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The Golden Hour – YPS ನೆನಪುಗಳು – 10

December 5, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+5.5

YPS GJC - Nenapugalu 10

YPS Golden Hour | Dec 05, Sun | 5:30 PM | Online

As you all know that YPS is in its 50 years of existence and as a part of the Golden Jubilee Celebration this Sunday 05 Dec 2021, we are coming up with YPS Nenapugalu, Trip Down The Memory Lane.

This will be a unique program where our President, Shri. H Satish will be in conversation with three stalwarts in the Print & Media arena, H N Allama Prabhu, Nagesh Hegde and Vimal Parmar!

Don’t miss catching up on the history of YPS.

To join the session

  1. FaceBook:
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    2. Click on https://youtube.com/ypsbengaluru/live/ on 05 Dec 2021 at 5.30pm IST.

Language: English/Kannada

The Speakers

Mr. H N Allama Prabhu

H N Allama Prabhu Profile Picture

Mr H N Allama Prabhu B.Sc (Agri) FRPS, AFIAP, AAPS, AIIPC, ASIIPC PSA 5 Star Exhibitor (ND), Hon.YPS Recipient of Karnataka Rajyotsava Award

Shri. H.N. Allama Prabhu is a B.Sc. Agriculture graduate and has obtained many honors in the field of photography owing to his exceptional photographic works spanning over 5 decades.
He is undoubtedly one of the stalwarts of India’s outstanding nature photographers. A soft spoken and humble personality known for his excellent nature and wildlife photo works.

He has been interested in photography since his college days. 

His agricultural science degree was instrumental in bringing him closer to nature, this passion eventually made him take up photography as a full time profession. Awards at university level and inter – collegiate photo competition boosted his interest in photography. 

At the age of 21 he became a serious salon exhibitor winning accolades for his exemplary wildlife works.  

Few of the accolades achieved over the years
He was bestowed the distinction “Artiste Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique” (AFIAP) in 1983 

He was awarded “Associate of the Royal Photographic Society” (ARPS) in 1984
It was followed by the most prestigious “Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society” (FRPS) in 1985
He was conferred “Associate of the Australian Photographic Society” (AAPS) in 1985. 

He is a 5 Star exhibitor in Photographic Society of America (PSA) in Nature division 

In PSA’s Who’s who, he was placed fourth for 4 years in a row and was also in the top 10 for over 7 years, which is a unique accomplishment and a record by an Indian till date. Owing to this achievement, he was invited to submit photographs for PSA’s permanent collection

Associate of India International Photographic Council, New Delhi (AIIPC) in 1985 

Associate Service of India International Photographic Council (ASIIPC) in 1987 for the services rendered in photography 

He was bestowed the highly honored Karnataka State Rajyotsava award in 1989 by the KarnatakaState Government 

He is Recipient of the Chhaya Chitra Ratna award in 1990 from Aradhya Maha Sabha®, Mysore. 

He was conferred Chaaya Vishishta award by Prakruthi creations in 2011 

He was honored with Lifetime achievement award at Photo Today 2015 by Image and Multimedia Academy Trust, Bangalore 

Karnataka Photographers Association® in Bangalore bestowed him with Chaaya Bhushan award in 2015 for his dedicated services in the field of photography for over 45 years 

Youth Photographic Society®, Bangalore conferred the Honorary YPS title in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the art of photography on world photography day in 2017. 

India International Photographic Council (IIPC) has conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2021 for his significant contribution towards the promotion of photographic art. 

He was the Chairman of Nature division of IIPC and served for a period of 10 years 

Doordarshan covered his life events and achievements for permanent collection; it was broadcasted on the national network 

He has contributed many photographs and rendered photographic services to the forest department of Karnataka

An International edition of a book on Hoysala temples which exclusively featured his photos was also published.

 He has to his credit over 96 awards and certificates of merit along with 760 acceptances in international salons.

 He has over 385 awards and certificates of merit along with 1250 acceptances in national salons. A pioneer in organizing wildlife workshops since the 80’s to educate people in conservation of forests and wildlife.

 He conducted numerous wildlife workshops which attracted many enthusiasts from all over India. 

He has been on the panel of jury for many national and international salons. Besides his personal achievements in photography, he has been a provider of quality services in processing of films, digital imaging, photo prints, archival fine art prints and related services for photographers globally

Mr. Nagesh Hegde

Nagesh Hegde Profile Picture

Prof Nagesh Hegde has an MSc (Tech) in Applied Geology from IIT Kharagpur and M.Phil degree in Environmental Sciences from JNU New Delhi. He taught Environmental Geology at Kumaon University in Nainital.

 He changed his profession to become a journalist and has worked for 25 years in Prajavani and Sudha. He has published more than 40 books in Kannada. Many of his writings in Kannada have become textbook lessons for highschools and colleges in Karnataka. 

His column on Science and Environment is running its record 38 th year in Prajavani. Prof. Hegde has the rare distinction of getting the topmost honors from three Academies, i.e. Media Academy, Sahitya Academy and Science and Technology Academy of Karnataka. 

He is a Rajyotsava awardee. He was given “Big Little Book ” National award for children’s literature. Presently Nagesh Hegde is a Visiting Professor at IIJNM (Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media) in Bengaluru, teaching Environmental and Developmental Journalism. 

With his wife he is also engaged in small scale farming near Kengeri

Mr. Vimal Parmar

He is an Independent Marketing Consultant and a Digital Print Evangelist with over 36 years’ experience in the imaging industry.

He Managed a diverse range of B2B and B2C products – Photographic equipment and consumables; Graphic art material; Medical imaging films & chemicals; Inkjet, coated and business papers, Synthetic substrates etc. in the area of Sales & Marketing, Product Management, Technical Support, Consumer Research

He was Associated with 3 organizations: Vakil & Sons (1982-84), Agfa Gevaert India Limited / Allied Photographics India Limited (1985 – 2002) & TechNova Imaging Systems (P) Limited (2002-19)

  • Nov 2018: Curated and moderated a panel discussion at The NCPA, Piramal Art Gallery along with a group exhibition.
  • Featured in Smart Photography, Classic Imaging, and PrintWeek India magazines
  • Jury Panel: Better Photography Magazine –  Wedding Photographer of the Year 2014-15
  • Jury: Smart Photography Award 2016 – The Most Prestigious Camera of the Year
  • Jury Panel: Shutterbugs Creative Forum. A Dubai based photography group.
  • Talks: Delivered talks on abstract photography, digital print media and printing technology at various forums
  • 200+ photographs are on display in patient rooms and wards of a hospital in Mumbai. These pictures have been donated by me

Played a key role in introducing the following products in India:

  • Resin coated sensitized B&W photo papers
  • Chlorobromide and Multigrade B&W photo papers
  • Photo-typesetting paper
  • Instant photo-booth with reversal paper

Trivia : He designed a face shield for protection against Covid19 • Naming of a Mahindra 4×4 vehicle – Draco

His Interests: Photography, Print, Teaching, Food, Music, Graphic Arts, Social Media, Reading, Road trips

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