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YPS Saturday Meet – Advertising Photography

July 9, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC+5.5

YPS Saturday Meet - Advertising Photography

YPS Google Meet | July 09, Sat | 5:30 PM IST | S2 E1

Advertising photography is icing on the cake for passionate photographers. A K Raju is one such passionate photographer who has turned his passion into a profession!

Submit your images to have it reviewed, receive inputs and tips from ace photographer Raju, a maverick and stickler for details.

About the Speaker

Mr. A K Raju

A K Raju

Presently Raju is heading an American Company, Endemic Greens pvt ltd as Director, Head of Operations, involved in Research of Native Plants and Organic plantations to enrich the sanctity of soil and purity of rivers of the Western Ghats. He is also heading a project of creating a Biosphere in the Shola Evergreen forest. 

Prior to this, he was appointed as ‘The Chief Naturalist’ to create a Bio-diversity Register, to establish and to promote Eco Tourism in Briar Tea Bungalows in Annamalai Tiger Reserve and in Little Earth Boutique Resorts in Nilgiris and Kurumgad islands of the Arabian sea. 

After a good three decades as an advertising photographer and 43 years of serious wildlife photography with innumerable awards in national and international photo competitions, Raju has been a YPS member since 1980, winning awards of YPS from 1981 to 1989 continuously. He is also the premier award winner of the first YPS International competition. He is the second Indian to win  a BBC award in 1992. He is a vivid traveler with stamping of over 16 countries and loves to experiment with lights, building his own lenses and gadgets. His latest craze of photo-micrography with his latest toy … A Leica Microscope. He has close to 800 species of birds, 50 species of mammals and countless macro works. 

His advertising cruise with cars, watches, Ariel, products, industries, interiors, Food, Jewellery and hospitality has left an array of happy and satisfied clients.

Raju’s website : http://www.rajuak.net/

Submission Link: http://memex.ypsbengaluru.com/ 


Language: English

Do join us on 09 July, 2022, 5:30 pm IST on Google Meet at the usual coordinates

Also request you to join the session 15 mins in prior to check your audio and video functionality.

The session starts at sharp 5.30 PM IST

Here is how to participate:

Click here or visit the below Google Meet Link on the day of the event
Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/mmm-vxsb-saz

In case of any issues in connecting to the meeting, request to please call us on our official number by clicking here or simply dial: +91 9513-YPS-BLR (+91 9513-977-257)

You can also WhatsApp us by clicking here (or on the icon below) or by sending a WhatsApp message on the above mentioned official number.

YPS WhatsApp Contact

Note: Registration is NOT necessary and look forward to seeing you all this Saturday at 5:15 PM IST.

Some salient features of YPS Saturday Meets:

  • Exclusively for Members.
  • Hear and be heard – These are interactive sessions and not talk shows.
  • Discuss and learn from real Member Pictures for absolute learning for every one.
  • Opinion from experts and knowledge from everyone who wants to share.

Some Google Meet Self-Disciplines to be followed to make the experience memorable for everyone:

  • Do not interrupt when something is being presented. Keep a note of questions and ask them at the end when moderator opens the floor for questions.
  • Keep your lines muted when not talking or asking questions.
  • Keep your question and discussions brief and to the point.
  • If you cannot get the required answer in two discussions, take them offline with the panel member.
  • All pictures to be discussed should be uploaded here before the end date. We cannot receive pictures over WhatsApp or email for discussion.

-YPS Executive Committee



July 9, 2022
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm UTC+5.5
Event Category:


Youth Photographic Society
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