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Saswat Pattanayak || Self Portrait

Saswat Pattanayak || Self Portrait

I am a photographer, journalist and blogger based in New York City. I am available to travel.

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Saswat Pattanayak hails from Tigiria, grew up in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India and lives in New York City.

As a photographer, he has taken portraits of Amiri Baraka, Pete Seeger, Sonia Sanchez, Angela Davis, Noam Chomsky, and Billie Jean King among others.

His photographs have appeared in Elle Magazine (France), Be Magazine (France), Hatier (France), Daily Mail (UK), Sueddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), Grazia Magazine (Italy), Women's Day Magazine (New Zealand), The Telegraph (UK), The Sun (UK),  Macleans (Canada), The Globe and Mail (Canada), L A Times, Huffington Post, NY Daily News, New York Magazine, and New York Post among others. His works have been featured on ABC News, Dr Phil Show, The Kilborn File, CBS, and NBC.

As a journalist, he has worked as a staff writer for Economic Times, The Asian Age and Hindustan Times. His articles have appeared in Mainstream Weekly, Vox Union, Black Agenda Report, New American Media. He is a senior columnist for Kindle Magazine and he regularly contributes to Counter Currents.

As a blogger, he edits the Women's Rights NY blog, Critical School and Radical Notes.     

Photography Portfolios by Saswat - 

Fashion: FashionStills.com
NYC: NYCPhotoProject.com
Politics: RadicalCamera.com