With Purity of Vision
B. K. Agrawal
Born on 15th February, 1955 at Bolangir, Orissa (India) in a business family, Mr. B. K. Agrawal had deep interest in different games and yoga in his childhood days. His fell in love with photography at the tender age of twelve when his brother gifted him a Kodak box camera. His eternal journey of creativity started step by step with Click III, Billy Record, Yashica Mat, Minolta SRT 303, and finally Nikon. Very soon he built up his own vision to observe the creations of God. He was interested in portraits and figure study since beginning. With his hard working tendency he established his identity as a master of these branches. He portrays human beings with originality of approach. His clicks seem pure, fresh and spontaneous.
Mr. Agrawal has so far 800 acceptances and more than 100 awards in different National and International salons of art-photography. India International Photographic Council has honoured him with most coveted Fellowship (FIIPC) in the year 1999 in Fashion and advertisement section. Academy of Visual Media, New Delhi has honoured him with Life Time Achievement Award in 2007.
He has conducted many fashion photography workshops in different parts of India. He has been a trainer for studio lighting for Companies like Kodak Limited. He is a gracious human being and feels himself in high spirits while helping the art-lovers. His style of educating is so impulsive and effective that even a beginner can easily understand the concepts of art.
Presently he resides in Visakhapatnam and looks his family business in Automobile tyres and tubes.
--Dr. Pankaj Sharma