The month of August being, Shraavana masa, an auspicious month for Hindus, was also auspicious for photographers as well, due to World Photography Day celebrated very grandly on 20th and 21st August 2016.
We are also having fantastic programmes for all of you enthusiastic members with a variety of workshops and outings. When YPS was in bad shape for some time, members were complaining of lack of programmes, workshops and activities. Now the present committee is striving hard to organize quality programmes for the benefit of its members. It is for you to utilize it properly and attend these programmes to gain photographic knowledge. There are immense learning opportunities for all of you.
An 8-member group is attending Desert Photography Workshop at Jaisalmer from 8th to 17th Sept 2016. Those who have missed don’t get disheartened since there is another opportunity waiting for you. The Federation of Indian Photography Convention is scheduled for 9 to 11 December 2016 in Udaipur, Rajasthan. Check their website and plan well in advance to assure your participation. Website: fip.org.in
YPS Newsletter goes digital
From September 2016, everyone who have subscribed to emails on YPS will be getting an email to download the Newsletter. By default all members are subscribed to YPS emails. If you are not receiving emails, please send a request through Contact Us page. Henceforth printed Newsletter will be posted only to YPS Members who have requested for printed Newsletters. YPS Members who want to receive YPS Newsletters by post are requested to send an SMS to H Satish (9448687595) or to Vikas Sastry ( 9945657175) with the message “I want to receive YPS Newsletter by post – Name, YPS Membership Number” on or before September 17th.
Close on the heals of our visit to Sar Pass facilitated by Mr. B V Pralkash, here is another Travel Photography program on Himalayas, facilitated by young and budding photographer, Arjun Haarith. The slide show will cover pictures from his vast collection of travel images, Continue reading Himalayan Views by Arjun Haarith→
A Workshop on Portraits with Umbrella Lighting is being organized for YPS Members who want to learn the art of Portrait lighting and photography. It will be in Workshop format where the participants will interact with faculty and also take pictures by applying the learnings from the workshop. The Faculty for this workshop is the well-known Fashion and Portrait photographer Sri. B.K. Agarwal from Visakhapatnam.
Youth Photographic Society Bengaluru organized a Two-Day Exhibition of Landscape and Cityscape Pictures of Members on August 20 & 21 at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath. The Exhibition was organized to celebrate World Photography Day which fell on August 19th. 112 Pictures from 35 members were on display at the exhibition. More than 250 art lovers visited the Exhibition during the two days.
The YPS Meet on August 6 was led by Mr. B V Prakash, YPS Member and Himalayan Trekker. The YPS Meet was attended by over 30 people. Mr. B V Prakash was a Camp Leader under the Himalayan Trekking Program in Himachal for a month under Youth Hostels Association of India (yhaindia.org). During this period he facilitated Sar Pass treks by many teams and was at several YHAI Camps at Grahan, Padri, Ratapani and Nagaru. Continue reading The Magical Sar Pass Trek→