The major activity during April was to take our actions for paying Tribute to Shri. TNA Perumal to conclusion. The submission of entries to the Tribute to TNA Perumal contest was closed on April 20th. In all 1343 pictures were uploaded by 141 enthusiasts. Open judging was held at YPS on April 22nd. It was a great occasion to see all the judges at the venue, most of whom stayed on till the end of the day.
The final step in our efforts was to hold a solo exhibition-cum-sale of Shri. TNA Perumal’s pictures, the proceeds from which went to the family of Shri. TNA Perumal. The Exhibition was inaugurated on April 28th by Shri. K N Shantha Kumar, Chief Editor, Prajavani and by Shr. M N Jayakumar, Retired Chief PCCF. The exhibition was kept open for public till April 30th. The event was made possible by contributions from M/s. Sandur Manganese & Iron Ores Ltd. and M/s. Prism Giclee Prints. Many have contributed money to the well being of Shri. TNA Perumal’s family.
Also on display at the exhibition were the award winning images from the contest. Please check YPS Website for a complete account of YPS efforts to pay a fitting tribute to Shri. TNA Perumal.
On May 6th, YPS witnessed a unique program coming from Mr. Narasimhamurthy. He combines his passion or photography with his police work. His work in Police had given him unique opportunities to click photographs that cannot be clicked by others. Here are some examples: Continue reading Photography in Police Work→
Tourism Contest | Karnataka Arts & Culture | May 31
Karnataka is a bundle of distinct Arts and Culture practiced by Kannadigas, Tuluvas, Kodavas, Konkanis and more.
This contest provides you a wide field to play with. Karnataka is the home of many civilizations, many traditions and many cultures. The Art forms manifest in many ways, all designed to engage people and appease their senses. Some of the forms of Art that are visually appeasing are,
Local dance forms like Veeragase, Kamsale, Dollu Kunitha and other dance forms
Craft forms like the Dolls of Channapatna, Silk Weaving, Cloth making, Pot making and other forms local to Karnataka
Folk Theater like Yakshagana, Puppet Shows, Community Performances etc. are also local manifestations of Art
Culture takes other forms as well, like the local Customs and Rituals, Celebrations, Sports and other activities local to Karnataka. These are also candidates for this month’s theme.
The questions on the minds of everyone who assembled at Venkatappa Art Gallery on Sunday evening to listen to Arjun were “Should I continue with Photoshop ? Should I switch to Lightroom ? How easy is it to switch to Lightroom ?”. Mr. Arjun Haarith started the presentation by addressing these basic questions. Continue reading To Lightroom or Not→
The April 2017 Karnataka Tourism Photo Contest was held under the theme of “Karnataka Landscapes”. The contest has now concluded and the results have been published. The panel of judges met on May 3rd evening for judging at YPS office at the State Youth Centre along with YPS Executive Committee. YPS’ online salon judging system was used to assign scores and to review and finalize award winning images. Continue reading Karnataka Tourism Contest results for Karnataka Landscapes has been published→
Youth Photographic Society held an Exhibition, in tribute to Shri. TNA Perumal, for three days at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishat from April 28-30. This was a “Solo Exhibition” of coveted pictures of Shri. TNA Perumal in Black & White and in Color. A selected set of 48 pictures were printed in Archive Paper using Epson printer and were on display at the Exhibition. These pictures were also available for owning by photo lovers against a donation to Shri. TNA Perumal’s family.
For those of you who could not make it to the exhibition, here is an extended opportunity to own any of the 48 pictures of Shri. TNA Perumal that were on exhibition against a donation made to Shri. TNA Perumal’s Family. A minimum donation of RS.5000 per picture ordered is required. Donations above this amount are appreciated.
YPS remembers the great master Dr. G Thomas on his 110th Birthday
During the YPS Meet held on April 16th at Venkatappa Art Gallery, YPS members, led by Shri. S Satish, President, YPS, took some time to remember the great photographer Dr. G Thomas and walk the memory lane to view some of his pictures. Continue reading Tribute to Dr. G Thomas→
The Member Photo Appreciation April 2017 program on April 2nd is a good example of how learning never stops at YPS. Conversations with participants as well as with the senior critics showed that there is learning at both ends and demonstrated that learning can only happen through sharing. Continue reading Learning never stops at YPS→
YPS is pleased to announce the YPS International Digital Salon 2017. The Salon allows submissions under Monochrome Open, Color Open, Nature and Travel. The contest is open to amateur and professional photographers from around the world. Last date for submission is July 25, 2017.
Some of the highlights of YPS International Digital Salon 2017 are:
International Recognitions from PSA, FIAP & FIP
Over 70 Medals & Ribbons to be won
A wide choice of subjects to submit
A panel of internationally reputed jury
Fair and open judging
Salon Exhibition of winning images at Chitrakala Parishath
Completely on-line from registration to payment to upload
Ability to replace pictures till last date
Low Entry Fee and lower rates for Clubs and YPS Members