Each month PhotoVoice randomly selects one of its members to win an exciting prize. This month a copy of Kochi Diary by the world-renowned photographer, Peter Bialobrzeski is up for grabs.
Peter is a documentary photographer whose work has been widely exhibited and published. He has won prestigious awards for his work including, World Press Photo Award in 2003 and 2010.
Published by The Velvet Cell, Kochi Diary is the fifth book in the City Diary Series.
“1st August 2016: The Wear Helmet, Get Petrol, Be Safe campaign starts today. That doesn’t mean, of course, that you’ll be refused petrol if you aren’t wearing protective gear. Instead you’ll be handed a campaign leaflet by the pump–operator. In the Kochi–Ernakulam area there have been 17,000 two wheeler accidents in the past three years, with more than 1,200 motorists dead. The Hindu states: “Besides poor road conditions, the presence of young brats with snazzy new super bikes … is proving to be a major cause of concern.”