When You Wish Upon A Star…


An intense automotive photography competition saw a multitude of ways to photograph a single object of luxury and class. Natasha Desai takes you through this exhilarating journey of skill and persistence.

When you put together 29 photographers from different genres, varying weather conditions and a stylish car, what do you get? An action-packed competition, to say the very least. Mercedes-Benz, OVERDRIVE and Better Photography put together India’s most thrilling car photography competition, which took its contestants across the country. Here’s a look at the journey that the semi-fi nalists undertook, to get closer to the fi nal round—a road trip with the Better Photography and OVERDRIVE teams from Chandigarh to Naldhera and back! This round will determine who gets their hands on the prize—the stunning Mercedes- Benz CLA 200, for a year!


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Tags: Swapan Parekh, Overdrive, Prashant Godbole, Jaipur, frame the star, Mercedes-Benz CLA, Castle Kanota, Chikmagalur, Automotive Photography, Villa Urvinkhan, Hotel Narain Niwas, Shwerwin Crasto, Peter Griffin, Bertrand D'souza