""I call this picture 'The Goddess' because Goddess Durga is depicted riding a tiger.
I hope my image can play a small part in spreading awareness about Tigers throughout the world.
Sachdev will get the award on November 16 in Washington DC.
They didn't really seem to be in a mood to come out on that particular day, but nature does surprise you sometimes.
"It's a matter of great pride for my photograph to be displayed at Smithsonian," he said.
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