An economics graduate from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi and an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar, Gitika started flirting with photography in 2011 and it has been a constant companion ever since. She enjoys taking photographs related to travel, humanitarian causes, festivals and celebrations and once in a while, likes to connect dots and find the common thread between images of people and places. You can view some of her work here.
The cobalt blue waters of the Dead Sea had been still all morning, and it took no persuasion to jump right in. A gasp for breath and I was jolted out of my joie de vivre. The salts were pricking each pore on my skin, instantly turning it to a shade of scarlet.