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When pictures speak!

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  20 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, August 19: Over 100 photographs by 59 photographers were on display at the State Art Gallery on Saturday on the occasion of World Photography Day organized by Photographic Society of Assam (PSA).

Photo lovers were thrilled to see the angles, ideas and creativity of the photographers and their works.

Abhisekh Deopurkar’s Camping under the Sun, Going Downhill, Ajanta Das’ Polygamy, Ankur Hazarika’s Rhinoceros Unicornis, Anjali Borah’s Childhood-I, II, Anupam Goswami’s The Street Tailor, Winter, Artisans at Kupup, Warm up, Bond of Life, Anupam th’s Struggle-I,II, The Dalai Lama, Arpan Kalita’s By the River Shayok, Once upon A Castle, Atul Lahkar’s Water for Life, Starved, The Monk, Holi, Tresspass, Dr. Aruva Borah’s Summer Splash, among others, are on display.

Speaking on the occasion, Veteran jourlist Ajit Bhuyan said that photographs speak louder than words. Bhuyan said that a single photo can create ripples in the world. He, however, said that there is a difference between professiol photography and random photography.

“Professiol photography involves creativity, angle, idea and observation. Nowadays, almost everybody is a photographer with one’s mobile phone,” he said.

Bhuyan recollected memories involved with rare and exclusive photographs in his career. He also talked about the famous photograph ‘The vulture and the little girl’ by Kevin Carter and Nick Ut’s ‘palm Girl’ saying that such photographs left an imprint in the world.

The Sentinel’s photojourlist Rajib Bhattacharjee was also felicitated on the occasion for his hard work and dedication in his career.

Jourlist Manjit Mahanta, jourlist Pray Bordoloi, photojourlist Tapan Das, singer JP Das, PSA president Muktideep Kalita, PSA organizing secretary Dr. Mitali Baruah were also present on the occasion.

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