PhotographerBrian T. Scott
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryBrooklyn, United States
Photo DateOctober 2012
Entry Description

Hindu pilgrims arrive daily in the Indian city of Varanasi to bathe in the Ganges and to have their deceased loved ones cremated on it's banks and released into the holy river, thus freeing their souls from the cycle of reincarnation.

About Photographer

Brian T. Scott is a Brooklyn, NY based photographer, actor, composer and multi-instrumentalist who was raised in Central Vermont, USA. Since becoming obsessed with cameras and photography while standing in a shopping mall in Arizona in 2008, Brian has travelled and photographed in the Ukraine, Cuba, India, Germany, the U.K., Mexico, Brazil, Taiwan, South Korea, Argentina, Peru, Bolivia, Canada and much of the United States. He has exhibited work at the Sloan gallery in NYC, The Darkroom gallery in Vermont and was a silver award winner in the PX3 photo competition in Paris in 2011. He works as a performer, director, writer and photographer for the off- broadway performance group, "Blue Man Group" in New York.