Photography Lives In His Heart And Soul : Satsangi N.P
Satsangi N P was born on 12th Nov 1944 in Ludhina. He is a graduate (B.Sc.) of Kolkata University and BE (Mech.) of NIT Allahabad University. He started manufacturing of Tin metal recovery from Tin sheet scraps and then steel cold Rolling in 1969 at Kolkata and Ghaziabad.
He felt in deep love with Photography in 1989. He soon started participating in National and International Photographic competitions and the process is still going on. He has won many prestigious awards, certificates of merit and Honourable mentions till date. He has received Artist FIAP in Colour Slides Section, Associateship of India International Photographic Council in Nature Slides Section, and Fellowship of Federation of Indian Photography in Nature Slides Section. The oldest Photographic society of Madras has honoured him with life time achievement award. He has been the member of jury in various National and International photographic competitions. He has more than 10000 acceptances in national and international photographic competitions to his credit.
He has given presentations at Photographic Society of Madras, Madras Photographic Society, Madras Naturalist Society, Roll Call, Asian College Of Journalism and Dayalbagh University.
He is a passionate traveller and has been to many destinations like Hongkong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, Australia Alaska, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. He has authored three books. The two are related to a Town, Sidhpur with 135 photographs. Another is a Coffee Table book with 160 stunning Pictorial, Nature, Wild Life, Landscape shots.
--Dr. Pankaj Sharma