Smitha Tumuluru is a documentary photographer based in Bangalore. She focusses on visual narratives to capture lives and lifestyles of rural communities. Her deep field experience in the development sector, particularly among marginalized communities, lends perspective and informs her reporting. Her current work alternates between personal projects, publications and commissioned work. Her documentary practice began in Singapore, where she lived for many years, capturing the city’s culture. Smitha also travels extensively and explores a range of subjects through her lens. Her work has been exhibited internationally in New York, Singapore, Malaysia.