Harikrishna Katragadda studied engineering and physics from IIT Chennai before he went to graduate with a master’s degree in Photojournalism from the University of Texas at Austin. He was a staff photographer with Mint newspaper in New Delhi between 2006-2009.
His work has appeared in Hindustan Times, India Today, Business Today, Frontline, Stern, Geo,Missio Aktuel, Internazionale, Nytimes.com, Greenpeace and BBC. He was awarded theNational Foundation for India fellowship in 2012 for his personal documentary project on Malana.
His work has been exhibited at the Goethe Institute and the India Habitat Center in New Delhi.Based in Bombay, he is an independent photographer and the contributing photo editor for Fountain Ink.