Saturday, March 26, 2011

Profile: A True Educator of Art: Rajendra Prasad, ARPS


A Real Educator of Art: Rajendra Prasad


Mr. Rajendra Prasad, a resident of Mujaffarpur (Bihar-India), is a devoted art-enthusiast. He has been in the field of art-photography for over two decades and has broad experience in this area. He masters over digital imaging. Mr. Prasad has an obsession for sharing his knowledge on photography through teaching and writing. He has trained a number of photo-enthusiasts through his workshops in numerous cities of India. His articles on photography have been published in well-regarded magazines and journals. He has also published an e-book “An Introduction to Digital Photography”. He has given talks on photography at Doordarshan as well. His photographs have won many laurels in different photographic competitions. Mr. Prasad has been invited as judge in various reputed contests. The Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain has honored him with its Associateship. His other hobbies are electronics and painting. He works in State Bank of India.

This is worth mentioning that Mr. Rajendra Prasad has been contributing his articles on image-editing in the most elegant magazine of the country, Smart Photography, regularly.

--Dr. Pankaj Sharma

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Event : "Viva Carnival-2011, Goa"

Viva Carnival-2011, Goa”


Goa is well-known for yearly Viva Carnival. This is an event of enjoyment. Mr. Chandan D. N. Gaonkar of Panaji is before us with a photo feature on this occasion.

--Dr. Pankaj Sharma

Viva Carnival is celebrated in Goa (India) annually with great enthusiasm. Like previous years, this time too, the four-day festival was celebrated passionately. The carnival parade started from Dayanand Bandodkar statue, Panaji (the capital of Goa) at around 3:30 pm on 05 March, 2011.

Parade began with the float of King Momo. King Momo welcomed one and all to join in the festivities and taste the carnival spirit. Message was, “Eat, drink, be merry and preserve the beauty of Goa”.

The colorful procession was observed by a big number of tourists and Goans. Each one was full of joy. There were more than 96 floats showing the culture and traditions of Goa. There were floats giving the message to preserve planet earth as well. The whole event was splendid.

The Carnival was organized by the Panaji Carnival Committee and Department of Tourism (Govt. of Goa).

To sum up, it was an unforgettable event with thousands of people....

Report and Photographs by: - Chandan D.N.Gaonkar, LIIPC, Panaji, Goa.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Event : "Drishti-2011" - An Exhibition by Photo Vision, Bareilly



An Exhibition by Photo Vision, Bareilly


Photo Vision, Bareilly (India) organized a two-day photography exhibition, titled, Drishti-2011 on 26 and 27 February-2011. The show consisted of the photographs of Photo Vision’s members, namely, Mr. Gopal Sharma, Mr. Deepak Ghosh, Mr. Bijan Das, Dr. Pankaj Sharma, Mr. Sushil Saxena, Dr. Anupam Sharma, Dr. Kamran Khan, Mr. Sanjay Jaiswal (popularly known as Swami Prem Sangeet), Mr. Bipin Mehra, Mr. Ajay Sharma, Mr. Sachin Gaur, Mr. Satpal Singh, Madhav Sharma and Divyanshi Sharma (both in junior category). The exhibition covered a wide range of subjects, i.e. landscapes, wild life, travel, human life, still life, portraits etc. The event was organized in IMA Hall, Bareilly. A good number of art lovers witnessed the show.

This is worth mentioning that Photo Vision has been serving for the cause of photography art for last 20 years and has organized different events during this phase of time.

--Dr. Pankaj Sharma