For a second time in two years, Drsti has received many accolades from the jury of PSA 2022 Newsletter contest.

This contest draws many entries from photographic clubs across the globe and participating clubs compete in two sections: Small Clubs and Large Clubs. YPS, by virtue of its number of members, falls under ‘Large Clubs’.

The Jan-Feb ‘22 issue of the newsletter was submitted for the contest and it has been adjudged as having the Best Banner and Best Layout. One of the articles in this issue under ‘Just Grasp It’: ‘Basic Portrait Photography Lighting’ by Mr. Ashok Kandimala was adjudged as the ‘Best How-To article’. YPS’s Executive Committee congratulates Drstis Editorial Team for bringing these international accolades to the club. It also thanks and congratulates Mr Kandimala for contributing this commended article.


YPS Saturday Meet – What is Photojournalism?

 YPS Saturday Meet | August 06, Sat | 6:30 PM IST | State Youth Centre

Photojournalism, a very popular genre in photography, is the process of storytelling, using the medium of photography as the main storytelling device. While a journalist uses a pen and paper to tell stories, a photojournalist uses the camera to capture a visual representation of a story.  Naveen, the founder of the international photography magazine, ‘The Light Down’ will take us through the streets of Photojournalism.

40th YPS All India Print and Digital Salon 2022 – Open Judging

40th YPS All India Salon 2022 Judging | July 23-25, 10:00 AM | JP Nagar Cultural Association | YPS Facebook Live and YPS YouTube Channel


The 40th YPS National Print and Digital Salon 2022  Salon Committee sincerely thank all the participants, supporters and volunteers for the overwhelming support for the Salon and wishes success to all the participants. YPS will continue with its established practice of  YPS OPEN JUDGING  for this salon too. YPS has been known for the open judging process in which the scoring is made public in the Judging Hall through live display and beyond through webcast.

The YPS Open Judging for the 2 print sections and 4 digital sections will be held for 3 days from July 23rd, Saturday at JP Nagar Cultural Association.

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YPS Saturday Meet – Ranthambore – Tiger Paradise

YPS Saturday Meet | July 16, Sat | 6:30 PM IST | State Youth Centre


Dr Huilgol fell in love with Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve since his first ever wild tiger sighting there in 1992. Where else can one see these majestic animals against backdrops that include ancient forts, palaces, monuments and ruins that date back to over 1,000 years ago, not to mention lakes, streams and the Aravalli Hills that are more than 1.5 million years old! In his talk, he will present the history of the fort that dominates the landscape, the contribution of Machli, the legendary tigress and some of her iconic offsprings, about other tigers that have continued the saga and also share some images of birds and animals that share this reserve with tigers.

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