$ grant to create and implement a specifically designed plan, benefiting one of my subjects, Poonam - and her family, after noticing one of my images of the young girl, then 6, revelling in the rain in Bhopal, near the abandoned Union Carbide complex.
Since then, I witnessed the passion that is moving Poonam and her family along, and how a single possibility for change has been able to spark in them such a vibrant enthusiasm for life.