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YPS Junior Associates’ Presentation

November 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+5.5

YPS Open House | November 24, Sat | 6:30 PM | State Youth Centre


The next YPS Open House will be a presentation by our YPS Junior Associates,  they will be showcasing wonderful images taken by them!

Meet the Junior Associates!

Yukthi Padmakar Reddy

Yukthi is 12 year old, Studying 7th standard at MESKKPS, Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore. Her interest in wildlife started at very young age. she started travelling to jungles with her parents when she was as young as year and a half . Her first ever trip as a kid was to Kabini and her first interaction with animals was with an elephant rescued by the forest department at Kabini. Later Her fascination towards wildlife kept growing and holidays were always to the jungles . Yukthi has visited almost all the jungles in Karnataka and recent trip was to Tadoba in Maharashtra. Her favourite jungle trip has always been to K Gudi and enjoys spending time learning more about elephants at the K gudi jungle property . She’s just back from an awesome Bhadra trip.
Her parents Padmakar Reddy & Priya Padmakar who are also our YPS Members and are into wildlife photography have been encouraging and set an example towards her interest in photography too as she was exposed to camera & lenses quite an young age . She picked up tricks of photography by observing her parents closely and about few animal behaviours by reading books related to the same .
She’s here today to present few photographs clicked by her over the years during all her trips.


Anagha Mohan

Anagha studying in class 7 at Poornaprajna Education Centre developed interest in wildlife photography from past two years watching her father Mr. Manju Mohan who happens to be a YPS member too. She has attended a couple of basic photography courses at YPS, Toehold etc. She started going out to forest with her family and started to shoot wildlife. She has also attended a few photo tours to Kabini, Coorg with Philip Ross.

Off late she has been attending YPS weekly sessions on Saturdays and gained knowledge from photography experts like Shri. H Satish, Shri. Murali Santanam  among others. She has started trying out Macro Photography with the YPS Macro Team and started picking up a lot of technical aspects of macro photography.
She wishes to pursue her photography passion and excel in this field with the help of her mentors.


Shreyas N Y

Shreyas started photography at the age of 7, Initially he photographed birds in the garden and at Hebbal lake during weekends. He is 16 years now and currently studying 1st PUC at Base PU College, Sahakara Nagar. Apart from photography, he is learning to play Guitar and plays basketball as well.

Suhas N Y
Suhas, younger brother of Shreyas, also started photography at the age of 7. He started accompanying his dad and uncle to Hesaraghatta. Suhas is 14 years and is studying in 9th Standard at Poorna Pragna High School, Sadashiva Nagar. Apart from photography, he plays the Keyboard, he likes to draw and paint and also plays basketball.
Both, Shreyas and Suhas were introduced to wildlife by their grandfather, who took them to places like Bandipur, Nagarahole, Kabini, Ranthambore and Kenya at a very early age. Interest, encouragement and knowledge in wild life photography came from their dad Mr. Yogish N N and dad’s younger brother Mr. Harish N N who are also our YPS Life Members. They started with a Canon 400D and a 75-300mm lens. They have been to Hessarghatta many times and also places like Ranganthittu, Kanha, Bandhavgarh, Ganesh gudi etc. purely for photography.

Before joining YPS, their photographic interests were limited to wild life. Thanks to YPS, they have now they have started to experiment in other areas of photography as well and have just started to participate in salons. They have both won Youth awards in last year’s YPS National Salon.


Akash V Harish

Akash is presently 13 years old and is studying in the 8th Standard. He started bird photography trips since the last about 4 years accompanying his father Harish N N who is our Life Member too. Initially he used to shoot with a Bridge camera, but soon started using a DSLR. He mostly shoots with a Nikon D300s camera with either a Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6 lens or a Sigma 500mm f/4.5 lens. His main interest is in bird photography and loves to shoot them in action. Among his other hobbies are playing cricket.


Let us meet this Saturday to experience a wonderful slideshow by our YPS Junior Associates!

YPS Executive Committee





November 24, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:


Youth Photographic Society


State Youth Centre
State Youth Centre,Nrupathunga Road
Bangalore, Karnataka 560001 India
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