Devoted for his Passion
Musini Venkateswara Rao (Babulu)
Mr. Musini Venkateswara Rao (Rajahmundry-India), popularly known as Babulu, was born on 19th February 1958. His father, Mr. Babu Rao has been a famous photographer of his town. After completing his High School in 1973 Babulu came into his father's profession and assisted him in studio works. He inherited the basics of photography from his father. Presently he is running his family studio successfully, and has earned good name and fame due to his creative approach. Apart from professional photography, he is a recognized photo journalist. As a photo journalist he has worked with many reputed publications. His projects have been well recognized. In 1991, he got the appreciation of then Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Sri Krishnakanth for his excellence as a photo journalist.
Since Babulu had deep inclination towards pictorial photography, he joined the photographic Association of Andhra. This helped him polishing his skills as a pictorial photographer. Soon he started participating in the distinguished contests of art photography. His first success in national level contest was in the year, 1980 at Kakinada when his photographs were accepted for display. This success boosted his courage. He has achieved more than 2600 acceptances and around 450 awards in National and International Contests so far. Several photographic bodies have honoured him for his fine skills.
He has been into the jury of numerous photography contests. Many associations have invited him as a guest faculty in photography workshops.
The photographs clicked by him prove his mastery over aesthetic composition and proper use of light.
--Dr. Pankaj Sharma